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Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife

Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife
Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding KnifeChris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding KnifeChris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding KnifeChris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding KnifeChris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding KnifeChris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife
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ITEM# CRK-SEB21-SM-IN

$350.00

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(5 out of 5 based on 16 reviews)
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Chris Reeve Knives has upheld a reputation of excellence since their humble beginnings in 1984. As the creators of some of the highest quality American-made knives on the market, CRK have set the bar high for the art of knife making. Their Small Sebenza 21 with Insingo Blade is not only a top-shelf tool, but is also the most popular everyday carry out there, and for good reason. This high-quality knife has the history to back up its effectiveness in the field, so if you're in the market for an everyday carry, this is a difficult one to pass up.

This Small Sebenza Insingo sports a stonewashed 2.94" S35VN stainless steel Blade. S35VN Steel is built to last with its stain and corrosion-resistant surface and an edge that is sure to hold up years and years of work. The sebenza blade comes in an Insingo shape developed in 2011 by Rodney Connelley in collaboration with Chris Reeve. Insingo is the Zulu word for "razor", which is fitting as the Insingo blade shape strongly resembles a razor and is designed with efficiency in mind.

The sebenza small model with insingo blade measures in at 6.875" folded and 3 oz., the Small Sebenza 21 is a compact tool that is deceptively powerful for its size. The integral titanium bar lock, innovated by the manufacturer, ensures the highest possible level of safety during use by ensuring the structural integrity of the blade stays intact. Additionally, the Small Sebenza 21 comes with an attached lanyard for easy carry, a genuine chamois cloth, and a certificate of authenticity. As far as everyday carries go, the Small Sebenza 21 is up there with the best of them.

Maker: Chris Reeve Knives
Blade Design: Rodney Connelley & Chris Reeve (Blade concept and draft drawings by Rodney Connelley, final design and technical modifications by Chris Reeve.)
Blade Length: 2.94
Blade Thickness: .125
Blade Material: Stainless S35VN Steel - Fine Stone Wash - 59-60 HRC
Handle: 6A14V Titanium
Overall Length: 6.875
Weight: 3.0 oz

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5  Stunning, Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife
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I'm very pleased with my new Small Insingo. It took KnifeArt and FedEx two days to get it to the UK, so superb service! The knife is small, beautifully made and very sharp. No lock stick, smooth to open and close and will become my EDC. Expensive, possibly but you do get what you pay for.

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5  Work Razor, Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife
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Firstly the service from knifeart was outstanding. It was dispatched on Tuesday and delivered to me in the UK on Thursday!

Now the knife.... this is my first Sebenza. Out of the box I will freely admit that I was disappointed. I couldn't open the knife with one hand, it felt like the lock bar was too strong and the thumb stud was too sharp.

I decided to give it a try on some boxes I had been meaning to cut down. Well this knife made short work of the boxes and was still shaving sharp afterwards, I was impressed, fantastic blade and ergonomics, probably the best slicer I have had so far. I decided I would practice opening it and soon realised I had been doing it wrong, it takes a certain technique to open and once you have it figured out it simply slides open with little effort. This is comforting, I know it won't pop open in my pocket and cut my leg off or worse.

The fit and finish of the knife is perfect, there is only one sharp edge and it's exactly where it should be. The attention to detail is great, you only need one tool (supplied and common) to dismantle the knife for cleaning and maintenance. It's simple to do and designed in a way that ensures the knife should last for years and continue to perform as it did when it was new.

Small details are what give this knife it's legendary status I think, there are too many to number but little things that make perfect sense but are not seen on other knives because they are difficult. Suddenly it feels like a got a bargain.


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5  Great Knife Paired with a Great Seller!, Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife
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Ordered the Sebenza on Friday afternoon, it was in my mailbox on Monday, 1/2 way across the country. Great product paired with a great business to purchase it from! I will do business here again, I\'m not sure how anybody could have delivered any faster, for free. Oh yeah, the Small Insingo Sebenza is great too! I really like this blade better than the standard blade, it is a huge improvement in everyday practicle usability (IMO).

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5  I have a happy husband, Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife
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I ordered this knife as a Christmas gift for my husband and he likes his new knife so much that he keeps finding things to cut with it! Customer service was prompt and helpful when I realized I had ordered the wrong knife. They solved my problem quickly. Next time I purchase a knife, it will be from here.

