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Zero Tolerance 0055 Gustavo GTC Cecchini Flipper 3.75" S35VN Stonewashed Blade, 3D Machined Titanium Handles

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Part Number: ZT0055
Manufacturer: Zero Tolerance Knives
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Description
ZT0055: Model 0055 Folding Knife
Zero Tolerance Knives
 
The Zero Tolerance 0055 is unlike anything you’ve ever seen — unless you’ve seen the exciting Airborne folder by Gus T. Cecchini of GTC Knives. And while the Airborne was where they started, the ZT-GTC collaboration took off from there.

The result is the amazingly awesome 0055, which offers dramatic aerodynamic lines on both blade and handle and ZT’s meticulous precision build. The dynamic blade is S35VN stainless steel, a formula that provides enhanced toughness and resistance to edge chipping with no loss of wear resistance. It is rich in niobium, vanadium, and chromium carbides and ensures the 0055 has a sharp, long-lasting edge.

The handles are 3D machined titanium with a titanium frame lock and hardened steel lockbar insert. The custom backspacer is anodized aluminum in bright sky blue.

And yes, the 0055 features Gus' SLT hidden flipper tab. While the knife is closed, the flipper is concealed. When you’re ready to open it, pull back on the SLT. A spring flips the tab up into position. Then just pull back on the tab and the 0055 opens just like any other ZT. The hidden SLT ensures there’s no flipper tab poking up along the spine or beneath the handle to interrupt the sleek lines of the 0055. The 0055’s blade glides out of the handle on ZT’s KVT ball-bearing system, ready for use. The action is similar to a two-stage rifle trigger and is completely addicting.

To complete this exemplary knife, ZT added a left/right reversible bent titanium pocket clip.
Features
  • SLT spring-loaded tab
  • KVT ball-bearing system
  • Hardened steel lockbar insert
  • Reversible bent titanium clip
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.75" (9.5 cm)
  • Closed Length: 5.0" (12.7 cm)
  • Overall Length: 8.75" (22.2 cm)
  • Blade Material: CPM-S35VN Stainless Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.156" (3.96 mm)
  • Blade Style: Reverse Tanto
  • Blade Grind: Compound
  • Blade Finish: Stonewash
  • Handle Material: Bead Blasted Titanium
  • Locking Mechanism: Frame Lock
  • Pivot Assembly: KVT Ball Bearing System
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Right/Left Carry
  • Weight: 5.0 oz. (141.7 g)
  • Designer: Gustavo T. Cecchini
  • Made in the USA
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.
S35VN
S35VN
A tougher steel than S30V, it retains the excellent corrosive properties and ability to take an edge, but improves on the ability to hold that edge.
Titanium Handles
Titanium Handles
A nonferrous metal, it's prized for its high strength to weight ratio and is often used on higher end knives.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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Justin
Centralia, Il
Sep 15, 2017
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Pocket Clip, Lock Type, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Blade Material, None
Cons: Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight
Knife center, great... this knife, ok
Ordered the 0055 and the first one I received had the most terrible detent. I could not open the knife without hurting my finger. I talked with kc support and they exchanged it for another 0055. The second knife had zero isssues and is what I wished I would have initially received. Kudos to knife center for the easy exchange
5 out of 5
Norsk H
North Dakota
Sep 05, 2017
Pros: Handle Material, Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Blade Sharpness
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You won't find a $200 knife that is comparable to this knife. I'd put it right their with the original 0777 or even the 88. Smooth, unique opening, beautiful lines, solid lick-up. What more could you ask for in a production knife. Well worth the wait. Heavy, but confident in the hand. No hot spots with my large hands. A lot of custom builders would like to put out a product like this.
5 out of 5
Paul
South Florida
Jul 24, 2017
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PhotogF4 talk to Knife Center. You'll be happy.
If you contact Knife Center you will find people who want you to be pleased with your purchase. I had an item I wasn't pleased with, an they were very accommodating. I hope that helps. I'm very pleased with my ZT0055 as you can see from my review. All the Best. Paul
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