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Kershaw ZT 550 Hinderer Folder

Item #: KE-ZT550G10


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The ZT0550 was one of the new Zero Tolerance™ folders introduced by Kershaw® in 2011. Every ZT model is built tough, for serious jobs. With high quality material and precision manufacturing, these knives can take just about anything you can dish out.

Designed by Rick Hinderer, the ZT0550 is an impressive knife, starting with the 3-5/8" stonewashed modified drop point blade of S35VN stainless at 59-61 Rc. Crucible's S35VN is designed to offer increased toughness over S30V, yet it is easier to machine and polish. It offers high wear resistance, so holds an edge longer, and resists edge chipping. The chemistry includes niobium, vanadium and chromium carbides with an exceptionally uniform distribution of those carbides. The obverse side of the frame lock handle is textured G-10 over a stainless liner and the business side of the handle with the locking bar is Titanium. A Hinderer Lockbar Stabilizer further strengthens the lock by not allowing the locking arm, or bar, to flex, keeping it always in the intended position. The deep pocket clip allows you to carry it in any of four positions, tip up, tip down and right or left handed. Measures 4-1/2" closed and weighs 6.0 oz. Made in the U.S.A. Suggested retail is $250.00.

  • Type
  • Blade
    Drop Point
  • Blade Length
  • Blade Steel
  • Rockwell
  • Lock
    Frame Lock
  • Liners
  • Handle
  • Closed Length
  • Clip
  • Weight
    6.0 oz.
  • Origin

Zero Tolerance Knives

Zero Tolerance knives has but one motto: We have zero tolerance for anything less than the best. Zero Tolerance knives are made in the U.S.A. and designed for hard use. Often abbreviated ZT knives, these knives have premium steels and tough handle materials. They are typically overbuilt and designed to withstand a lot of abuse. These knives are very popular with military, law enforcement, and first responders such as firefighters and emergency medical personnel. Recently ZT has expanded their line from just tactical knives, to include spring assisted knives, everyday carry folders, and gentlemen's carbon fiber folding knives. Many use ball bearing features and open very smoothly (just be careful if you try to take one apart!). All ZTs are built in Tualatin, Oregon USA. Zero Tolerance is a brand of KAI USA Ltd., who also owns Kershaw Knives.

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