ZT0223 – not named for .223, but it ought to be


Zero Tolerance Knives ZT0223

Zero Tolerance Knives announced the release of the ZT0223 back about Blade Show 2019. It seems to be obtainable now. A Tim Galyean style, the new folder requires its inspiration from what is sort of side-referenced to as a “classic military knife”, but as opposed to the Ka-Bar it is just about definitely named immediately after, the ZT knife is a folder. This tends to make it, ZT says, “…easy to EDC and prepared for each activity you ask it to take on.”

Zero Tolerance ZT0223

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Information from the Zero Tolerance Knives internet site are as follows

The blade is clip-point style with heavy jimping along the spine and a cutout to lower weight. CPM 20CV blade steel presents exceptional hardness and put on resistance to take and hold a sharp edge, toughness to resist influence, and—with the highest level of chromium of any higher-vanadium steel—excellent corrosion resistance. For an further measure of blade protection, ZT adds black DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) coating, ceramic bead blasted for a non-glare finish.

Zero Tolerance ZT0223

The titanium deal with is also DLC coated and bead blasted to extend the matte appear. The 0223 has a sturdy titanium frame lock with a hardened steel lockbar insert for trustworthy lockup. ZT’s KVT ball-bearing program, combined with a very ergonomic flipper, make the 0223 fast and straightforward to open, as well. The 0223’s earth brown G10 deal with scales are reminiscent of the original military knife’s stacked leather deal with. Our G10 scales wrap about to the best of the deal with and meet in the middle to present a comfy and safe grip—as properly as assisting to preserve debris out of your knife.

Zero Tolerance ZT0223

The pocketclip is left/suitable reversible and created of bent steel with a black Teflon® finish. The bronze-anodized titanium tube spacer in the deal with is secured by two custom screws. A series of decorative holes drilled in the ricasso of the blade echo the jimping along the spine and add to the subtle information of this remarkably handsome knife.

You can locate the complete ZT0223 solution sheet can be discovered on the net right here.


Produced in the USA

Manual open, KVT ball-bearing program

Frame lock, with steel lockbar insert

Reversible clip (left/suitable, tip-up)

Steel: CPM 20CV, DLC coating

Deal with: Titanium, DLC coating, earth brown G10

Blade Length: three.five in. (eight.9 cm)

Blade Thickness: .156 in. (.four cm)

Closed Length: five in. (12.eight cm)

All round Length: eight.six in. (21.eight cm)

Weight: four.7 oz. (134 g)


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