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Would you like to see Chris Reeve do a flipper?

Discussion in 'Chris Reeve Knives' started by Valmak, Oct 11, 2017.

  1. Vaporstang

    Vaporstang Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 8, 2014
    No thank you....
     
  2. Driften

    Driften Gold Member Gold Member

    518
    Oct 21, 2010
    I bet if the ti-lock was done as the flipper it was meant to be, it would have sold better.
     
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  3. skwurll

    skwurll Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 12, 2008
    Nope. No flippers.
     
  4. blades&wrenches

    blades&wrenches Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 11, 2014
    No thanks. A flipper doesn't really embody the company philosophy, IMO.
     
  5. halden.doerge

    halden.doerge Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 17, 2014
    I'd say yes on a front flipper. Something Tilock sized. Washers and bushing pivot, please.
     
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  6. MessOnAMission

    MessOnAMission Gold Member Gold Member

    286
    May 4, 2016
    Only if it was a collaboration with G&G Hawk.
     
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  7. 353

    353 Gold Member Gold Member

    534
    Feb 20, 2015
    No, flippers are for boys. :p

    A thin bladed slipjoint would be nice though..
     
  8. red mag

    red mag

    Apr 12, 1999
    No, Thank You.
    Not on a Sebenza and it's not what CRK stands for, YMMV.
     
  9. Officer's Match

    Officer's Match Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 23, 2013
    I'd have at least one of those too, along with my front deployment (not "flipper" per say) Mnandi.
     
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  10. socom1970

    socom1970

    571
    Feb 24, 2015
    No.
     
  11. halden.doerge

    halden.doerge Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 17, 2014
    According to legend the Tilock was originally planned to be a flipper but then Chris decided against it.
     
  12. matt009au

    matt009au Gold Member Gold Member

    709
    Apr 23, 2009
    Now you mention it, perhaps I could be on board with a CRK Hawk flipper...
     
  13. nickpp

    nickpp Gold Member Gold Member

    304
    Jun 11, 2005
    IMG_2251.JPG IMG_2252.JPG Obviously not genuine CR but I have these 2 "Yong dong wrong" pics in my odd and sods..... lol
     
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  14. strokednbored

    strokednbored

    12
    Aug 8, 2015
    A front flipper "gentleman's" knife along the lines of the Kizer Feist ... yes.

    Anything else - no.
     
  15. skwurll

    skwurll Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 12, 2008
    I wouldn't complain if they put into production that Virobloc folder that Chris made.
     
  16. archieblue

    archieblue Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2001
    I don't understand why folks want knives that look more, feel more, and manipulate more like some other knife... or a whole slew of knives. Personally when I see a frame lock flipper on bearings I slowly back away with my index fingers forming a crucifix.
     
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  17. brownshoe

    brownshoe I support this site with my MIND

    Sep 6, 2002
    They are fun. Try one you may like it. CRKT has some that are pretty cheap compared to a Sebeza. Get an EROS, only $145 at KnifeCenter. Ti framlock with IKBS and Acto steel at 59-60Rc.
     
  18. T. Erdelyi

    T. Erdelyi Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    No, I don't think a CRK should ever flip. :thumbsdown:
     
  19. peterbright

    peterbright Serial Monogamist Platinum Member

    787
    Jul 29, 2016
    I would like them to make a better flipper than is currently available. If I am driving a long distance, I only carry a front pocket knife. That knive is usually a ZT 0770 CF. It is the largest folder that feels comfortable (to me) in a front pocket and it is an assisted flipper. Works for me in the SUV. I believe that CRK could make a better version of that type of knife without damaging their brand identity.
     
  20. Mike Large

    Mike Large Gold Member Gold Member

    156
    Jun 24, 2017
    If they did a flipper then next would be an assisted... and my entire world would be shattered!!! Big NO here
     

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