This Zero Tolerance 0562 features the same Rick Hinderer special "slicer" grind, but on a premium stainless steel blade. This design is lightweight so it rides in your pocket comfortably. This knife opens with a flipper and the ultra-smooth KVT ball-bearing opening system. To ensure secure use, it is built with a titanium frame lock with a lockbar stabilizer. The unique pocket clip is reversible and enables extra-deep carry.
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I collect EDCs so assessments are made in the hand not in the field. I kind of have to agree with everyone as long as the comments are positive. What no decals? No muslin pull close sack? Just a naked gorgeous, menacing, easy to operate and substantially built. I intended this model to be my first ZT, but a 0462 red/black carbon fiber and titanium handle scales grabbed my mouse clicking finger. So the 0562 Ti is second. Its build quality is apparent just from the feel in one's hand. The two tone blade is almost a romantic touch. Closed, though, one could use it as a night stick if there was no time to deploy the blade. I was surprised-delighted how comfortable this EDC feels in my hand. I don't have large hands but the dimensions are so compatible. The flipper on first flip was both reassuring and one view of the blade's lines, angles, size had me being extra careful. I can imagine how someone facing me might feel. I fastidiously dress my EDCs with paracords (mostly) and beads that compliment the EDC. Often less is more when it comes to beads. I have to agree a lanyard port for this handle design and fabrication is better served using the pocket clip to tether if so desired. I found I could release the blade and flick it closed making sure the runway was clear for the blade to nest. The price of an EDC that conveys a beefy elegance, powerful everything is justifiable. I am so glad to have been able to add this ZT to my collection before any discontinue is enacted. Design concepts evolve. I expect should I carry this ZT just for exercise, anyone who knows will follow the outline. I suspect if at some later date re-turning this EDC will form a long line. Highly recommended for anyone's collection. As usual BladeHQ jet packed my newest ZT ze fastest way. Thank you BladeHQ and ZT.
The fit and finish are exceptional, but better than that is its quick draw ergonomics.
I feel confident and strong when I deploy this excellent, over-built blade. It is heavy, yet fast and smooth! A lot of other options seem to never be available for purchase. I wanted the experience of a 'pocket tank' and I do not regret this purchase at all. I've lost interest in those other options. It influenced me to check out other ZT options!
This is a really beautiful knife that also functions incredibly well. It’s definitely a time tested design. The only little minor thing that I would add to it would be a lanyard hole but that’s not worth knocking a star off for that. I just found out that this knife is being discontinued. It’s probably worth getting since there’s nothing quite like it out there. And it’s made in USA. What more could you ask for?
I am very happy with this knife. It's oner of my favorites in my collection. Solid, sharp, zero play in the blade. Opens solidly and fits my large hand very well. 5 stars.
Great knife. This is the most money I've ever spent on a knife, but I like it because it is built like a tank. Ergonomics are good. Top-quality blade steel and I love the titanium handle scales. I expect to carry and use this for at least the next 20 years.
Possibly my favorite folder. It is a tad heavy but for a hard use folder you can't ask for more.
I have this knife for about a year. It was a birthday gift from my wife. It's just a perfect piece for me, I can't think of a single thing I would like to change in it. Blade is phenomenal, I love titanium scales, clip is as deep as it gets and is ideal for EDC(no ZT branding outside). This knife however is on a bigger side, I carry it when I'm riding my bike, for other days I carry Quiet carry IQ from the same materials. If the size is a concern, this might be a bit too big. I have size 10 hands, and the grip for me is perfect, but I can see how for people with smaller hands it might be on a bigger side. Again, so far it's the best knife I have/saw/touched.
Admittedly there was a little lock stick initially. But after just a couple days of fidget flipping and a little nano-oil applied it's like butter and 0 lock stick. On a side note about ZT. On my first day carrying the knife the clip got caught on my car seat and snapped off. I contacted them and they are replacing it (and have a list of other free parts for ZT owners) completely free. I mean I suppose maybe some would just expect that sort of thing because of the cost. But I just thought it was fantastic service and I really appreciate it. If you're on the fence just go for it.
The 0562TI is simply outstanding. The flipper design is very crisp and the titanium scales add that finished elegance one expects from a ZT knife. This knife is on the large side and solidly built. It will hold up to whatever you send its way.
This ZT is a beautiful example of ZT's philosophy of overbuilding knives. It feels strong in the hand, and the CPM-20CV blade is an absolute beast. The titanium makes it feel lighter than it looks, but this knife is solid and tough as you could hope for.
This is a very well made and functional knife. I wear a size medium-large size glove and the handle ergonomics is great. For a large folding knife, the overall weight is very light. The KVT bearings are awesome and the blade snaps open with minimum effort. The deep carry clips are a a very nice touch. Only reason I didn't give 0562Ti five stars is b/c of the scales. Not too fond of the matte/stonewashed finish as my first impression was that it looked used.
Action was smooth out of the box, coming unlubricated. With a little knifepivotlube, this thing is absolutely drop shut with one exception. There isn't a detente ball ramp on this knife, which means that the lock-bar must be held out until you have that ball on the stock of the knife or it will hang. That being said the ball can be pushed past quite easily with a tiny bit of force, just stops it from being a complete finger guillotine with its BUTTER smooth caged ball bearings. Slicer grind means you get the benefits of thick beater stock close to the hand, with it thinning out well in the belly. 20cv is a great steel, which hasn't dulled on me enough for me to need to sharpen it yet with about 3 months of cutting up cardboard from my hardcore quarantine shopping sprees under the belt. Ergonomics are fantastic, knife does not move in your hand and the flipper acts as a very effective finger guard. Pocket clip disappears in the hand, carries fully deep and then some and mounts from the inside with a screw outside. Knife is light for the size and its solidity, lighter than the cf version, because of the heavy internal milling of the show side handle. I got mine for 220 on sale which feels like a steal, seems fair even at 280
Out of the box this knife would not open no matter how much force was applied single hand and both hands. BladeHQ handled the return efficiently with no problem, I will continue to buy from BladeHQ with confidence.