Spring Assist - Tailwind All Stainless Auto Folder

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  • Razor-sharp 440 stainless steel blade
  • Tailwind assisted-open mechanism
  • Thumb stud for one-hand opening
  • Brushed stainless steel handle
  • Stainless pocket clip
  • Measures: 2 5/8" blade; 3 1/2" closed


Sleek all stainless steel folding knife with fast action opening thanks to the spring assist within the handle. Features include a 3 in. 440 stainless steel blade, dual thumb studs, and satin finished handle with belt/pocket clip.

How are Spring Assist different from a Gravity Knife or Automatic Switchblade Knife?

Gravity or Switch Blade knives feature a button, level, or other type of switch that releases a spring pressure to automatically open the blade. On a Spring Assist knife, there is no separate button or switch. Instead, you apply pressure to part of the blade to begin the opening process. This is usually a small bump of metal which sticks out under the knife, making it fast and comfortable to use. Once you press on that part of the blade, it automatically opens and locks into place. Since the action of opening the knife is started by pressing the blade metal, instead of a button or switch, it is considered to bypass the laws which ban Switch Blade knives.

# 19 UC2834


Customer Reviews | Average Rating: 3.50 out of 5

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Customer Reviews



Chris
Aug 03, 2013
(5 out of 5)
good buy

Nice looking smaller size for dress or professional to carry. A gentleman's knife as I've seen others called. Would make a nice gift, looks more expensive than it is. Not bulky, tight opening mechanism, it helps to oil lightly, should wear in. Sharp blade. Could be a little easier to open, but like I said, it should wear in and loosen up. Not slow by any means.

 

Greg
Jul 27, 2013
(2 out of 5)
Not Smooth

Actual blade is high quality and durable. Speed assist opening mechanism is slow and doesn't open easy. The mechanism is advertised as smooth but is anything but that.

 

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