The Vanguard Series brings excellent value to high-quality designs. Since the start of Kizer Cutlery, they have focused on the high end of the knife market with their impeccable quality and premium materials. This has earned them a place in the hearts of their fans. To increase the accessibility of Kizer brand products, they took the designs of the Bladesmith and Prime Series, and while keeping the quality at the same high level, re-forged them using materials that bring extra value for the money spent. Kizer uses only materials that have stellar performance, such as VG10 for the blades and G10 or stainless steel for the handles. This way, Kizer products are available at all budget levels but still maintain that incredible quality of construction.
Tools share a common goal and purpose. Kizer brings you the Vanguard Series created with the purpose of distilling the essence of the Bladesmith and Prime Series into tools that excel in being used. This may not be your only knife, but this will be the knife you carry and use every day!
- Blade Length: 7.5 cm
- Closed Length: 12 cm
- Overall Length: 19.6 cm
- Blade Material: N690 Stainless Steel
- Blade Thickness: 3 mm
- Blade Grind: Flat
- Blade Finish: Black
- Handle Material: Black Micarta
- Liner Material: Stainless Steel
- Locking Mechanism: Liner Lock
- Pivot Assembly: Bearings
- Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Right Carry
- Designer: D.O.C.K
- Made in China
- Parallel Import: No
This is my second Kizer and now I'm hooked on this brand. Superb quality and craftsmanship for the price, (USA made knives should take note). I find find the detent a little stiff for my liking but I'm sure it'll improve over time. It’s also a little on the small size but it carries well. The thumb hole is a little small for my large hands but I can reverse flick it with ease and the flipper tab is very easy to use. The copper back spacer is starting to patina which just compliments the look coupled with the stonewashed blade and stained micarta. Cuts like a dream and holds an edge well. Highly recommendable for the price.