- Technical Description
Designed by James Williams in Vass, North Carolina
Strikes like lightning.
Knifemaker James Williams’ longstanding history and knowledge of hand-to-hand combat sets the bar for his tactical knife creations—and the Inazuma No Ken™ is no exception to the rule. Inspired by the Otanashi noh Ken™ and the Hissatsu™ Folder, James brings us another Japanese-inspired knife with a name that translates to “lightning sword.” Merging three remarkable innovations—Ken Onion’s Assisted Opening and Flavio Ikoma’s IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System and Deadbolt® lock—stand back as it quickly and smoothly deploys, locking into place to withstand even the toughest jobs. You’ll see soon enough how it’s rightfully earned its namesake.
Featuring Ken Onion’s award-winning Assisted Opening, the tough D2 steel snaps open at super high speed—and since it’s enhanced with IKBS™ ball bearing pivot system, the blade deploys lightning fast with a smooth rotation. Ready to accommodate both left or right handed holds, the G10 handle’s textured surface adds another element of control so your grip doesn’t fail you no matter the weather conditions you’re venturing into. Topping it all off, the Inazuma No Ken™ features a super strong locking mechanism thanks to Deadbolt® innovation, delivering even more powerful precision whenever it’s time to slash or cut through a surface.
When it’s time to stow away, the Inazuma no Ken™ can be clipped to your belt, making it one of our go-to combat companions. With grip and blade strength that won’t fail you, the Inazuma no Ken™ is your personal bolt of lightning.
- Strong And Simple: Deadbolt® lock provides incredible strength and it's easy to use
- Assisted Opening: Flipper deploys the blade fast
- Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
- Superior Performance: D2 blade steel for excellent edge retention
- Exceptional Grip: G10 handle provides grip in all conditions
- Low Profile: Deep carry clip rides low in the pocket
|3.68" (93.35 mm)
|0.13" (3.18 mm)
|8.63" (219.08 mm)
|4.91" (124.61 mm)
|4.91" (124.61 mm)
|Folding Knife w/Deadbolt® Lock