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Boker Plus Subcom Folding Knife 1.875" Satin Plain Blade, Desert and Green G10 Handle, KnifeCenter Exclusive - 01BO607

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Part Number: BO01BO607
Manufacturer: Boker Knives
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BO01BO607: Boker Plus Subcom Desert and Green G10 KnifeCenter Exclusive
Boker Plus
 
The Subcom Folder from Chad Los Banos was one of the keystones of the Boker Plus lineup, and quickly became one of the most popular designs from Boker. The Subcom folding knife has a municipal-friendly blade, at 1.875" long and 0.8" thick. The blade is satin 440C stainless steel and boasts an ambidextrous thumb stud. The reversible pocket clip and compact size of this frame lock knife make for an ideal money clip. Both thumb and palm index ramps provide for a secure grip. This model is exclusive to the KnifeCenter and features an upgraded desert and green G10 handle.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 1.875"
  • Cutting Edge: 1.625"
  • Closed Length: 2.625"
  • Overall Length: 4.5"
  • Blade Material: 440C Stainless Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.8"
  • Blade Style: Clip Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Blade Finish: Satin
  • Handle Material: G10 and Stainless Steel
  • Handle Thickness: 0.275"
  • Locking Mechanism: Frame Lock
  • Pivot Assembly: Teflon Washers
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up/Down, Right Carry
  • Weight: 2.0 oz.
  • Designer: Chad Los Banos
  • Made in China
Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
440C Stainless Steel
440C Stainless Steel
High end stainless steel with a high resistance to corrosion and will sharpen to a razor edge.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
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Larry C
Vienna, Va
Apr 15, 2017
Pros: None
Cons: Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality, Lock Type
Very Poorly Designed Knife
I thought that this would a nice EDC alternative to my Spyderco Meerkat. Boy -- was I wrong! Got it today and find that opening it is OK, but closing the blade is an exercise in futility. To start with, at the widest point the release tab is only 1.2mm. And then it tapers down to nothing in another 10 mm with that last nub of surface area being only 0.5mm. So you can only use a little corner of your thumb nail and must make a pretty hefty press to unlock the blade. I can't imagine having to use this knife in cold, wet conditions. But there are some possible remedies: 1. Twist with a flat blade screwdriver. The one in a Swiss Army knife works great, though the logic of carrying a second knife to close your first knife might be a little shaky. 2. Grind into the finger groove to deepen it and give you access to more of the release tab. You probably need to take the entire knife apart, though they do give you a little torx wrench that will help. (Can't say for sure about the quality of the tool, but it doesn't appear to be inferior to the little wrenches you get with IKEA furniture.) 3. Grind down the metal on the release tab to make it thinner. Just be careful not to take away metal from the face of the tab that mates with the back of the blade. For aesthetics you should do this in the inside of the shell, which means you'll need to take the knife apart. Warning! Don't try to pry up the release tab. It will turn the knife into a non-locking knife and the metal they used on the rear scale is pretty soft. On-line shopping is a good thing for Boker because some folks just won't bother with the return. But if they had to rely on in-person sales for this knife, Boker would be out of luck. (I ordered this one as a gift for my brother, and the black-bladed one for myself. So we're 0 for 2.)
4 out of 5
Jeff J
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Feb 08, 2017
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Material, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Lock Ease of Use, None
Sturdy Little Knife
I mostly use this knife to open auto parts boxes I have shipped to me for restoring/maintaining my personal cars. I like the compact size and the blade has held up well from daily use. The only drawback is a minor one. The frame lock design is such that it's a bit difficult to close the blade using one hand. The hard plastic is not very flexible. No big deal. It's still an excellent box cutter and I realize that over time the lock may become more flexible. It's a wee bit larger than a dog tag and fits nicely in the small fifth pocket of my jeans. It's a keeper.
5 out of 5
Ken
Buffalo
Dec 23, 2016
Pros: Handle Material, Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Great little knife
A great little knife it is small as described but no complaints
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