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Knowing Your Frame Lock Knife!

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A frame lock knife is not that different from a liner lock mechanism in quite a few ways. The general patterns of opening and closing is pretty much the same in both of them. The only difference that you can however spot between these two is that in the liner lock you will notice that as and when the blade opens, a separate liner is seen getting involved in order to lock the blade. However when you take the frame lock for the same instance, the whole section of the frame is seen indulging in the locking of the blade.

Amongst its various features, the most major feature with this kind that is the frame lock is that a section of the handle is seen to move in order to have the blade tang locked. Once you begin to open the blade farther away from you, you can spot that the left section of the handle begin to make its move inwardly as the opening of the blade takes place completely. The blade witnesses a secure lock because of the locking portion of the frame which is quite thick.

Let us have a look at few of its advantages:

  • USE OF JUST ONE HAND IS REQUIRED

Be it for opening or closing the clock, you require only one hand to be used. Having one hand free for other uses in case something crops up is quite an advantageous factor. You won’t come across lock knives like these that would always provide you with this kind of a benefit hence this is one of those that needs to be appreciated and made full use of. The effectiveness of the use of the knife is not hampered in any way due to the usage of just one hand.

  • A DISCREET THOUGHT GIVEN REGARDING SECURITY PURPOSES OF THE ITS USAGE

When you are making use of this blade with your right hand, it is very obvious and natural that you will squeeze the locking bar that is present against the surface of the blade; this pushing gives added security while you are making use of the knife. This is what is meant by security is well taken care of as far as usage is concerned. People need to be assured that even with such varied purposes; a knife can be quite dangerous, irrespective of what kind it is and thus such additional modes of security arrangement helps in consoling.

  • A GOOD PULL OVER THE STRENGTH FACTOR

The thickness present in the locking bar is what ensures its trustworthy and dependable strength over the usage of this knife. Strength is a very important necessity and feature of these kinds of knives and there should be sufficient arrangement made in its designing that would ensure that. Without having adequate strength it won’t be possible to carry out the kind of work for which these kinds of knives are mostly made use of.

  • MUCH EASIER TO KEEP IT CLEAN

Compared to other kinds of lock knives such as the lock back knives, these are much easier to keep in a clean manner to be used whenever needed. If you consider the other kinds of rocking mechanisms that are present, this is much easier to be kept clean and used whenever it is asked for.



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