Brad Zinker Custom TDWC Teardrop Wharncliffe Stonewashed CPM 154 Titanium Frame Lock Flipper 4299

Model: CU-4299
Manufacturer: Custom Knives
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The Custom Brad Zinker TDWC is a TearDrop WharnCliffe titanium frame lock flipper with hand made, precision fit and finish and premium, high performance materials perfect for everyday carry. This version of the TDWC comes with a Compound Ground, Wharncliffe blade made from acid stonewashed CPM-154 with matching titanium frame lock construction and weight-reducing hole milling.

Brand new, direct from Brad Zinker, USA.

Blade: Made from high performance, American CPM-154 Stainless Steel, the blade of the Teardrop Wharncliffe is a sleek, gentleman's tactical powerhouse. Compound ground for enhanced tip strength, the Wharncliffe profile has a high hollow grind for exceptional slicing performance while the tip area has a shallow hollow saber grind for powerful piercing. Finished with an acid etched and stonewashed finish the blade has a rugged and discreet look that will hide wear from use over time. A ball bearing pivot system delivers fast, smooth deployment via the jimped flipper tab while a swedged spine and short section of jimping deliver the final touches on this custom piece.

Handle: Comfortable and ergonomic while retaining a slim profile for carry, the teardrop shaped handle is formed from two solid titanium slabs with chamfered edges for comfort and a double barrel spacer supported open back construction for a solid, easy to maintain design. The titanium slabs are finished with a matching acid stonewashed finish with an integral frame lock mechanism for reliable and secure lockup and ease operation. Small and large milled holes sport polished, chamfered edges for an eye-catching look that enhances traction while reducing the overall weight for carry. For a slim, lightweight and robust daily carry the TDWC is a sure winner.

Carries via a (RH, Tip-Up) stonewashed deep carry titanium pocket clip.

CPM-154: CPM-154 is a particle metallurgy version of 154CM that benefits from the refinement in the PM process providing it with an increase in toughness and easy of finishing. CPM-154 takes a very fine edge and is highly corrosion resistant. Edge retention is going to be on-par with CPM S30V while being easier to resharpen. A great all-around blade steel.


Overall Length 7.25"
Blade Length 3.25"
Sharpened Length 3.13"
Blade Thickness 0.11"
Blade Material CPM-154
Blade Type Stainless
Opening Mechanism Flipper
Lock Frame Lock
Closed Length 4.00"
Handle Thickness 0.32"
Handle Material Titanium
Clip Titanium
Weight 1.80 oz.
Country of Manufacture United States