Jake Hoback Paraclete Flipper Knife DLC Fallout G10 Inlay M390 Blade

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Description

  • Blade: .15625 Thick, M390 Blade Steel, DLC Fallout Finish/Black G10 Inlays
  • Frame: .15625 Thick, Grade 5 Titanium, DLC Fallout Finish/Black G10 Inlays
  • Overall Length: 9”
  • Blade Length: 3.75”
  • Closed Length: 5.365”
  • Carry Option: Tip Up Right/Left-Handed
  • Weight: 5.2 oz

 

I designed this knife, in part, back in 2011. It had originally been set up to be a friction folder and much smaller. But what’s the fun in that?! 

About a year ago, I decided that I would revisit the drawings and make a frame lock out of them. So off to the computer to start playing with a wicked-looking folder that was a complete departure from what I have been doing for the last 8 years. 

One thing that really helped me with the design of this knife is that I spent some time down at NASA’s JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab) talking advanced metallurgy and machining with some of the greatest minds I have ever had the pleasure to meet. When I was speaking to them, I was working through some problems I have run into as a knife maker over the last 13 years – things like dirt and grime buildup, friction, and weight. 

So I picked their brains for all I was worth, and came home and set about testing new theories in the practical application of knife making.

The overall appearance of the Paraclete simply can’t be ignored! 

I wanted to design something totally new for me – a much more complicated knife than I had ever attempted before! 

I really hope you like this knife!  It exceeded my expectations, and I hope it exceeds yours too!! 

Description

  • Blade: .15625 Thick, M390 Blade Steel, DLC Fallout Finish/Black G10 Inlays
  • Frame: .15625 Thick, Grade 5 Titanium, DLC Fallout Finish/Black G10 Inlays
  • Overall Length: 9”
  • Blade Length: 3.75”
  • Closed Length: 5.365”
  • Carry Option: Tip Up Right/Left-Handed
  • Weight: 5.2 oz

 

I designed this knife, in part, back in 2011. It had originally been set up to be a friction folder and much smaller. But what’s the fun in that?! 

About a year ago, I decided that I would revisit the drawings and make a frame lock out of them. So off to the computer to start playing with a wicked-looking folder that was a complete departure from what I have been doing for the last 8 years. 

One thing that really helped me with the design of this knife is that I spent some time down at NASA’s JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab) talking advanced metallurgy and machining with some of the greatest minds I have ever had the pleasure to meet. When I was speaking to them, I was working through some problems I have run into as a knife maker over the last 13 years – things like dirt and grime buildup, friction, and weight. 

So I picked their brains for all I was worth, and came home and set about testing new theories in the practical application of knife making.

The overall appearance of the Paraclete simply can’t be ignored! 

I wanted to design something totally new for me – a much more complicated knife than I had ever attempted before! 

I really hope you like this knife!  It exceeded my expectations, and I hope it exceeds yours too!!