New knives from Blade Show?

Discussion in 'Kizer Cutlery' started by farcry33, Jun 7, 2015.

  1. farcry33


    Apr 10, 2013
    I really hate it when individuals make fun of someone else's accent. Try speaking one of the MANY dialects in China and I bet you they would be more than happy that you are trying. Anyways, that wasn't directed to you, just to the inconsiderate pricks that don't even speak another language and rather insult someone trying. Thank you for posting the video! Not really liking the new Cucchiara design, but the picture that Austonh posted look awesome.
  2. brancron

    brancron Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    I'm more excited about these knives than about any of the other production companies out there. The quality of the Kizer/Cucchiara collabs is phenomenal, and I'm guessing these will be the same.

    I also heard from someone in the know at a fairly recent knife show (not Blade) that there may be a Mayo/Kizer collab in the works.
  3. Misanthropia


    Jul 10, 2011
    I, for one, am more interested in the 2015 Kizer models then I am in ZT's newer offerings. A Mayo collaboration would be legit.

    Anyone able to figure out the size of the Laconico that is modeled after the Jasmine? In hand it looked too big to be a 3" blade.
  4. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    The Ray Laconico Small Jasmine has a 3.125" blade length. I'm hoping the Kizer Fortunado is more like a 3" blade but a 3.125" FFG blade is still very nice.
  5. xICEMANx

    xICEMANx Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 24, 2012
    Just watched the blade hq video and as soon as I saw the Laconico colab I searched the forum for more info. These guys are killing it, and the best part is keeping their prices low unlike a few other Chinese manufacturers. Win win for us!
  6. GCG199


    Apr 26, 2001
    Yes, this is good news.

    Good to see more custom makers doing collaborations with Kizer.
  7. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    If Kane XL, Intrepid and Fortunado are priced around $200-$225 that'll be great.
  8. arrowhd

    arrowhd Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2011
    Looks like some exciting new knives coming up soon. Keep them coming!
  9. soldik


    Sep 23, 2014
    Kizer Splinter looks very very well!
    Best wishes from Poland!

  10. Dvin211


    Mar 25, 2015
    I love that top one.
  11. brancron

    brancron Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    I just bought a Splinter from Blade HQ, will probably make a post here on it when it arrives and I've handled it a bit.
  12. Insipid Moniker

    Insipid Moniker Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 28, 2011
    Let us know. Slim, lightweight knives are always intriguing, and it seems like the price tag is darn good for what you're getting
  13. Misanthropia


    Jul 10, 2011
    I second this, I really like that knife. Impressive combination of features given the price. The blade to handle ratio is pretty incredible at .85, if BladeHQ's measurements are to be believed.
  14. Insipid Moniker

    Insipid Moniker Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 28, 2011
    Combine that with the fact that I already have a thing for wharncliffes and I could easily see myself laying down the money for that piece.
  15. farcry33


    Apr 10, 2013
    Can't wait for the review; I am waiting for the Intrepid and Fortunado. Hopefully those two will be around the same price as the Dorado's.
  16. brancron

    brancron Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 14, 2011
  17. gooeytek


    Jul 12, 2011
    Looks like the Laconico collabs are based on his Bear and Fossmine models.


    Apr 4, 2007
    I actually had a better time understanding the broken english with the last video.
  19. LX_Emergency

    LX_Emergency KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 28, 2007
    Oh my..lefthand tip up driller and tapped flippers!
  20. degs


    Oct 28, 2013
    Auston should have one in his hands for a review in the next couple of days....

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