I like the lines, the length of the handle, reminds me of less Cleaver and more Straight Razor… And from photos that might be the impression. But don’t think that. It’s a small Cleaver. The blade is thick and heavy for the size and makes this more in the working class than a thin light razor.
The knife is stout. Feels solid. But it does feel very good in the hand. Opened, the
The one fly in the Flatiron ointment is the Pocket Clip. It’s short and fat which makes getting it into the pocket and clipping it isn’t something that I’m not used to. The upside to this clip is that it doesn’t create a hot spot in your hand when you are using the knife for actual work. Some knives will have a better clip, but they can hurt the hand.
The blade could be sharper. This thing is not Spyderco or Benchmade Sharp… Not even Cold Steel sharp. It would do well with some attention on a stone. But for under 40 bucks, it’s a unique knife that looks like it would do well with less tactical, more KP type work. I’ll update this later after I put it to some work.