A folding knife having a locking member which is moved by a plunger and coil spring into a locking position, engaging a shoulder on the tang portion of a blade to prevent pivotal movement of the blade away from the fully open position. The locking member is pivotally mounted at one end in a recess in one of the handle members and extends across the cavity between the members to a manually engageable end in a through opening in the other handle member.

Title
Folding knife with open position lock
Application Number
9/756043
Publication Number
20020088124
Application Date
January 8, 2001
Publication Date
July 11, 2002
Inventor
Darrel Ralph
Galena
OH, US
Agent
Hancock & Estabrook
NY, US
Agent
George R McGuire
NY, US
IPC
B26B 01/04
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