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Real Steel G5 Metamorph Front Flipper Knife Marble CF (3.5" M390) Exclusive

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Item #BHQ-98796

Specifications

  • Overall Length:8.125"
  • Blade Length:3.50"
  • Cutting Edge:3.375"
  • Blade Width:0.625"
  • Blade Thickness:0.12"
  • Blade Material:Bohler M390
  • Blade Style:Drop Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Satin
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.625"
  • Handle Width:0.875"
  • Handle Thickness:0.44"
  • Handle Material:Carbon Fiber
  • Color:Black, Blue
  • Frame/Liner:Stainless Steel
  • Weight:2.08 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Front Flipper
  • Lock Type:Liner Lock
  • Brand:Real Steel
  • Model:G5 Metamorph
  • Country of Origin:China
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife
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Specifications

  • Overall Length:8.125"
  • Blade Length:3.50"
  • Cutting Edge:3.375"
  • Blade Width:0.625"
  • Blade Thickness:0.12"
  • Blade Material:Bohler M390
  • Blade Style:Drop Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Satin
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.625"
  • Handle Width:0.875"
  • Handle Thickness:0.44"
  • Handle Material:Carbon Fiber
  • Color:Black, Blue
  • Frame/Liner:Stainless Steel
  • Weight:2.08 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Front Flipper
  • Lock Type:Liner Lock
  • Brand:Real Steel
  • Model:G5 Metamorph
  • Country of Origin:China
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife
Description

Description

This exciting Blade HQ Exclusive G5 Metamorph sports marbled carbon fiber scales, with ultra premium M390 blade steel. To top it off, the knife features blue oxidized hardware with a matching titanium bead.

Real Steel's Gentleman Class G5 Metamorph is an innovative front flipper knife design from Ostap Hel. This model comes equipped with a narrow M390 blade that rides on a smooth needle ball bearing pivot for smooth one-handed opening. The hardware, pocket clip, and backspacer have all been oxidized blue to really make the knife pop.

Features:
  • Slender carbon fiber handle construction offers reduced carry weight.
  • Deep carry stainless steel pocked clip for secure everyday carry.
  • Needle ball bearing pivot and jimped front flipper opener allows effortless one-handed opening.
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Reviews

Customer Reviews

Nice fit and finish
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Albert A.
12-05-2019
Very difficult to open for a flipper knife. I think the flipping design looks good but lacks good function
Fabulous Knife... But can't get it open.
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Paul M.
12-05-2019
I think this is the perfect gentleman's knife for most people, especially if you need to defend yourself with a small knife.
Superb fit and finish, super premium steel, razor sharp out of the box and, the nicest carbon fiber scales that I have ever handled. The overall package is beautiful, lightweight and slim yet, long and, just substantial enough to handle most cutting tasks, including self-defense.

So, why only 4 stars? I would give it 4-1/2 if I could, but I am taking off the last half star due to the "front flipper" action. I just can't open it with one smooth motion, I have never before encountered a blade opening mechanism that I couldn't master. To be fair, this is more a result of my personal hand anatomy, rather than any fault of the knife. I have short fingers for a man; I also have trouble with the mag release on some pistols.

In conclusion, don't hesitate to purchase this knife....unless you have short thumbs!
Very impressed
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Jake C.
12-05-2019
I had my doubts initially but my goodness this knife is gorgeous. I really do love it with my only nitpicks being the anodized parts aren't completely uniform there's some spots that appear to have either shifted from blue to purple or still be a tad grey. Not the end of the world but I can't help but notice it. Also the pocket clip shows wear very easily so be warned if you plan to carry the regularly. Besides the hardware the rest of the knife is spot on. Centering is perfect, grind appears spot on, knife can shave fine arm hair out of the box, and it flies out once you get the hang of front flipping. I will warn you that learning to front flip a knife is painful since you will often mess up and it comes with repercussions. But once you have it down there's a few different positions you can use and the knife will fly open no problem. I could go on for quite some time but the TLDR of it is the knife is just what I was looking for, and only time will tell if the heat treat is good. I wanted a front flipper that wasn't extremely cheap but it wasn't 200+ for something I might not enjoy. This knife fits the bill.
Pretty Awesome!
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Josue P.
10-27-2019
This was my first front flipper and I am in love with it! Super smooth action, very light weight, and the carbon fiber with the blue hardware looks incredible in my opinion. Only issue I had was that the hardware started to somewhat come loose for some reason after a few days of consistently opening and closing the knife. Not sure why it would come loose like that from just regular use, maybe the hardware was not tightened correctly when manufacture but other than that I love this knife!!
The Premium G5 Metamorph
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Tom S.
10-14-2019
Iím a big fan of front flippers and this is my 13th. I had to have this iteration of the Metamorph for the M390 blade and the beautiful shredded carbon fiber scales. I own a blue aluminum scale version and itís the best value in a front flipper. It has proved to be a great slicer with itís long slender steak knife like blade.
If this were about an inch or more shorter, I would consider it a Gentlemanís knife. I did find it a bit long today when opening a package. The carbon fiber scales really lighten it up. The blue hardware and back spacer makes for an attractive look. I was surprised to see no screws on the back scales.
Watch out when closing the blade. For such a light blade, it falls shut effortlessly. I like that there is a lanyard pin rather than the customary hole. I will attach one since it came with a BHQ bead.
I am pleased with both versions and one of them will always be in my pocket when I go to a restaurant for a backup and extremely sharp steak knife. I prefer to cut meat, not saw it off with those horrible serrated knives restaurants normally have.
This wouldnít be in my extensive collection if it werenít a great knife. Itís in my daily rotation because itís a user as well as a looker.

