The James Brand Releases their First Back Flipper Design

This American Made Folder Is The James Brand First Pocket Knife With A Flipper Tab.

The James Brand just released a little flipper called The Wells (named after the projectile points found in east Texas). It’s a compact sheepsfoot folder with an aluminum handle featuring a sub-three-inch Magnacut steel blade and a wire pocket clip.

The James Brand Joins the Magnacut steel club

It’s machined and assembled entirely in the USA, making it The James Brand’s third all-American-made design after The Kline (another Magnacut folder built more for hard use), and the Anzick (a full-sized chef’s knife designed for outdoor cooking). With the release of the Wells, The James Brand seems to be showing a commitment to an American made knife line.

Here are the quick specs:

Blade Length:2.875”
Steel:Magnacut at 63 HRC
Blade Type:Sheepsfoot
Handle:6061 aluminum
Lock Type:Button
Pivot:Steel ball bearings
Pocket Clip:Wire

It’s also The James Brand’s first proper back flipper, which, in combination with the button lock and ball bearing pivot, should give the knife a high fidget factor. And as a small minimalist design with a sheepsfoot blade that’s pretty solidly under a certain legal limit, The Wells has something of an office-friendly look.

The James Brand Releases their First Back Flipper Design - Image 1: The James Brand Wells Gift Box

It’s available now in two colors: a stonewashed blade with anodized aluminum (MSRP $425) and an all blacked out version (MSRP $439).

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Andrew has been a commercial writer for about a decade. He escaped from a life of writing mundane product descriptions by running away to the woods and teaching himself how to bake and chop stuff up in the kitchen. He has a background in landscaping, Filipino martial arts, and drinking whiskey.

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