Reate Exo Gravity Knife Overview
Reate Exo Gravity Knife
- Black PVD and satin tanto blade made from Elmax super steel.
- Pivoted frame to allow blade deployment with nothing but gravity.
- Titanium handle with textured G-10 scales in black.
- Kydex sheath with an attachment for belt carry.
The EXO from Reate Knives is a gravity OTF knife. By pinching the handle scales and dropping the frame at an angle, you can easily slide the blade in and out with nothing but gravity. If you haven’t guessed it already, this means hours of quality fidgeting!
That aside, the build and materials of this knife are Reate standard: simply excellent and endlessly functional. The EXO boasts flawless fit and finish, smooth action, and a razor edge to meet your cutting needs. It includes a kydex sheath and belt attachment so you can carry it without fear of being poked.
FAQ On Reate Exo Gravity Knife
- What is an exo gravity knife?
Description: The EXO from Reate Knives is a gravity OTF knife. By pinching the handle scales and dropping the frame at an angle, you can easily slide the blade in and out with nothing but gravity.
- What is so special about gravity knife?
The main purpose of gravity opening is that it allows opening and closing to be done one handed, in situations where the other hand is occupied. Hence, historically they have been issued to parachutists to cut off caught lines, such as lines tangled in trees, a major potential use of the gravity knife.
- Who owns Reate knives
Our founder, David Deng, is a long-time knife enthusiast, with a background in mechanical design and manufacturing, he constantly strives for excellence and detailed perfection in all the knife designs produced by Reate.
- Do gravity knives lock?
A gravity knife works by using gravity or the force of gravity to deploy its blade from the handle. The blade is typically stored inside the handle and is locked in place when not in use.
- What is the difference between a switchblade and a gravity knife?
A gravity knife is a knife with a blade that is contained in the handle, and that opens using the force of gravity. They are not the same as a switchblade which, opens using a spring mechanism. Gravity knives use a button, trigger or lever to release the blade from the open and closed positions.
FAQ On Pocket Knife
- Why every man should carry a pocket knife
It Makes On-the-Go Eating Easier
Luckily, a blade can pull triple duty as a knife, fork, and spoon. Apples, cheese, and charcuterie are all that much more fun to eat, and a utility tool (like an Izola Pocket Knife) opens your repertoire to beer bottles, wine, and canned goods.
- Can a pocket knife protect you?
For some, a knife offers all the self-defense they need. With the many options available, a knife can prove the perfect weapon for self-protection. In many cases, a folding knife is the choice because of easier concealment. However, with just a little effort, a fixed blade knife also can prove effective.
- Should I carry around a pocket knife?
A Pocket Knife is an Emergency Tool
But just the same, a knife is indispensable in an emergency scenario. You can use a simple pocket knife to cut seatbelts, break windows, cut clothing/bandages, etc. A knife gives me a lot of peace of mind when I think of these scenarios.
- Will a metal detector find a pocket knife?
Some detectors are known to be pretty sensitive in detecting everything from a pocket knife to a body piercing. For the most part, if you don’t normally carry something that may alarm the general public, you may have nothing to worry about.
- Why are pocket knives so expensive?
In Conclusion. There are many reasons high-quality knives are expensive, but they all boil down to one thing: the very quality they tout. They’re more durable and safer than cheap knives, feel better in the hand, and you know where they’re coming from. So get what you pay for with a good knife, like a Trek.
FAQ On OTF Knife
- What is the point of an OTF knife?
These knives were designed to be light-duty knives to be used by people who may have to hold on to something, hold something up, etc…, while opening a folding knife. They were probably pretty handy back in the day, but they were not very popular among the general population.
- Does the military use OTF knives?
Made for military and law enforcement personnel, the Pentagon OTF is one of the most dependable knives available. With a double-edged blade made from CPM-S35VN steel, the Pentagon has excellent corrosion resistance and is easy to sharpen.
- Is it safe to carry an OTF knife in your pocket?
People in California can carry folding knives (other than switchblades) concealed on their person and freely in the open as long as the knives are in the folded position. And it does not matter how long the blade is. Folding knives include pocketknives, Swiss army knives, box cutters, and other “utility” knives.
- Is an OTF knife considered a switchblade?
For the uninformed, OTF knives are a type of switchblade – that is, an automatic knife which deploys the blade ‘automatically’ on pressing a button or switch. Specifically, the OTF knife is a switchblade where the blade simply comes ‘out the front’.