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Blemished Squidtrainer V4

Blemished Squidtrainer V4

Regular price $174.99 $156.99 Sale

Blemished Products

Blemished trainers are models that didn't pass our inspection process due to cosmetic imperfections but are guaranteed to flip just as well as our new products. 

Blemished product sales are final (no returns accepted) but they do qualify for warranty (mechanical defects only). Please refer to the pictures for an example of a blemished model. Blemished models arrived in blemished boxes and may come with the following, but not limited to:

  • Light scratches
  • Light dents
  • Discolored or faded anodizing
  • Inconsistent blade finish
  • Inconsistent handle finish/ textures
  • Mismatching colored handles
  • Flawed or missing laser engraving
  • Different blade coating

Each and every Squid Industries balisong is hand assembled and tested to ensure that each unit is an exceptional flipper. Balisongs come thread locked.

Blemished products arrive in a Squid Industries box with a sticker. Blemished products do not come in a Squid Industries Microfiber Bag. You can purchase a Squid Industries Microfiber Bag here.

Description

The Squidtrainer was the first balisong trainer to be produced by Squid Industries.  Since its inception in 2015, we’ve integrated feedback from flippers all around the world each year to make it the best flipper in its class. 

The Squidtrainer V4 has undergone significant change since the first production run in 2016. It features the following:

  • Integral channel handle design machined from 6061 T6511 aluminum alloy
  • Machined handle texture pattern and bead blast finish for better grip
  • Rounded handles and blade spine for enhanced comfort and durability
  • Precision ground heat treated 410 stainless blade for maximum smoothness, minimal handle play, and zero blade rub
  • Press-fit stainless steel rods installed into the ends of each handle for better feel and momentum

In November 2022, we unveiled the V4 which added the following upgrades:

  • 416 stainless steel bushings tuned to each blade for the best tolerances
  • Jimping added to the ends of each handle for increased grip and stability

*Actual product colors may vary due to monitor settings and photograph lighting. 

Manufactured and assembled in the USA

Specifications

Total Length (Open Position)

10"

Total Length (Closed Position)

5.75"

Handle Length

5.5"

Handle Thickness

0.5"

Blade Length

5.2"

Weight

4.6 Ounces

Handle Material


6061 T6511 Aluminum

Handle Finish


Milled Texture, Bead Blasted 

Blade Material


410 Heat Treated Stainless Steel

Blade Finish


Stonewash

Pin Design


Zen Pins

Handle Design

Channel

Pivot Design

Bushings 

Latch Design

Latchless

Balance Profile Neutral

Each and every Squid Industries balisong is hand-assembled and tested to ensure that each unit is an exceptional flipper. All Squid Industries Balisongs arrive with a box, microfiber pouch, and sticker. Balisongs come thread locked.

Squid Industries is not responsible for lost, stolen, or seized packages.

NOTE: The following product is a balisong (butterfly) trainer and not a real knife. The "blade" shown in the following pictures is merely a dull slab of metal used to mimic the weight and feel of a real blade. Squidtrainers are not weapons and are strictly made for recreational and educational purposes only.