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Just got mine. 2 weeks early! Thanks Massdrop. I think this knife is beautiful. So solid. Only opened a few times but action is very smooth and sounds like a vault when it snaps into place. The skull is AMAZING. So cool. It's a bit bigger than I thought it would be but that might be because I've been carrying the Spyderco Chaparral Raffir everyday. (another awesome) It's a great mid-size, and my first flipper. Love it! Super sharp too. Did I mention the skull face!!?
Hells yeah on going for the skull. When I saw the Olin handle sold out way before the skull I just shook my head, because I have the Flashbang w/ rainbow skull, so I knew it was awesome. But I could certainly see how some people, perhaps the ultra manly-man types, or "knife goths" (every part of every knife they own must be BLACK) who were already out of their comfort zone with this natural metal-colored knife, hearing "rainbow skull" and thinking, "not a chance."

Honestly, I felt the same way last year until I actually saw the Flashbang in front of me. Somehow they manage to make that rainbow skully look nothing like what most people imagine a rainbow skull will look like, even after seeing pics. And thats a good thing--its much, much better looking than one would imagine.
Arrrrgh! Waited too long.... Now have to decide if I could live with that skull..... Hmmm
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I'm trying to envision what I could do with anodizing to tone it down some lol
Nevermind, just found a solution to my problem......ordered the Tashi Bharucha Prism instead, now this is a definite no lol
Dear Kizer and Massdrop,
Please stop making/discounting attractive, well made folding knives out of high quality materials and then selling them at less than half of what they would be anywhere else.

My savings

For real though, holy crap has Kizer absolutely nailed it for every one of their knives that I own. Excellent fit and finish, action, and frequently stunningly attractive. Spyderco take note. Of their prices. Please.
My savings was murdered last year by Kizer, with the help of BladeHQ. Who ever heard of sale on knives in which the discount was 50-65% off the actual last offered price, rather than some bogus "discount" of 20% off the MSRP?

That was when I first broke down and admitted "I collect knives". Prior to that, I wouldn't buy a knife unless I could justify it by arguing (with myself) that I didn't already own a blade that had the exact combination of features that THIS knife I now wanted to buy had ("Well, I don't own a sub-compact, spring-assisted, tactical black, titanium-framed, wharncliff-bladed, Italian made, knife with N690 blade steel and frony flipper least, not one with carbon fiber scales...that is, I don't have one that has carbon fiber scales with a FALLOUT PATTERN, like this knife never know when a woven carbon fiber pattern won't cut it--I'd better buy this knife, just in case").

So Kizer and BHQ killed my savings, now Massdrop--with the help of Kizer, and Spyderco ( I picked up both the gold steel sprint run drops this morning), and some custom designers have dug up the corpse, chopped it into pieces, lit the pieces on fire, and thrown the ashes down an abandoned Central Nevada mine shaft.
i really want to join this drop but sadly with the "flipper" label this wont make it past Canadian customs, regardless of knifes with flip tabs being available to purchase in Canada
That's not true bud. I and several others that also live in Canada have ordered and received knives from Massdrop well after the $}{¿T storm caused by the jack asses at customs. Massdrop is covering us if our knives get seized. That is unless it gets so bad it's no longer feasible for them to do so. So if you want one just join in my friend it's all good in the hood. 😎✌
Just love my full size Dorado that I got for around $100 last December, fantastic slicer with the hollow grind, great ergos and probably my favorite flipper, so I'm really looking forward to getting it's little brother in M390 on such a great deal!
Damn...I just purchased a couple of knives from you guys and now y'all put this up on the site 😍😍😍😍. Hopefully I'll catch it on the next go !!!!
Looks like a great deal, now the question is: skull or no skull??
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I confirm: Skull.
I hesitated rather long before making my mind. I was right to pick the skull, it is smooth under the palm and adds that note of uniqueness to the knife.

My only concern is the randomized anodization. The colors on mine are almot exclusively blue and yellow, I'd love to have more red in it.

I also have a blade centering and smoothness issue on mine. Currently getting sorted out with Massdrop support.
Glad my advice didn't lead you astray, but sorry to hear about everything else. Mine had poor deployment and an off-center blade as well, but thankfully it was just due to a loose pivot screw--nothing a torx 9 couldn't handle; we'll see if it holds or if some loctite is needed. And I have to sheepishly say: the colors on my skully are perfect, and perfectly distributed across the entire etching.
I got one for 120 and thought I got a great deal. 99 for this go round? You crazy, Kizer
Good price on a M390 blade with Titanium scales.
Im loving mine, action is smooth, mine is marked 100/200, only 200 made?
Received mine yesterday and, for those worried about a weak detente, this one seems perfect to me. I suggest getting a sheath with a pocket clip on it (Collector Knives has some nice ones) because about anything you carry in addition to this is going to scratch the titanium. Used the Sharpmaker on it, and it does straight vertical cuts on newspaper easily.
Just arrived last night! Beautiful and sharp. I sense a hair of blade play though which I wasnt expecting on a knife this pricey.
Which model comes with the heat treated ti clip?