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CRKT Nirk Tighe 2

Manufacturer: CRKT

Model: CRKT-5240

Retail: $130.00


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The CRKT Nirk Tighe 2 is a smaller, more compact version of the original Nirk Tighe designed by the brilliant minds of Glen Klecker and Brian Tighe. Klecker designed a NIRK folder and Brian Tighe asked Glenn if he could possibly try the same design using a CNC machine. From this, the custom Nirk Tighe was born of titanium and a high end stainless steel blade. The design won most innovative at the 2010 BLADE Show in Atlanta. CRKT is now producing a more affordable version of this very popular design, using materials such as 420J2 stainless steel for the frame and AUS-8 stainless for the blade. The frame is stamped from a single piece of 420J2 stainless steel and then coated in blue titanium nitride to help prevent corrosion. The exterior of the frame is then satin polished, leaving the inside a deep blue and giving the knife a very unique finish. The design of the handle also offers a very comfortable grip with two large finger notches and an integral lockbar. The blade is manufactured of AUS-8 stainless steel and includes a flipper for easy opening. The blade features a special caged mini ball bearing system for super smooth opening action. Includes a stainless steel clothing/gear clip that is removable.


Overall Length 7.38"
Blade Length 3.25"
Blade Thickness 0.110"
Blade Material AUS-8
Blade Rockwell 58-59 HRC
Opening Mechanism Flipper
Lock Lock Back
Closed Length 4.25"
Handle Material 420J2 Stainless Steel
Clip Stainless Steel
Weight 3.10 oz.
Country of Manufacture Taiwan