ZT 0450 Sinkevich Titanium Knife 0450
Zero Tolerance Sinkevich Titanium Knife 0450
The original Zero Tolerance 0454 was an award-winning collaboration between ZT and custom knife designer Dmitry Sinkevich. But it was also a very Limited Edition knife.
So ZT is doing something about that with the new 0450. While based on the original’s streamlined form and high-performance function, this new and more compact version will be much more readily available. With its 3.25-inch blade and lightweight-yet-stronger-than-steel titanium handles, the 0450 has a sleek and sophisticated look that, we think, makes it a perfect EDC.
ZT built it with an S35VN stainless blade that sharpens to a razor edge, holds it well, and can be resharpened easily. The knife opens smoothly and easily with the KVT ball-bearing opening system and built-in flipper. A titanium frame lock with hardened steel lockbar insert ensures solid lock up. Polished pivot hardware just adds to the 0450's refined good looks.
- Made in the USA
- Based on the award-winning 0454
- Manual open, KVT ball-bearing system
- Frame lock
- Reversible (left/right) clip
- Steel: S35VN, stonewashed & satin finish
- Handle: Titanium, stonewashed finish
- Blade Length: 3.25 in. (8.3 cm)
- Blade Thickness: 0.121 in. (0.307 cm)
- Closed Length: 4.1 in. (10.4 cm)
- Overall Length: 7.4 in. (18.8 cm)
- Weight: 2.9 oz. (82.2 g)
An excellent alternative to a much higher priced titanium knife.. I am so happy with the look, feel, and quality of this knife that I have since ordered several more; one for each of my brothers, and two to keep in my safe should they ever stop making this model. This is my EDC for life.
To start off, if you're on the fence, BUY IT. It's the perfect EDC for me. Is it meant for hard use? Maybe since it still is a Zero Tolerance. However, for day to day EDC tasks, it's awesome.
Lightweight and with classy looks, it does not seem out of place when I'm wearing a suit for work. The lines are clean and the titanium scales say "professional", not "tactical".
The S35VN steel came scary sharp out of the box and in my experience with this steel, it will hold for a long time.
The flipper action is smooth as butter on a hot pan. As long as you don't press on the lock bar, the blade flies out with just a little pressure on the flipper tab.
I was turned off of ZT for a long time because I had no use for a heavy, hard duty knife. I'm glad they're coming out with gentleman's folders like the 0450.