Tom Mayo TNT Wharnecliffe Talonite
Closed – 3 1/2″
Blade – 2 5/8″
OAL – 6 1/4″
Nice carry sized Mayo. Smaller than standard “medium” Mayos.
Talonite blade will not rust. Lock-up appears slightly late, but action is solid, no rock lock.
About the Maker:
Tom Mayo is currently one of the top-rated knife makers according to Blade Magazine, and has been a pioneer in the creation of the modern tactical frame lock folding knife. He is the creator of the “Covert”, a folding knife made entirely of Titanium with a Stellite or Nitinol blade, for a knife that has no magnetic signature nor will it rust. Tom has the first to use the “MOA” pattern or the bullet hole pattern as a decorative element on his knife handles. Tom Mayo has a unique and extensive model line-up, often employing his trademark “hole pattern” handle designs with a variety of blade styles and models such as Bowies, Persians, Midnight Rambler, Dr. Deaths, using a wide array of blade steels/alloys, carbon fiber, ivory, mosaic pins, micarta, timasacus, superconductor. Tom’s dress knives have sold in excess of $10,000.