- Overall: 7.5"
- Blade: 3.3" M390, Satin
- Handle: 4.2" Titanium w/ Arctic Blue Fat Carbon
- Clip: Titanium; Tip-Up; Right/Left Carry
- Weight: 3.3oz
- Knife Type: Flipper; Ceramic Bearings
- Quality Padded Case w/ Embroidered Logo
- Designer: Eric Ochs
- Origin: China (Reate)
The Solarstorm EDX is the second model in the new Ochs Worx EDX line of limited run, ultra-high quality Crossover production knives and tools. The Solarstorm EDX features a M390 Blade which is a super high grade Powder Stainless Steel with great edge holding and stainless properties. The hollow ground blade has a two-direction satin finish. The titanium frame features an ergonomic design for ease of use and a comfortable user friendly textured bolsterlock and matching clip milling. The inset handle scale options are Black Carbon Fiber, Olive Drab(OD) green Micarta, and 2 Fat Carbon options in Arctic Blue & Copper Camo. The EDX line is designed to be a near custom quality tools at a much more affordable price. These knives are designed by us and made to our specifications by one of the premier knife making companies in the world, located near Hong Kong, China and very highly regarded.
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This is a great all-round daily carry with a couple caveats. First, jimping on the flipper tab seems misplaced. This is definitely not made for push-button open, so jimping on top of the tab doesn't seem to serve any purpose. Second, the edge of the lanyard hole cutout can be felt when opening. It's not sharp but is still a little pokey. Just for the sake of aesthetics I'd like to see the two half-circle cutouts in the show side inlay go away. That would probably necessitate a redesign of the inlay shape given the placement of the body screws. Finally, the torx head pivot on the show side seems wrong for the milled faux bolster. I would also prefer a non-spinning pivot. Finally, the balance is good and the forward position using the finger choil feels very comfortable. This is a fine knife, but a few little tweaks could make it better.
I never thought I would buy a knife made in China. This knife has changed that. Well made and smooth opening. The Ochs design is sleek and functional. This knife immediately went into my EDC line up.