I was very fortunate to begin working with several South African Knife Makers many years ago, I am continually impressed with the Quality of their knives and the value they offer. In my journey as a knife dealer several SA Makers have introduced me to other SA Makers and the list of quality knives that I sell from that country continues to grow.
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Fort Henry Custom Knives is proud to be a Dealer for Andre Thorburn
~ Direct from the Maker ~
Andre is known World Wide for his precision Flippers, so I am very excited to offer his work to my Customers. This is one of his amazing Gentleman’s Flippers with Embellished Zirconium Bolsters
The modified Spear Point blade on this Andre Thorburn Gentleman’s flipper was Hand Ground from tough N690 which Andre gave a Labor Intensive Hand Rubbed finish. The handles are Blue & Black Carbon Fiber Weave with Hand Textured Zirconium Bolsters. Needless to say, the Action is Incredible.
This is one of Andre’s Most Popular sizes, just a bit of pressure on the flipper mechanism causes the blade to Leap into the Open and Locked Position! Superb action that will bring a smile to your Face! Beautifully Hand Textured Zirconium Bolsters by Andre’s Wife shows some gorgeous subtle coloring.
Excellent Early Lock Up with a Smooth Release.
The Contoured Scales and subtle Thumb Ridges on this Andre Thorburn Gentleman’s Flipper make for a very secure Full Hand Filling Grip.
Complete with a Carbon fiber Backspacer that sports a New Feature ~ an Exposed Lanyard Hole! The Contoured Titanium Low Rider Clip has a Polished Ceramic Ball.
Andre’s Flippers are among the best you will every handle!
A Padded Zipper Case, COA and Polishing Cloth are included.
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