The Versatile Ikoma Seismic Folding EDC Knife by CRKT
By Jim Clary
U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Flavio Ikoma in Presidente Prudente, Brazil, is one of the most innovative knife designers (and makers) in the world today. We do not make that statement lightly or without considerable justification. It was Flavio and his friend Rick Lala who invented and introduced to the world the IKBS ball bearing pivot system. That system is utilized by multiple knife makers around the world.
His Fossil took two years to design and refine before he finally allowed it to go into production in 2015. That knife was/is a true work of art and possesses a bit of Flavio’s soul and has been Jim’s EDC ever since.
Thus, when we received word from Mike May at CRKT that Flavio had designed a new and incredibly strong folder for campers and hunters, Jim asked for one as soon as possible. The knife in question was the Seismic.
The Seismic is the most robust folder we have ever seen. It is almost 5 1/2” when closed and weighs in at 6.3 ounces. Dainty is definitely not a word that would apply to this knife. It is a knife that should accompany every hunter and …Read the Rest