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At first glance, it could be mistaken for a pen tucked into a shirt pocket. And that’s exactly the way the CEO Burgundy folding knife was designed. With a supremely low profile and no corners cut on usability and ergonomics, it embodies the working spirit of everyday carry.
- Superior Performance: D2 blade steel for excellent edge retention
- Strong And Visual: Resin infused fiber handle combines strength with visual appeal
- Fast Opening: Recessed thumbstud with IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade fast
- Easy Closing: Liner lock can be easily closed with one hand
- Low Profile: Slim clip fits comfortably in pocket
|Blade Length||3.11" (78.92 mm)|
|Blade Thickness||0.09" (2.18 mm)|
|Overall Length||7.63" (193.68 mm)|
|Closed Length||4.45" (112.98 mm)|
|Weight||2.20 oz. (62.37 g)|
Known for his clean, simple, highly-usable designs, Richard Rogers releases another formidable knife from his shop in the scrubby hills of Magdalena, New Mexico. Created with dress shirt pockets and v-neck scrubs in mind, the slim, low-profile CEO poses as a pen until a sealed letter needs opening or a suit needs a finishing touch. With lubed ball bearings in the pivot to reduce friction, a slim thumb stud sets IKBS™ in motion, quickly deploying the satin-finished stainless steel blade. A locking liner keeps it securely in place between the sleek and strong glass-reinforced nylon handle.
The CEO: pairs best with an extra dark roast and a long to-do list.
Magdalena, New Mexico
Though he’ll tell you he’s only been seriously designing for four years, his extensive list of awards dating back to ‘97 paint a diferent story. Richard Rogers is modest as modest comes, creating some of the simplest, most practical everyday carry folders in the industry. When he’s not at the bench, he’s at the helm of a working cattle ranch out in the arid shrublands of the southwest. His life both as a rancher and a designer are governed by one serious principle: “good enough” isn’t acceptable. We’re on board.