One Month Later
DAMN!!! Actuality multiple DAMS!!! This knife as well as all the knives I have purchased recently have all gone on sale. I could have saved enough to get this one for free. All the guys who bought them as well as the murdered out Bugout all feel the same. DAMN!!!
Great Action and Very Classy
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Noah H.
10-13-2019
Awesome action. Can't get mine quite perfect and the centering is ever so slightly off. I could be missing something but I can't seem to loctite it the way I want it. No biggy it takes a little bit to loosen up but its something to mention and I can't speak for others' experiences. Worth the buy if you like the aesthetic. My bevels were slightly uneven but it was stupid sharp. Front flipper is fun and m390 and carbon fiber are good to go.
A Great Action And a Great Look!
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Tate S.
10-02-2019
Needless to say, this is a gorgeous knife. It is my first knife from real steal and I have to say I am impressed by the quality as well as the fit and finish. pivot is smooth, the lockup is solid, and it has a nearly drop shut action. The blade itself was sharp as a razor out the box, although the grind had a few minor imperfections. Overall, this is a great knife and is making me consider buying even more from real steel.
Marble Carbon Fiber!
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Bryan C.
10-02-2019
This is one beautiful knife, and very well done. Action is smooth, lock-up is positive, and the blade came super sharp. Real Steel definitely paid attention to the details, creating a real beauty. The pictures donít do it justice!
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Description
Specifications
Reviews

Description

This exciting Blade HQ Exclusive G5 Metamorph sports marbled carbon fiber scales, with ultra premium M390 blade steel. To top it off, the knife features blue oxidized hardware with a matching titanium bead.

Real Steel's Gentleman Class G5 Metamorph is an innovative front flipper knife design from Ostap Hel. This model comes equipped with a narrow M390 blade that rides on a smooth needle ball bearing pivot for smooth one-handed opening. The hardware, pocket clip, and backspacer have all been oxidized blue to really make the knife pop.

Features:
  • Slender carbon fiber handle construction offers reduced carry weight.
  • Deep carry stainless steel pocked clip for secure everyday carry.
  • Needle ball bearing pivot and jimped front flipper opener allows effortless one-handed opening.
Read More
Show Less

Specifications

  • Overall Length:8.125"
  • Blade Length:3.50"
  • Cutting Edge:3.375"
  • Blade Width:0.625"
  • Blade Thickness:0.12"
  • Blade Material:Bohler M390
  • Blade Style:Drop Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Satin
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.625"
  • Handle Width:0.875"
  • Handle Thickness:0.44"
  • Handle Material:Carbon Fiber
  • Color:Black, Blue
  • Frame/Liner:Stainless Steel
  • Weight:2.08 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Front Flipper
  • Lock Type:Liner Lock
  • Brand:Real Steel
  • Model:G5 Metamorph
  • Country of Origin:China
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife

Customer Reviews

Nice fit and finish
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Albert A.
12-05-2019
Very difficult to open for a flipper knife. I think the flipping design looks good but lacks good function
Fabulous Knife... But can't get it open.
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Paul M.
12-05-2019
I think this is the perfect gentleman's knife for most people, especially if you need to defend yourself with a small knife.
Superb fit and finish, super premium steel, razor sharp out of the box and, the nicest carbon fiber scales that I have ever handled. The overall package is beautiful, lightweight and slim yet, long and, just substantial enough to handle most cutting tasks, including self-defense.

