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AK Z-1 | Master

Size: 5.5
Handle: Right

  • We provide lifetime warranty on all Akito Scissors, far surpassing the warranties of other brands.

AK Z-1 | Master

The sharpest, best and most complete scissors you'll ever use.

Introducing the AK Z-1, the ultimate for hairdressers and barbers who demand nothing but the best.

This meticulously designed next-generation evolution of our most popular designs is equipped with performance-enhancing upgrades that take your cutting experience to a whole new level.

The innovative tapered-sword blade shape, designed to deliver the most complete, versatile, and best hair cutting performance of any scissors.

Master all hair cutting techniques.

Master all hair cutting with the AK Z-1, from point cutting, scissor over comb to slide cutting to advanced precision hair cutting, this amazing scissor can do it all.

Perfect for hairdressing and barbering.

Whether you're a hairdresser, barber or both the AK Z-1 with the best and most versatile cutting performance.

Wet and dry.

Whether you're a wet cutter, dry cutter or do both. The AK Z-1 is the perfect choice for you.

AK Z-1 Scissors

VG10 Japan

The gold standard of premium grade high performance Japanese steels.

The AK Z-1 is handcrafted from the amazing VG10 Japanese steel. A steel widely regarded as the true gold standard of premier grade high performance Japanese steels.

VG10 or V-Gold 10 Japan is a bond of exceptional metals, combining the unique qualities of each one to make an ultra strong and powerful steel. These extraordinary qualities include corrosion resistance, extreme hardness, toughness and heat resistance. All combining to make the ultimate high performance scissors.

Super sharp

Ultra strong, exceptionally powerful and supremely sharp.

Take your cutting performance and your career to the next level with the AK Z-1's super powerful edge. A high performance piece of exceptional engineering honed to perfection by Master Craftsmen.

Your AK Z-1 will slice, slide and glide through all hair with seamless ease and provide you with the ultimate cutting experience.

Your AK Z-1 eliminates dragging, pulling and grinding of your clients hair and provides complete protection to your clients hair from split ends and damage.

30 year lifetime.

VG10's corrosion resistance, extreme hardness and toughness all combine to provide your AK Z-1 with a lifetime of 30 years and 30.000+ full-head haircuts.

Sharper for longer.

VG10 Japan maintains the supreme sharpness of your AK Z-1 for far longer through its exceptional qualities, requiring less frequent sharpening and saving you money.

Built to last.

The extremely fine granular structure of VG10 steel means it is easier to sharpen, repair, and re-edge than any other steel. This provides your AK Z-1 with a much longer lifetime than other scissors.

AK Z-1 Sword
Ergo X Offset

Ergo X

A game-changer in ergonomic innovation and design, the Ergo X will take your cutting to new levels and provide total comfort, control, and protection against injuries.

Total comfort and control.

Prioritising your comfort above all else the Ergo X provides you with ultimate comfort when cutting. While the revolutionary 3D Sculpted design takes control to a whole new dimension providing you with total control.

Limitless creativity.

Perfect for every cutting angle - enjoy total control, limitless creativity and advanced cutting with the Ergo X.

Advanced protection against injuries.

Designed with your safety in mind, the Ergo X to provide advanced protection against career-threatening injuries. So you can focus on your work and enjoy total peace of mind.

Gen. 5

The AK Z-1's Gen 5 ball bearing tension system is our most advanced and best performing mechanism to date. Providing exceptional balance, smoothness and protection against injuries.

Super smooth cutting.

By balancing and distributing the weight of the AK Z-1 the Gen. 5 provides you with effortlessly smooth and eliminates hand strain and fatigue.

Sharper for longer.

By eliminating friction between the blades the Gen. 5 protects the edges of your AK Z-1's from damage and keeps your scissors super sharp for longer.

Protects you against Carpal Tunnel and other injuries.

The Gen. 5 protects you against severe injuries such as RSI and Carpal Tunnel by eliminating tension build up in your hand and wrist.

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What's included with your AK Z-1?

Lifetime Warranty

Your AK Z-1 is covered with lifetime warranty.

Free Worldwide Shipping

Your AK Z-1, your way with free express worldwide shipping.

Free Returns, Free Exchanges

You have 14-Days from arrival to return or exchange your AK Z-1

14-Day Money Back Guarantee

You have 14 days from when your AK Z-1 arrives to keep, return or exchange it.