Lion Steel T.R.E. - Three Rapid Exchange
Item #: LIO-TRECF
The T.R.E. (Three Rapid Exchange) knife from Lion Steel gives the user the option of how you want to equip your knife. With three options available you can have a basic version; no flipper and pin on the blade, a thumbstud version; with the pin on the blade or add a flipper for quick opening action.
Each knife comes equipped with a keychain with both Torx T6 & T8 bits attached for positioning or removal of the flipper, thumbstud and clip.
The 2-7/8" drop point blade is bead blasted M390 steel. The knife has a fully machined Titanium back scale with a Carbon Fiber front scale. Measures 3-7/8" closed and weighs 2.4 oz. Made in Italy.
Maniago, located in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of the Provinces of Pordenone in northeastern Italy, is an area known for its production of steel blades and boasts about being the home several famous knife manufacturers such as Lion Steel.
Lion Steel was founded in 1969 by Gino Pauletta, a family business that has continued to grow under the operation of his 3 sons since the late 1990's. The company's name is derived from the combination of a Lion stone sculpture carved by Gino's grandfather, and steel, which is the fundamental component of a knife.
Lion Steel knives are made in the long-standing Maniago tradition. They have combined traditional Italian design elements and production techniques with modern methods to produce beautifully crafted knives from the heart of Italian knife making country.