The liner lock was invented by Michael Walker, who altered the electrician's knife to create this folding knife, with a ball bearing as its detent. The lock, when made correctly, is very strong, and also allows for wear. Beautiful fossil ivory handle scales. Bernard Levine is of the opinion that the "Walker Liner Lock" is different and that it was an innovation. Tweet; Let me talk to you about some different types of Lockback Springs. Klotzli Knives was, from what I can tell from our records originally offered in the early 1990's. His opinion is what we go by in the Traditional Forum when we differentiate between "classic" liner lock as being traditional and open to discussion and the "Walker" liner lock as being modern and outside the realm of Traditional. CRKT CEO EDC Folding Pocket Knife: Low Profile Gentleman's Knife, Everyday Carry, Satin Blade, IKBS Ball Bearing Pivot, Liner Lock, Glass Reinforced Fiber Handle, Deep Carry Pocket Clip 7096. 5″ closed. I’ll go over five: the Beam Tension Spring, Rod Tension Spring, Coil Tension Spring, Lock Bar Integral Spring, and Frame Integral Tension Spring. 4.6 out of 5 stars 2,662. While Michael Walker did not invent the liner-lock, he certainly is the reason it is today one of the most popular blade locks in our industy. Michael Walker Custom Knife Bullet LinerLock. If this angle is too acute, the liner will slip and the lock will fail. is similar to the Walker LinerLock, but uses a lock bar that is integral to one of the handle scales. Walker is the inventor of more than 20 different knife mechanisms including the Walker Linerlock for which he secured a trademark in 1980. Get it as soon as Tue, Dec 22. COMPRESSION LOCK® A lock mechanism that uses a leaf-like spring from a split liner in the handle to wedge laterally between a ramp on the blade tang and the stop pin (or anvil pin). Color anodized titanium bolster engraved by Patricia Walker… And it might be fair to call it by its full name, the Michael Walker Liner Lock to add even more clarification and value to Yab's "Walker" comment Credit does go to Michael Walker which says a lot. 2,248. Developed by custom knifemaker Chris Reeve, the R.I.L. Appears to have been very lightly carried. Michael Walker Custom Knife Bullet LinerLock Custom Knife by: Michael Walker Photo by: Michael Donato View all knives by Michael Walker. Satin finish clip point blade with titanium thumb stud. Michael Walker is an American custom knifemaker and sculptor based in Taos, New Mexico. Product Description. This is the bevel at the end of the tang, on which the end of the locking liner bears. May 1, 2000. Michael Walker Linerlock. Feb 4, 2011 #14. medusaoblongata. The main parts of the lock are the stop pin, pivot, and the liner lock itself. Pre-owned. This Michael Walker design made by H.P. 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