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5  Small sebenza 21 insingo, Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife
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1 people found this review helpful

This is my fourth sebenza from knife art,I would not go anywhere else,as usual arrived in the UK in two days, always great service. This knife is my favourite , perfect edc ,non aggressive looking so easy to use in public,blade is an awesome package opener. Recommend this knife, always recommend knife art

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5  Happiness is a Small Insingo, Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife
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Amazing knife, and amazing service! Next day shipping to Canada too.

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5  Something Special, Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Insingo Folding Knife
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Unlike any other folder I have, in terms of overall quality, precision and simplicity. The insingo blade also sets it apart. A compact, solid, pocket-friendly piece. The edge needed stropping to get it where I wanted it. The ti sides have a fine but grippy texture and the overall design lends itself to those who like to keep their tools clean, lubed and well maintained. The included flouro grease and 3/64" hex key are nice touches.

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5  Marvellous knife, 2010 Exclusive Small Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo Folding Knife
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Great service and what a great knife!

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5  Everything went right, 2010 Exclusive Small Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo Folding Knife
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Friendly, fast, arrived on time, terrific knife! My 4th Reeve's knife. Excellent form, fir and function!

Thanx!


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5  WOW!....., 2010 Exclusive Small Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo Folding Knife
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I can not believe how fast knife art got my package to me. The knife itself is out of this world. Perfect size for edc. If I could take back all the knifes I bought over the years and just keep a select few this would make the cut!

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5  Go For It, 2010 Exclusive Small Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo Folding Knife
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1 people found this review helpful

It took a lot of consideration for me to pay this much for a pocket knife. Especially something that I plan to use and not just keep it safely tucked away on the shelf. I was not disappointed. The quality is real, not just hype posted by anonymous, faceless people on the internet. In fact, I just ordered the Insingo in it's larger size. The small for daily carry in my suit/work clothes; and the large for use in the outdoors. Mainly as an adult leader in my son's scout troop - but really anywhere I expect "hard duty" for my blade.
I also like (and use) several brands of fixed-blade knives. But when it comes to what is clipped in my pocket, you can bet it's going to be my Insingo. This is something that will be passed down for generations.
It sure isn't inexpensive, but if you're on the fence, and will not set yourself back too much, go for it. Your grandson (or granddaughter) will thank you for it. Especially if you use it! The marks and blemishes you create will only make it more for them. In the end, it's only money my friend. You can't take it with you. Enjoy it while you can - life is short.


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5  Small Sebenza Insigno A Perfect EDC, 2010 Exclusive Small Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo Folding Knife
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Fantastic service from Knifeart. I had the knife in my pocket within a week in Australia.
It's a fantastic little knife and perfect for my EDC tasks. Fit and Finish are excellent as expected of CRK but the insigno blade is probably the best for urban EDC tasks.
I doubt if this knife will ever leave my pocket. Fantastic!!!!!


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5  Excellent, 2010 Exclusive Small Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo Folding Knife
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2 people found this review helpful

Never thought I would spend this much on a pocket knife, but had to see for myself what the fuss was all about. Glad to say the favorable comments about Sebenza quality is true. I had not ordered from KnifeArt before this purchase but will certainly do so again. Shipping was fast, and when I called with a question, was impressed that one of the owners answered the phone himself. Well done, sir, and thank you.

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5  Great knife and customer service!, 2010 Exclusive Small Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo Folding Knife
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1 people found this review helpful

I originally received a slightly off-center Sebenza 21, and the kind people at Knifeart.com were more than happy to exchange it for a new one. Communication was excellent, and the gentleman on the order line was personable. The Insingo blade shape is excellent, and perfect for EDC tasks. I can definitely recommend CRK, this knife, and Knifeart.com to anyone looking for a great experience. Thanks!

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5  Love Knifeart!!!!, 2010 Exclusive Small Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo Folding Knife
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Love Knifeart! Always has the best selection of Chris Reeve's, and if they dont, its back in stock quickly! Website is easy to navigate and love the email updates when your item is back in stock.

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5  Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo - Small, 2010 Exclusive Small Chris Reeve Sebenza Insingo Folding Knife
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2 people found this review helpful

I have owned my Sebenza now for almost a year it goes every where with me. Camping knife, Work knife, Cooking knife. I have been looking for the perfect blade now for 40 years and at long last found the knife that fits the bill, well done Chris Reeve. I have a fixed blade knife - Another CR the Nayala this too is a great knife. John Booth - Solihull, England.

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