What are the Tailwhip Knives from DireWare?
Direware Tailwhip knives are a series of slender and stylish urban EDC (Everyday Carry) knives, characterized by their classic spindle-shaped handle and drop-point blade with a combined cut. The Tailwhip model comes standard with a CPM-20CV blade steel and has a blade thickness of over .18 inches. The overall blade length is 1.25 inches. The handle frame is made from 6AL-4V titanium, which is also used for the frame lock side.
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There are a few variations of the Direware Tailwhip available, such as those with notches in the frame, whole handle scales, or with inserts. Additionally, the edges and finish of the blade are optional, allowing for customization.
DirectWare Tailwhip V2 Flipper is a unique model that stands out from the rest.
The Direware Tailwhip V2 Flipper is a folding knife designed and manufactured by Direware Custom Knives. This precision-crafted Framelock folder boasts a thick Titanium Frame and a lightweight Carbon Fibre Front Scale, providing excellent detent and super-fast action thanks to its internal bearings. The Tailwhip Flipper’s M390 blade features a Compound Grind and a Subtle Custom Swedge with a Machine Satin finish.
The Spine has comfortable custom thumb ridges, and the Thick Frame Lock engages early and securely with a powerful sound. Additionally, this knife is among the very first to feature Eric’s Replaceable Lock Face Insert, and it is held together with Torx Screws and has Anodized Standoffs for maximum strength and minimal weight. The Deep Set Zirconium pocket clip allows for discreet pocket carrying. Overall, this is a very special and unique DireWare folder.
It features a full titanium frame with a satin finish and silver lightning strike carbon fiber (SLSCF) inlay on the presentation side. The knife has a 3D clip, set for tip-up carry, made from solid 6AL-4V titanium.
The Tailwhip V2‘s overall open length is 8.79 inches, with a blade length of 3.75 inches and a closed length of 5.04 inches. The blade depth is 1.25 inches, and the blade thickness is more than 0.18 inches. This model comes standard with CPM-20CV blade steel. The handle frame and frame lock side are made from 6AL-4V titanium. The knife also features large diameter 6AL-4V titanium spacers.
One variant of the Tailwhip V2 Flipper also comes with a two-tone blade that has a swedge, notched thumbrest, and flipper. The handle has a textured and anodized titanium frame, with a pattern-welded titanium tip-up clip that has also been textured. This version includes copper pivot collars and comes with the original box.
The DireWare Tailwhip Bowie is a custom knife that features a high-quality blade and handle.
This Tailwhip V2 Non-Flipper by Direware Custom Knives features a Mike Norris Damascus blade with sedge and dual thumbstuds. The handle is comprised of a textured titanium frame with a matching tip up clip that has also been textured.
The standard blade material for the Tailwhip Bowie model is CPM-20CV steel, which offers excellent edge retention and corrosion resistance. The blade thickness is 0.18+ inches, and the handle frame is made from 6AL-4V titanium, which is lightweight and durable.
The Tailwhip V2 Bowie, has a Mike Norris Damascus blade with sedge and dual thumb studs. The handle of the Tailwhip V2 Non-Flipper is made of textured titanium, and it features a matching tip-up clip that has also been textured. The blade length of this version is 3.75 inches, the overall length is 8.75 inches, and the closed length is 5 inches.