WE Knives 2008C Roman Black Stonewashed S35VN Black Titanium Frame Lock Front Flipper
Alessandra De Santis (aka Hydra Design) has teamed up with WE Knives to deliver the Roman, a modern front flipper design both inspired by and a tribute to the city of Rome and its traditional folding knife. A lifelong knife enthusiast, technical reviewer and Filipino Martial Arts, De Santis put her considerable pool of knowledge to work designing this sleek, modern frame lock folder. This version comes with a black stonewashed CPM-S35VN blade and tumbled black titanium handles.
Brand new, direct from WE Knife Co.
Blade: Riding on a caged ceramic ball bearing pivot the blade deploys fast and smooth via the extra long front flipper which allows for multiple deployment options. Black PVD coated and stonewashed S35VN comes in a long, spear-like profile with spine swedge and full flat grind. The grind and 3 mm blade stock make this a proficient slicer while the slender blade and forward swedge offer devastating piercing power.
Handle: Dual slabs of 6AL4V Titanium black PVD coated and tumbled with chamfered edges for a comfortable in hand feel. Slim for carry, the handle is milled with texture to mimic the stones of the Via Appia Antica, a strategic Roman road. This milling provides good traction while the taper toward the pommel delivers a secure grip. Equipped with a hardened steel lock face for smooth, reliable operation the integral frame lock is rock solid and secure. Construction is completed with a matching partial back spacer with titanium lanyard pull, barrel spacer and custom pivot.
No pocket clip.
CPM S35VN: was designed to offer improved toughness over CPM S30V. It is also easier to machine and polish than CPM S30V and the adjusted chemistry makes CPM S35VN about 15-20% tougher than CPM S30V without any loss of wear resistance. CPM S35VN’s improved toughness gives it better resistance to edge chipping.
|Blade Rockwell||58-60 HRC|
|Opening Mechanism||Top Flipper|
|Country of Manufacture||China|