Knifemaker Dirk Pinkerton was stirred by images of the 18th- and 19th-century Indian interpretations of the khanjar dagger, which often had a horse or other animals etched into the pommel. The Nomad is his version of this vintage knife, created as part of Kizer’s Bladesmith Series. Kizer is one of the few Chinese firms that makes production knives out of premium materials like titanium while also matching the construction quality of many U.S.-based companies — passing on significant cost savings to customers.
S35VN stainless steel blade comes sharp out of the box and stays that way.
Two-tone titanium handle has intricate lines that offer grippiness and style.
The flipper opening is smooth and fast.
Feels comfy in hand
The blade’s belly is great for detailed slicing, such as skinning, but its curved edge isn’t as effective at longer cuts, such as those needed to break down cardboard boxes. you prefer a hammer or Filipino grip.