Timberline Lightfoot Pair

The Timberline Lightfoot Pair combines two expertly crafted designs by Greg Lightfoot: The Zambezi Back Up and the Lightfoot Pistol Grip knife. These knives reflect a blend of customer feedback and innovative engineering to produce robust, versatile, and ergonomic tools.


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Timberline Lightfoot Pair

Timberline Knives - Model 7543

The Zambezi Back Up, designed by Greg Lightfoot, reflects a blend of customer feedback and innovative engineering to produce a robust and versatile folding knife. The Zambezi Back Up showcases a robust folding knife design that is versatile enough to handle a variety of tasks, making it an essential tool for any outdoor or work situation.

Key Features:

  • Designer: Greg Lightfoot
  • Origin: Made in Taiwan
  • Design: Folding knife inspired by a popular fixed blade model
  • Blade Material: Aus-8 stainless steel, known for its balance of toughness, edge retention, and corrosion resistance
  • Handle Material: Zytel, a durable and lightweight fiberglass-reinforced polycarbonate
  • Liners: Oversized for added strength
  • Pivot/Bushing System: Innovative design for smooth operation and enhanced durability
  • Bolsters: Stainless steel for additional structural support
  • Fasteners: TORX fastener construction for secure assembly
  • Pocket Clip: Stainless steel, recess mounted for tip-up carry, providing secure and convenient pocket storage


  • Overall Length: Approximately 20 cm (7.87 inches)
  • Blade Length: Approximately 8 cm (3.15 inches)
  • Sheath: Not available
  • Lock: Linerlock

Use and Applications:

  • Performance: Designed for hard use, meeting the demands of professionals in various work and outdoor scenarios
  • Portability: Compact and functional, suitable for everyday working environments.

This knife caters to those who need a reliable, high-performance tool in both professional and outdoor environments, offering a blend of strength, innovation, and practical design.


Timberline Knives - Model 7431

The Timberline 7431 Lightfoot Pistol Grip knife is a robust and ergonomically designed tool, tailored for both utility and comfort. The Lightfoot Pistol Grip Knife emphasizes ergonomic comfort and utility, providing a secure and comfortable grip for extended use.

Key Features:

  • Design and Ergonomics:
    • Designed by Greg Lightfoot, the knife features a distinctive pistol grip shape that conforms naturally to the palm of the hand.
    • Pronounced finger grooves enhance the grip, making the knife comfortable and secure to hold.
  • Handle Construction:
    • The handle consists of two substantial 1.5mm thick 420J2 stainless steel liners.
    • The construction uses Torx fasteners and tapered spacers, ensuring a strong and durable frame.
    • The frame is overlaid with black Zytel scales, a durable thermoplastic, and features a 420 stainless steel bolster.
    • A recess-mounted stainless steel pocket clip is included for convenient carry.
  • Blade Specifications:
    • The 7.5cm (approximately 3 inches) blade is partially serrated, providing versatility for various cutting tasks.
    • Made from AUS8 stainless steel, the blade offers a good balance of edge retention and ease of sharpening.
    • It features a bead blast finish, which reduces glare and reflection.
    • Dual, stepped Kraton insert thumb studs are present for ambidextrous one-hand opening.
    • A notched thumb ramp adds additional control and safety during use.
  • Opening Mechanism:
    • The blade opens smoothly thanks to a bushing pivot system, which ensures consistent and reliable deployment.
  • Overall Dimensions:
    • When open, the knife measures 18cm (approximately 7 inches) in length.


The Timberline 7431 Lightfoot Pistol Grip knife is a well-constructed, ergonomic tool suitable for a range of tasks. Its thoughtful design, sturdy build, and quality materials make it a reliable choice for users needing a dependable everyday carry knife.

Together, these knives represent Timberline's commitment to quality and functional design, making them ideal choices for users who demand both reliability and performance in their cutting tools.

Please note - These 2 knives are sold as a pair and will not be split.

This is a Pre-owned knife from a private collection - new to the market - No signs of use or sharpening - Some storage marks to bolsters and handles. The photos form part of the detailed description, please examine them carefully.

Additional information

New or Pre OwnedPre Owned
Country of ManufactureTaiwan
Manufacturers Part No.
Product TypeFolding
Lock TypeLiner Lock
Blade Length (cm)
Overall Length (cm)
Blade MaterialAUS-8
Handle MaterialZytel
Sheath or PouchNone


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