Braza S35VN Blade EDC Folding Knife - Carbon Fiber Handle
BRAZA EDC folder by Bastion offers a solid, sleek design in an everyday utility carry. This will fast become your favorite folder!
- Blade: S35VN steel material is durable and holds edge
- Handle: Carbon-fiber (front and back)
- Pocket Clip: CNC-machined titanium; ambidextrous
- High-end frame lock
- Smooth flipper action
- Ceramic ball bearings
- Blade length: 3.875”
- Closed knife length: 4.875"
- Open knife length: 8.250"
- Weight: 5.4 oz.
- Ships in presentation box
- Cleaning cloth and tools included
I just received the Braza with Carbon scales (both sides). This is one beefy knife.
I absolutely love the grind, and it's razor sharp upon arrival. The scales are, in my opinion, top notch! Every part of the scales had some attention given, and it shows. I also love that Bastion did not go crazy and add logo's and labels to everything. It has one simple label on top of the spine....classy! The material, S35VN in this instance, was nicely labeled in a discrete area of the ricasso, just behind the thumb stud. Lastly, the pocked clip was well designed and machined and works flawlessly. Somebody put some thought into it, and it shows!
I have but one complaint. I sharpen knives and getting to the rear most part of the secondary grind cleanly is iffy at best. The thumb stud is extremely close in-line with the grind bevel and the foremost part of the scales is sticking out a bit far, making it difficult to sharpen that part of the blade. Might I suggest that the scales be cut back a little or the choil be cut longer on the next run and the thumb stud be completely removed or made less prominent. There is really not much use for it since it has a flipper.
All in all, I love the knife. It's a large EDC, and the materials are top notch and excellent machining was done. Nice job, Bastion!
Love this knife! It's a beautiful design with sleek lines, and the Carbon Fiber handles are well sculpted to offer a comfortable and secure grip. I only carry lightweight knives, and this fits the bill for a large lightweight pocket edc blade. The blade arrives razor sharp and holds its edge. Great for general utility use, and works well for food prep on the go. This knife blows my previous Spyderco, SOG, and Benchmade out of the water. The flipper is lightening fast, you don't need automatic. The detent holds it securely closed. Overall, extremely nice knife and you can't beat this price!
I knew I was going to get a quality product from Bastion.....obviously. I just got the new knife in the mail and I am simply blown away. Beautiful finish, awesome solid presentation case with tools. The steel is beautiful and razor sharp out of the box. The ceramic ball bearings give the knife a solid movement that is super easy to open, stiff enough to not be dangerous, opens very quickly that can rival many spring assisted knife. The knife is lightweight yet solid enough for heavy duty work.
I am very impressed and will be purchasing more from this fine company.