Top 25 Best Selling Blades of 2017: #5 Zero Tolerance 0850

TOP 25 BEST SELLING BLADES OF 2017: #5 Zero Tolerance 0850
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The ZT 0850 brought together Todd Rexford, Dmitry Sinkevich, and Zero Tolerance, three of the biggest names in knife making today. This is a knife that only the combined forces of Rexford and Sinkevich could dream up, and no one but Zero Tolerance could actualize.

The ZT 0850 features some of the most idiosyncratic details in the entire ZT catalog. The oversized steel pivot matches the aluminum backspacer and thumbstud, all shaped to evoke the six-chambered cylinder of a revolver. The handle scales, milled from a unique carbon fiber composite that reflects a deep blue hue in the right lighting, are lightweight, strong, and rigid.

The 3.75-inch CPM 20CV blade locks into position using ZT’s patented Sub-Frame Lock, made of titanium with a steel lockbar insert for added strength. Zero Tolerance went so far as to shroud the lockbar from an overzealous grip by shielding it with a tab integrated into the carbon fiber scale. It’s an adventurous design even when measured against custom knives, and ZT has executed it with precision.

Visit KnifeNews tomorrow to find out which model is #4 on our countdown of the Top 25 Best Selling Blades of 2017.

The TOP 25 Best Selling Blades of 2017 is based on a ranking of year-to-date dollar sales per day of all non-kitchen cutlery at The Virginia-based dealer stocks the largest catalog of cutlery in the world and serves the most diverse customer base of any knife retailer.

We chose to remove knives available only at from consideration. Exclusives that would have otherwise made the list include:
the HAP40 Spyderco Delica in Mahogany Pakkawood
the HAP40 Spyderco Endura in Mahogany Pakkawood
the s35vn Orange Southard Positron
the s35vn Tanto Andre De Villiers Beast Flipper
the Svord Peasant Knife Exclusives

Certain knives available for pre-order, namely the ZT 0055, Benchmade 87, and DPx HEST/F Urban were also purposefully excluded even though based on pre-orders it’s clear they are among the year’s most popular.

Knife featured in image: Zero Tolerance 0850

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#24 ESEE-CL1 Cleaver
#23 Kershaw Reverb
#22 Condor Primitive Bush Knife
#21 We Knife Co. 708 Karambit Flipper
#20 Gerber Center-Drive
#19 Steel Will Cutjack
#18 Mora Companion
#17 Spyderco Polestar
#16 Microtech Tachyon III
#15 CRKT Snap Lock
#14 Cold Steel Knives Steel Tiger Karambit
#13 Spyderco Chaparral Raffir Noble
#12 TOPS El Chete
#11 Schrade Manilla Balisong
#10 Spyderco Lil’ Nilakka
#09 SOG Baton Q2
#08 Olamic Wayfarer 247
#07 CRKT Pilar
#06 Benchmade Proper
#05 Zero Tolerance 0850
#04 BRS Replicant
#03 Buck 110 Auto
#02 Kershaw Al Mar AM-4
#01 Spyderco Para 3