The Tempest is an assisted opening pocket knife. The blade is made from 420hc steel, the knife handle is made of 6061 T6 aircraft grade aluminum.
The Tempest has a unique skeleton handle with a button locking system on the handle.
The Tempest is also equipped with Buck Knives ASAP™ assisted-opening technology for safe, lightning-fast, one-hand blade deployment.
An advanced dual-pivot design assists the blade of this folding knife in opening; once the process is initiated by the user.
The Tempests opening style is a lightning fast ambidextrous thumb stud with assisted opening for a quick release.
locking system's on knives are very crucial to the lifetime of a knife, if the knife lock is a good lock, then your chances of owning the knife for a long period of time. The lock on the Tempest knife, is a folding liner lock, locking system and a press button for the release mechanism. There is a very sturdy liner locking system on this assisted opening folding knife.
Handle: 6061 t6 aircraft grade aluminum
Blade: 420hc steel
Blade finish: satin
Blade style: drop point
Edge style: plain
Overall length: 7.75"
Blade length: 3.25"
Handle length: 4.5"
Lock type: liner lock
Open type: thumb stud
Carry type: pocket clip