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Like an old-world Persian fixed blade, the Ritual™ tactical folding knife has a long, drastic blade curve and a substantial handle. But what makes it fit for a modern carry is the powerful Assisted Opening innovation that snaps open at lightning-fast speeds. It’s perfect for doing battle in ancient Persia and for making quick work of a package on your doorstep.
- Assisted Opening: Flipper deploys the blade fast
- Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
- Superior Performance: Sandvik 12C27™ blade steel for excellent edge retention
- Strong and Visual: Resin infused fiber handle with stainless steel bolster combines strength with visual appeal
- Easy Closing: Liner lock can be easily closed with one hand
- Low Profile: Pocket clip provides secure carry
|Blade Length||4.37" (110.97 mm)|
|Blade Steel||12C27 Sandvik|
|Blade Thickness||0.13" (3.25 mm)|
|Overall Length||9.88" (250.83 mm)|
|Closed Length||5.49" (139.50 mm)|
|Weight||6.10 oz. (172.93g)|
|Handle||Bolster - 2Cr13 SS; handles - ivory micarta|
|Style||Assisted Folding Knife w/Liner Lock|
When he sat down at his bench to dream up the Ritual™, designer Alan Folts of Melbourne, Florida was imagining what a Persian fixed blade would look like if it had evolved over generations and most recently landed in your pocket. This contemporary tactical folder is built with a long, curved blade crafted of strong, edge-holding stainless steel. It folds neatly into the resin-infused fiber handle with a nostalgic stainless steel bolster.
When Alan challenged himself to truly set the Ritual™ apart from knives of the past, he built it around Assisted Opening. Nudge the blade open part way and Assisted Opening activates, snapping it open at super high speed. The IKBS™ ball bearing pivot system makes for a smooth rotation and a liner lock keeps it solidly in place.
The Ritual™ looks like an heirloom and acts like a high-tech tactical.
How Assisted Opening Works
It's held securely closed in your pocket, but initiate the deployment, and part way through the rotation the blade opens at an impressive speed for simple, powerful, one-handed opening.
When it comes to knives, Alan knows all about giving back to the people. He climbed the ranks in college by entering knives in art shows. Since then he’s been adamant about teaching and passing on the skills of custom knife making to others. He specializes in one-of-a-kind fixed blades that have great ergonomics and sleek futuristic designs, such as the top selling Folts Minimalist ® Series.