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BLADE MAGAZINE 2012 OVERALL KNIFE OF THE YEAR®

Knife: ZERO TOLERANCE 0888

Pattern: Premium folder

Blade steel: Composite blade S110V edge, 14C28N spine

Heat treat: 59-61 HRC

Blade length: 3.75”

Blade pattern: Drop point

Blade thickness: .156”

Blade grind: Flat

Blade finish: Satin and bead blasted

Handle: Smooth, contoured titanium

Feature comforts: Stainless steel lockbar insert w/integral over-travel stop; built-in clip slides left or right, integrates into design

Closed length: 5.375”

Operating/locking mechanism: Titanium frame-lock flipper; KVT ball bearings in pivot

Weight: 7.6 ozs.

MSRP: $499

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