Spacers for Kershaw Lucha & Ti Flytanium Lucha
The Kershaw Lucha spacers are designed to fit both the stock Kershaw handles (Stainless and CF variants), as well as the Ti Flytanium handles. The spacers are made in-house from a rubbery, shatter-proof polyurethane. They extend and protect the handles of the Lucha, and enable adjustable balance with up to 2x removable tungsten weights per spacer. The adjustable weights allow you to adapt your Lucha to suit your specific balance preference, no matter what handles you are using.
-Extends handle length from 5.6 in to 5.75 in (stock) or 5.67 in (Flytanium)
-Extensions protect your handles: These spacers are made from a shatter-proof polyurethane which will absorb the shock of drops, so your Lucha doesn't have to.
-Adjustable balance: Each spacer houses up to 2x removable Tungsten weights which enables you to find the perfect balance to suit your preference. The weights can be popped in and out easily with just a pen.
-Adds positive jimping for extra grip on ladders.
-Optional handle inserts for the Ti Flytanium Lucha which add grip and color.
-Each spacer weighs 0.060 oz empty, or up to 0.102 oz with 2x tungsten weights installed. The spacers are designed to be used with one stock barrel. Since the Zippy spacers are designed to be used with just 1x stock barrel (total 0.098 oz empty), as opposed to 2x stock barrels (0.077 oz), the net weight increase using the Zipper spacers is 0.22 oz per spacer.
-Stock Lucha trainer weight with Zippy spacers is 5.983 oz (empty). Ti Flytanium Lucha Live with Zippy spacers is 4.495 oz (empty), and 4.580 oz (empty) with handle inserts. Ti Flyti Lucha with 2x weights per spacers and handle inserts weighs 4.630 oz.
Preferred balance configurations:
My preferred balance configuration for the stock handles is with no weights.
My preferred balance configuration with the Ti Flytanium handles is 1x weight per spacer for the live blade, and 2x weights per spacer for the trainer blade.
Love these spacers also love the little weight to put inside it really does help this bali flip easier.
Simply amazing, great for the CF Lucha
My lucha has 4 mods 1,gold anodized flyti handles 2,skiff bearings 3,kuski titanium barrels with screws, and the rest is all Zippy! Dave is great with communication and will go that extra step to get you exactly what you're looking for. 5 star one man business!!!
I was mostly interested in making my stock handles more comfortable at the ends since the steel handles don't really feel amazing on the bottom. The zippy spacers add much needed jimping on a heavy balisong such as this. And because I'm a meme queen I made my lucha even heavier with all weights in. Still flips surprisingly well
These spacers are absolutely perfect for the CF Lucha. The big complaint about this knife is the balance, people believe it's blade biased. Throwing a couple weights in each Zippy spacer, though, takes it to a handle bias that I greatly prefer. This has been one of my regular flippers since getting these spacers.
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My package hasn't arrived, or my package is lost; what should I do?
Noooooo! Don't panic yet. So far I've never actually had a package get lost in the mail, although delays with USPS aren't unheard of, especially if the shipping is international. If you're a US-customer and your package is lost in the mail, appears lost in the mail, or was marked delivered but wasn't actually delivered, call the USPS immediately (1-800-275-8777)**. The faster they get on the case, the more likely you'll reach a timely resolution and get your Zippy ASAP. You can email me about it, but once I ship it out, I don't have access to any additional information that you don't--I'm just going to refer you to call the shipping carrier for resolution.
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Warranty & Returns
If part of the Zippy breaks within 1 year of purchase and it affects functionality, I will replace it for free. Contact me at email@example.com
In order to qualify for this policy, the issue must affect the function of the balisong. Normal wear and tear (including scratches and dings caused by repeated impact) is not covered by this warranty unless it affects the functionality of the balisong or I determine it to be the result of a manufacturing defect. In order to reduce cost for the customer, the Diode is not covered under the Zippy Warranty. Replacement Diode parts can be purchased here.
Worn M2 x 0.4mm nylock nuts are consumables and should be replaced from time to time if you disassemble frequently--these are not covered by the warranty.
Returns & Order Cancellation
I do not accept returns or refunds. All orders are final. Packages that are delayed or lost in the mail are not my responsibility. Many of my products are made-to-order and by the time you contact me to cancel, I may have already begun working on your parts. I am a one-man operation and returns are far too time consuming and costly to deal with. I appreciate you supporting my small business.
Zippy Balisong LLC modifications are aftermarket mods that the customer installs themselves. The mods do not include a knife or trainer, and it is the customer's responsibility to follow the assembly instructions (listed on each product page) when installing the aftermarket Zippy mods. If you have any questions during the assembly process whatsoever, do not hesitate to contact me for clarification (firstname.lastname@example.org). Improper installation can lead to property damage and injury, and the onus is on the customer to abide by safe practices when assembling and using these products--any injuries or damage to the customer's knife/trainer or other property during the assembly process or use of the balisong is the responsibility of the customer. Balisongs (whether trainers or knives with a sharp edge) carry inherent risks, and it is the customer's responsibility to operate all Zippy-modded balisongs in a safe and responsible manner to themselves, and everyone around them, including pets and property. To ensure safety, the customer must verify proper hardware tightness (including threadlock and installation), structural integrity of the balisong and all installed mods, and function of the balisong and all modifications prior to each use. It is the customer's responsibility to read the entire product description for each Zippy product they use to ensure they are using the product within recommended guidelines (for example, per the product desccription: the ZippyLucha should not be used at a functional work knife or manipulated over hard surfaces such as concrete). It is the customer's responsibility to comply with all international, federal, and local laws and regulations when importing and using these products.
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