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Kizer Ursa Minor

Discussion in 'Kizer Cutlery' started by AF, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. AF

    AF Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 14, 2000
    I haven't seen any discussion on this model. Recently released dealer exclusive. I can't link to it but if you do a Google search it will come up.
    It's the handle of the Laconico Gemini with a shrunken Intrepid blade. Instead of a stamped clip you get a machined clip. The price is $20 more than the normal price of the Gemini which seems worth it for the clip alone.
    There are a couple vids on the 'tube.
    I recently bought a Gemini and it has perfect flipping action.
     
  2. brancron

    brancron Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    I've heard great things about the Ursa Minor over at reddit's /r/knifeclub: https://www.reddit.com/r/knifeclub/search?q=ursa&restrict_sr=on&sort=relevance&t=all

    Then there's Epic Snuggle Bunny's recent review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aj6lmpoob20

    Looks good to me!
     
  3. Bigbluefish

    Bigbluefish

    393
    Aug 19, 2009
    I've been eyeing the Gemini and while I like the blade shape, I like the blade and the clip much better on the U.M. I think I am going to have to get my first Kizer.
     
  4. raylaconico

    raylaconico

    Jan 30, 2004
    Here are a couple of pics I took of the Ursa Minor. The knife turned out great. Kizer did an incredible job.

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  5. Daniel

    Daniel Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 3, 1998
    I want one!
     
  6. AF

    AF Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 14, 2000
    Good decision! If I hadn't already bought the Gemini I'd get one. For now I'll stick with the Gemini. No pun intended.
     
  7. bflying

    bflying Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 4, 2014
    Wow, I love it. Was holding off on a Gemni for some reason, now I know why. [emoji41]




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  8. D86PQ

    D86PQ KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    774
    Jul 28, 2010
    VERY NICE RAY :thumbup::)
     
  9. xICEMANx

    xICEMANx Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 24, 2012
    I think my video was the first, could be wrong. It's a fantastic EDC. Something about that harpoon blade shape gives you the perfect thumb ramp. The clip is a huge upgrade over the other Kizer's I have. I believe the Sheepdog also has a milled clip. Something I"d like to see on future models from Kizer.
     
  10. matt009au

    matt009au

    948
    Apr 23, 2009
    Ordered my one, love the look of the machined clip! Clip blades make everything better.
     
  11. Mesenzo

    Mesenzo

    179
    Nov 5, 2015
    Yes the clip is a major improvement over the one on the Gemini!
    Love this knife! THE perfect EDC companion.
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  12. jestyr

    jestyr

    325
    May 4, 2003
    Will the clip fit the Gemini? If so...can we order it? :)
     
  13. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    Anyone have the answer?
     
  14. Mesenzo

    Mesenzo

    179
    Nov 5, 2015
    Yes, the clip fits the Gemini too! I checked and it's a perfect match.
    I also checked with Kizer and the clips will be available to dealers. The MSRP is $26.
    Cheers!
     
  15. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    Excellent!

    I wonder if the clip also fits the Intrepid.
     
  16. Mesenzo

    Mesenzo

    179
    Nov 5, 2015
    Unfortunately the clip does not fit the Intrepid.
     
  17. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    Thanks.

    Are the Kizer clips loctited? How easy are they to unscrew?
     
  18. Mesenzo

    Mesenzo

    179
    Nov 5, 2015
    They are lightly locktited. So use a good quality torx screwdriver (you need T6) and you'll be fine.
     
  19. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    Great! I'm getting one for my Gemini Titanium.
     
  20. matt009au

    matt009au

    948
    Apr 23, 2009
    Wonder if it would fit the escort. Really dislike the clip on mine.
     

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