Columbia River Ripple Knife
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CRKT Ripple - Aluminum - Designed by Ken Onion - CRKT and noted knife designer Ken Onion are proud to introduce the Aluminum Ripple(TM) K415KXP folding edc knife. The Ripple is noteworthy for its exceptional manufacturing quality, plus an almost unbelievable silky smooth and fast opening action thanks to the use of the IKBS internal knife ball-bearing system. The modified drop point blade has a high hollow grind, swedged top edge, and a high satin finish. Blade Steel is 8CR14Mov high carbon stainless steel with an HRC rating of 57-59. The blade is instantly opened by pressing the blade flipper with either hand. For safety while closed, the blade has a ball detent. Even the best conventional blade pivot bearings have some degree of friction which resists initial movement, or "stiction." In contrast, the Ripple blade opening action is almost friction-free due to the IKBS ball-bearing system. This innovative and simple design places ball bearings built into the stainless pivot screw. It is compact and adjustable at the blade pivot screw if ever needed. Not only is opening and closing exceptionally smooth, the IKBS system is durable and requires little maintenance, and yields a folder with great rigidity and no blade play. The Ripple K415KXP model has locking liner. In typical Ken Onion attention to detail, the aluminum handles are CNC machined with over 40 lightening holes and small ripples. The handles are then hard anodized black and then the top of the ripples are polished off to create a pocket worn finish. Ken Onion designed the stainless steel clip so it tucks away nicely in your pocket for every day carry and easy access. Dimensions Open Overall Length : 7.5 inches Closed Length : 4.33 inches Weight : 2.5 ounces Blade Length : 3.125 inches Thickness : 0.1 inches Material : 8CR14MoV Blade-HRC : 58-59 Finish : Satin Grind : Hollow Style : Ken Onion Drop Point Edge : Plain Handle Material : 6061 Aluminum Liner : 2CR13 Lock Type : Locking Liner Carry Carry System : 1 Position Clip Features IKBS : Yes Flipper : Yes
- Massey's Outfitters
Whether you need a good, solid, lightweight knife for work or camping, count on the CRKT Onion Ripple Titanium Nitride Knife to stand up to life's daily abuse. Thanks to its Acuto+ stainless steel alloy materials, this Ken Onion-designed folding knife with a combination blade has no problem dealing with the workload of a mechanic, carpenter, or avid outdoorsperson.
Get the same contemporary styling, smooth flowing profile and all around fresh design as the original Ripplenow available with aluminum scales. The aluminum handles are anodized black and then hand buffed to expose the silver aluminum, creating an attractive, randomized pocket worn finish to the handles. Its modified drop-point blade is easy to open single handedly with the blade opener flipper. The Ripple designed by Ken Onion also features the innovative IKBS ball bearing system for a strong, smooth pivot. When you are seeking a perfect every day carry knife choice The Ripple aluminum folder is an ideal overall low profile, lightweight edc.
- Ramsey Outdoor
The Columbia River Ripple knife was designed by noted knife designer Ken Onion and offers great quality, a premium stainless-steel build and a fast, silky smooth opening action. Acuto stainless-steel, modified drop point blade has a high hollow grind, shaped top edge, high satin finish and a hardness of 59-60 HRC. Knife opens instantly by pressing the blade flipper with either hand; innovative internal ball-bearing system makes the opening and closing action fast and smooth. Titanium-nitride coated stainless-steel handle is machined with distinctive textured "ripple" pattern for outstanding grip and features 44 small holes for weight savings. The Columbia River Ripple knife includes a removable stainless-steel pocket clip.