EDC 5th Pocket Knife | Black Fox Bean Gen 2

Urban Knife Guy shares his thoughts on the Black Fox Bean Gen 2 designed by Serge Panchenko.

Black Fox Bean Gen 2

The Black Fox Bean Gen 2

Serge Panchenko designed it with European customers in mind, the nonlocking ball detent Slip-Joint mechanism and small size of the Bean makes is legal almost everywhere. 


  • Blade length: 1.97″ 
  • Closed length: 3.06″ 
  • Overall length: 5.12″ 
  • Weight: 65 gr – 2.29 oz 
  • Blade thickness: 3mm 
  • Blade Style: Drop Point 
  • Blade Grind: Flat Grind 
  • Blade Finish: Satin 
  • Blade steel: Stainless Steel 440C 
  • Hardness: HRC 57-59 

440c steel is a high-carbon stainless steel alloy with hardness and mechanical strength at its core. The high carbon content (relative to other stainless steels) gives the alloy its hardness and wear resistance, while the chromium ensures corrosion resistance. 

  • Handle: African Zebrawood 
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Right Carry

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