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Squid Industries Krake Raken Trainer V3 Inked Black

Squid Industries Krake Raken Trainer V3 Inked Black

Regular price $254.99 USD
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The Inked Krake Raken Trainer is the premium butterfly trainer. Every component is precision machined with state-of-the-art technology and hand-assembled by expert craftsmen. Incredible durability, refined balance, and buttery smoothness are all guaranteed with the Krake Raken Trainer. The Inked Krake Raken Trainer features a DLC (Diamond-like Carbon) blade offering not only an enhanced appearance but also increased blade hardness, durability, and resistance to wear and tear.

The Krake Raken Trainer is built on the same handle platform as our best selling live blade—the Krake Raken In this updated version, we implemented suggestions that we received from all of you in the community.The V3 features a new trainer blade and improvements to the grip including deeper milling to the texture and larger jimpings.

Manufactured and assembled in the USA


You'll find the following premium features on our Krake Rake Trainer:

  • High strength 7075 aluminum alloy channel handles in zen pin configuration
  • 410 stainless steel trainer blade (hardened with cryogenic treatment)
  • Mathematically calculated weight distribution for the ultimate balance
  • Precision tuned bushing system
  • Chamfered spine
  • Slot added to the side of the handles for more grip
  • Rounded handles for strengthened durability


Total Length (Open Position) 10"
Total Length (Closed Position) 5.875"
Handle Length 5.675"
Handle Thickness 0.5"
Blade Length 4.9"
Weight 4.19 Ounces
Handle Material

7075 T6511 High Strength Aluminum Alloy 
Handle Finish

Blade Material

410 Stainless Hardened
Blade Finish

DLC (Diamond Like Carbon)
Pin Design Zen Pins
Handle Design Channel
Pivot Design Bushings
Latch Design Latchless
Balance Profile

Light Handle Bias


Grip: Tactility and degree of control

Balance: Distribution of the weight in relation to optimal flipping

Durability: Longevity rating and overall resistance to damage

Tolerances: Accuracy and preciseness of the tuning and handle play

Noise: Sound level during flipping

Rating out of 10


Shop Soet or 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. Balisong trainers are not weapons and are strictly made for recreational and educational purposes only. 

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