Hinderer XM-18 3.5" Skinny Sheepsfoot Stonewash 20CV Translucent G10 Stonewash Blue Ti Tri-Way Pivot Flipper
The Hinderer Knives XM-18 3.5" Gen 6 Skinny is a precision-crafted hard-use tactical folder. The "Skinny" version is slimmed down from the standard for lighter weight, slimmer profile and enhanced cutting performance. As the medium sized model in the Hinderer family, the XM-18 3.5 was designed to fit most hands comfortably and has a reasonable blade size to handle most any task. This version comes with a Stonewashed CPM-20CV Sheepsfoot blade with Stonewashed Blue Anodized titanium frame and Translucent Green G10 handle scale.
Features a hardened steel lock face insert and Tri-Way Pivot detailed below.
Brand new directly from the Hinderer Ranch. USA.
Blade: The three and a half inch blade opens fast and smooth via the integral flipper or dual thumb studs/blade stops. The CPM 20CV blade delivers optimum edge retention and corrosion resistance and sports the all-purpose Stonewash finish for a tough, wear hiding finish. The Skinny version comes with a thinner blade stock for enhance slicing performance. Rick's own Tri-Way pivot system creates silky smooth operation with your choice of bearings, nylon or bronze washers. The detent is dialed in for decisive flipper deployment.
Handle: Full titanium frame lock and liner have a matching Stonewash Blue finish that hides wear well while and has a handsome look appropriate to this hard working tool. Satin Hardware and standoffs create one solid package while 3D texturing on the G10 scale coupled with jimping all around create a solid grip. There is also a bit of a choil to choke up on the blade for more detailed cutting tasks as well. Includes the famous Hinderer Lockbar Stabilizer.
Carries via a reversible, right hand titanium clip.
Compatible Hardware: 3" XM-18 Pivot screw, 3.5" Skinny Sheepsfoot specific standoffs and handle screws, standard LBS, Pocket clip and filler tab.
CPM 20CV: CPM 20CV is a highly wear resistant, powder metallurgy stainless tool steel, an analog to Bohler's M390, and offers some of the best corrosion resistance and wear resistance in combination with a relative ease of sharpening. These properties along with a working hardness in the low 60s HRC make 20CV a prime choice among custom and production makers.
Tri-Way Pivot: The newest innovation from Rick Hinderer, the Tri-Way pivot features milled pockets in the blade and frame allowing for the use of ball bearing pivot washers (installed) or, utilizing steel spacers to fill those pockets, you can use either of the included sets of nylon or bronze washers to customize the action and operation of your knife.
|Blade Rockwell||60-61 HRC|
|Handle Material||G10, Titanium|
|Country of Manufacture||United States|