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The most exciting Kizer new product in 2015 !!Gemini-RayLaconico

Discussion in 'Kizer Cutlery' started by kizer news, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. kizer news

    kizer news

    103
    Oct 14, 2015
    kizer news:

    new Vanguards product alert!

    The Blade Smith and the Vanguards Series(with ball bearing)

    Will be available at about the end of December at your favorite Kizer dealer!

    Link:http://i1042.photobucket.com/albums/b428/kizernews/Kizer Forum/Kizer 2015/V3471A1_zpswbjxawuw.png
    V3471A1 Image:
    [​IMG]

    Link:http://i1042.photobucket.com/albums/b428/kizernews/Kizer Forum/Kizer 2015/V3471A2_zpssejjhmym.png
    V3471A2 Image:

    [​IMG]


    Model No.: V3471A1/V3471A2
    Model Name: Gemini
    Designer: Ray Laconico

    [table="width: 500, class: grid, align: left"]
    [tr]
    [td]Blade Material [/td]
    [td]VG10[/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]System[/td]
    [td]Ball bearing[/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Blade Thickness[/td]
    [td]0.11"(2.8mm)[/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Blade Length[/td]
    [td]3.12" (79.5mm)[/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Overall Length[/td]
    [td]7.24"(184mm)[/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Handle Material[/td]
    [td]G10 [/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Weight[/td]
    [td]3.74oz(106.2g)[/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]MSRP[/td]
    [td]120USD[/td]
    [/tr]
    [/table]


    If you want more information, please log in our website :www.kizerknives.com
     
  2. Mesenzo

    Mesenzo

    179
    Nov 5, 2015
    Can't wait to receive the Vanguard Gemini! (expected to arrive next week) Just got the Vanguard Intrepid in and that is a very very good knife! The same (famous) Kizer fit & finish you find on their premium models, extremely smooth flipper action and a satin finished VG-10 blade for a "bargain" price!
    I expect the Gemini Vanguard to be equally good and as much bang for your buck as the Intrepid!
     
  3. brancron

    brancron Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    Y'all can thank me for it being on bearings as opposed to washers!
     
  4. woodysone

    woodysone Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 21, 2005
    Just completed a pass around of the proto without bearings, this thing is going to be a great EDC. VG-10 blade gets screaming sharp with little effort and holds it plenty long. Depending on the street price going to have to pick one up.
     
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2015
  5. The Burgh

    The Burgh Basic Member Basic Member

    483
    Jan 22, 2015
    Okay Kizer, getting closer, so close, to that 3" blade.

    How goes the planned USA service center?
     
  6. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    Thank you!.....And thanks also for organizing the passaround -- I loved the proto!

    Do you know whether the Vanguard Gemini blade is satin or stonewashed?

    Intrepid says stonewashed.
     
  7. Mesenzo

    Mesenzo

    179
    Nov 5, 2015
    The Vanguard Intrepid has a satin finish!
    Here's a pic from the Vanguard Intrepid;
    [​IMG]

    The Vanguard Gemini has a stonewash finish.
     
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2015
  8. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
  9. Mesenzo

    Mesenzo

    179
    Nov 5, 2015
    Apparently Kizer is shipping two different versions of the Vanguard Intrepid; stonewash AND satin finish :confused:
    Although there is only one version in the pricelist....:(
     
  10. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    Why make anything but stonewashed! :confused:
     
  11. The Burgh

    The Burgh Basic Member Basic Member

    483
    Jan 22, 2015
    I just visited the website of a Kizer dealer/retailer in the Netherlands - the same one which offers the Mistral with the colored anodizing removed, which I bought - and they have a complete listing, with pictures and descriptions, of the new Kizer offerings. Vanguard Series is included.
     
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2015
  12. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    Link?
     
  13. The Burgh

    The Burgh Basic Member Basic Member

    483
    Jan 22, 2015
    Not sure, by the rules of BF, whether I can post a link to a dealer. Please do let me know whether I can or can't.

    Meantime "flash900," glad to PM the link to you (already done).
     
  14. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    Thanks!
     
  15. TacoHerder

    TacoHerder

    100
    Nov 17, 2015
    Awesome! Now I wont have to worry about scratching my titanium scales up when using it at work. Have a hard time bringing my Intrepid to work now all because of that reason.
     
  16. Mesenzo

    Mesenzo

    179
    Nov 5, 2015
    I got confirmation from Kizer that the Vanguard Intrepid blade will be with satin finish only! So the info on the BladeHQ site is not correct! If you look closely at the pic on their site you can see it is satin finish.
     
  17. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    That's quite a change -- and not a good one. Why would you do that, Kizer?
     
  18. raylaconico

    raylaconico

    Jan 30, 2004
    The satin finish on the intrepid is very nicely done
     
  19. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    Thanks, Ray.
     
  20. flash900

    flash900

    Jan 17, 2010
    Ray, is the Vantage Gemini also satin?

    Is it in release yet?
     

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