So, why only 4 stars? I would give it 4-1/2 if I could, but I am taking off the last half star due to the "front flipper" action. I just can't open it with one smooth motion, I have never before encountered a blade opening mechanism that I couldn't master. To be fair, this is more a result of my personal hand anatomy, rather than any fault of the knife. I have short fingers for a man; I also have trouble with the mag release on some pistols.

In conclusion, don't hesitate to purchase this knife....unless you have short thumbs!
Very impressed
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Jake C.
12-05-2019
I had my doubts initially but my goodness this knife is gorgeous. I really do love it with my only nitpicks being the anodized parts aren't completely uniform there's some spots that appear to have either shifted from blue to purple or still be a tad grey. Not the end of the world but I can't help but notice it. Also the pocket clip shows wear very easily so be warned if you plan to carry the regularly. Besides the hardware the rest of the knife is spot on. Centering is perfect, grind appears spot on, knife can shave fine arm hair out of the box, and it flies out once you get the hang of front flipping. I will warn you that learning to front flip a knife is painful since you will often mess up and it comes with repercussions. But once you have it down there's a few different positions you can use and the knife will fly open no problem. I could go on for quite some time but the TLDR of it is the knife is just what I was looking for, and only time will tell if the heat treat is good. I wanted a front flipper that wasn't extremely cheap but it wasn't 200+ for something I might not enjoy. This knife fits the bill.
Pretty Awesome!
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Josue P.
10-27-2019
This was my first front flipper and I am in love with it! Super smooth action, very light weight, and the carbon fiber with the blue hardware looks incredible in my opinion. Only issue I had was that the hardware started to somewhat come loose for some reason after a few days of consistently opening and closing the knife. Not sure why it would come loose like that from just regular use, maybe the hardware was not tightened correctly when manufacture but other than that I love this knife!!
The Premium G5 Metamorph
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Tom S.
10-14-2019
Iím a big fan of front flippers and this is my 13th. I had to have this iteration of the Metamorph for the M390 blade and the beautiful shredded carbon fiber scales. I own a blue aluminum scale version and itís the best value in a front flipper. It has proved to be a great slicer with itís long slender steak knife like blade.
If this were about an inch or more shorter, I would consider it a Gentlemanís knife. I did find it a bit long today when opening a package. The carbon fiber scales really lighten it up. The blue hardware and back spacer makes for an attractive look. I was surprised to see no screws on the back scales.
Watch out when closing the blade. For such a light blade, it falls shut effortlessly. I like that there is a lanyard pin rather than the customary hole. I will attach one since it came with a BHQ bead.
I am pleased with both versions and one of them will always be in my pocket when I go to a restaurant for a backup and extremely sharp steak knife. I prefer to cut meat, not saw it off with those horrible serrated knives restaurants normally have.
This wouldnít be in my extensive collection if it werenít a great knife. Itís in my daily rotation because itís a user as well as a looker.

One Month Later
DAMN!!! Actuality multiple DAMS!!! This knife as well as all the knives I have purchased recently have all gone on sale. I could have saved enough to get this one for free. All the guys who bought them as well as the murdered out Bugout all feel the same. DAMN!!!
Great Action and Very Classy
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SSSSS
Noah H.
10-13-2019
Awesome action. Can't get mine quite perfect and the centering is ever so slightly off. I could be missing something but I can't seem to loctite it the way I want it. No biggy it takes a little bit to loosen up but its something to mention and I can't speak for others' experiences. Worth the buy if you like the aesthetic. My bevels were slightly uneven but it was stupid sharp. Front flipper is fun and m390 and carbon fiber are good to go.
A Great Action And a Great Look!
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Tate S.
10-02-2019
Needless to say, this is a gorgeous knife. It is my first knife from real steal and I have to say I am impressed by the quality as well as the fit and finish. pivot is smooth, the lockup is solid, and it has a nearly drop shut action. The blade itself was sharp as a razor out the box, although the grind had a few minor imperfections. Overall, this is a great knife and is making me consider buying even more from real steel.
Marble Carbon Fiber!
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Bryan C.
10-02-2019
This is one beautiful knife, and very well done. Action is smooth, lock-up is positive, and the blade came super sharp. Real Steel definitely paid attention to the details, creating a real beauty. The pictures donít do it justice!
Show All
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