Rick Hinderer Model from Zero Tolerance
Zero Tolerance produces some fine knives. They are all American made and are an extraordinary sample of American high quality manufacturing and design. This new model, the ZT0550, is one of their finest. It is a full size folder with a frame lock system. The blade is an aggressive shape using the newer style triabngle style with a wide base. The blade material is the top quality S35VN that a lot of custom makers use. There are four positions for the pocket clip. That frame lock is a massive system. The back side of the handle is titanium and the locking section of the handle folds over to lock the blade open. It’s really secure.
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When we heard that Zero Tolerance was going to be offering their awesome 0350 in ZDP-189 steel, we were blown away. Then, they announced a composite version with an S30V spine and a ZDP-189 cutting edge, and blew us away again.
Offered in a satin finish, these gorgeous knives allow the user to clearly view the delineation between the two steels. ZDP-189 is one of the highest-performing stainless steels in the knife industry today, prized for its hardness and edge retention capabilities-and results in a WICKEDLY sharp knife (as my index finger discovered while writing this blog entry).
Designed by Ken Onion and manufactured in the USA, the composite 0350s offer the patented SpeedSafe® assisted opener, allowing smooth one-handed opening. These knives sport textured G-10 handles an adjustable quad-carry pocket clip. They’re available in both plain and partially-serrated edges. Individually numbered, these limited-edition knives are going fast, so pick one up (carefully!) at www.knifecenter.com!
Here’s the word from Zero Tolerance:
The new Zero Tolerance 0700 is a very tip heavy tanto blade, and we like it! The handles are thin but comfortable to grab in both forward and reverse grip. The blade is S30V, the scales are G10, nothing is second rate. Although not as heavy as some other Zero Tolerance models, it does not compromise blade strength. If you need an under 5 inch tactical folder with a strong, aggressive blade, this is the knife you want.
See these knives at www.knifecenter.com
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Zero Tolerance designs their knives with a no-nonsense attitude. These are knives that are meant for heavy duty use in combat situations. The Model 0160 is no exception. The full flat tang ensures stability and power, reflected in the heft of the knife. The blade, on the other hand, will hardly reflect anything at all, because of the Tungsten DLC coating. The thick spine reinforces the knife’s power, while the sleek shape boosts the agility. The sheath utilizes a positive holding system that holds the knife well, but it also includes a snap strap for extra security.
As an American made item, you know that the materials are high quality as well, with premium Sandvik 14C28N steel for the blade, and grippy 3D machined G-10 scales.
See this knife at www.knifecenter.com
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Zero Tolerance Knives at the Knife Center
At long last- The Knife Center is selling Zero Tolerance knives. We have long admired these products and are glad we are finally selling them. They are designed by different custom knifemakers including Ken Onion, Gavin Hawk and Strider. They feature larger than normal blades – extra thick and all are very sturdy. We like these knives a lot!
Here are the SPECS for the 0301 folder: Continue Reading