The Inkosi is a new family of folding knives that will claim Chief alongside the iconic Sebenza. The Inkosi Black Canvas Micarta Inlay features sandblasted handles, a tumbled finish blade, 303 stainless steel hardware, and exterior accents in silver titanium. Micarta fibers will bloom in moisture, improving grip, even in a gloved hand.
A carefully developed hollow grind, strengthened pivot, and sturdy lock up were the starting points for our new family of Inkosi folding knives.
While challenging the standards of the Integral Lock, the Inkosi is the most overbuilt knife of its kind, a true testament of strength. Using a ceramic ball as an interface for the lock bar to the blade tang ensures a lifetime of consistent lock-up.
This is the first time Chris Reeve has used twin, oversized washers with an Integral lock. The washer diameter is wider than the blade, securing zero sideways play. With larger lubrication holes, there is even less surface area of friction.
With our Large Hollow Grind technology, we use a shallow radius to add more strength to the blade, making it halfway between a flat grind and our standard hollow grind.