CRKT Avant 3.175" Carbon Fiber G10 IKBS Folding Knife by Eric Ochs 4620
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Designed by Eric Ochs in Sherwood, OR
Easy to carry. Built for hard use. The experienced eye can take one look at a knife and instantly recognize the work of a master. The dead giveaway: simplicity. With its clean lines, subtle bronze details, and highly-ergonomic build, the Avant™ everyday carry folding knife asserts its position at the top of the pack.
- IKBS™ ball bearing pivot system deploys the blade smooth and fast
- Satin finish blade and brass titanium-nitride accents create an appealing visual
- Carbon Fiber handles in a black woven texture are stylish and lightweight
When he’s not creating, Designer Eric Ochs likes to take in the views of his Oregon backyard from over 8,000’. He’s climbed a handful of PNW volcanic peaks and channeled the power of perseverance from these missions into his hardworking designs. The proof is in the flipper opening and the fast, smooth IKBS™ that uses lubed ball bearings in the pivot to deploy the blade at lightning speed. It’s also built with a thumb disk for a more deliberate, manual open. Once it’s deployed, the locking liner adds a solid layer of safety without compromising on ease of one-handed closing capability. The woven carbon fiber handles are compact and solid in the hand and the practical satin-finished spear point blade thrives from the front country to the back. To polish the look, Ochs gave it a bronze pocket clip and pivot detail, earning it serious style points.
|Blade Length||3.175" (80.65 mm)|
|Blade Steel||8Cr14MoV, 58-60 HRC|
|Blade Finish||Satin Finish|
|Blade Thickness||0.143" (3.63 mm)|
|Closed Length||4.312" (109.52 mm)|
|Handle||Black Weaved Carbon Fiber - 1 Layer & Black G10|
|Style||Folding Knife w/Locking Liner|