Chasing the land-speed record is the ultimate quest of the modern man. In the roaring twenties, this dream was epitomized by Frank Lockhart, America’s legendary racing driver. A true daredevil, a self-learned mechanic, and a true speed demon, Lockhart was the definitive hero everyone talked about at their dinner tables. In 1926, he became the youngest winner of the Indy 500 at just 24. Lockhart went on to win many more prestigious races, capturing the imagination of the American people. But his true goal was the elusive land-speed record. On April 25, 1928, Lockhart climbed aboard his remarkable supercharged V16 Stutz Black Hawk on Daytona Beach. Just 25 years old at the time, Lockhart was flying at a record-breaking 220 miles per hour when suddenly the right rear tire blew, and the world stopped turning. Today, his legend lives on, as the speed demons of our age are continuing to push the boundaries of the possible.
When handcrafting this urban-style knife, we thought about Lockhart and his way of life. A light-weight model of 70g, SPEED DEMON features innovative urban design and a skeletonized handle. For stylish and awe inspiring every day carry, you really can’t go wrong with SPEED DEMON: it looks as sharp as it cuts. The knife is small enough to carry comfortably, yet up to the most challenging cutting tasks. The blade measures 4.4mm thick, and 80mm long. Included is a handmade Kydex ® sheath. It is a knife for men who are a bit like Lockhart, men who are ambitious and seriously addicted to adrenaline. Whoever will own the SPEED DEMON knife, will feel the power of roaring and untamed manliness rushing through their blood.
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