In addition to a large number of new products in a series of folding knives, knife American company CRKT (Columbia River Knife & Tool) has not left unattended and a collection of knives with a fixed blade, all presented nine new models. Detailed focus only on the most interesting, authored by masters Pat Crawford and Wes Crawford, Lucas Burnley, Larry Fischer, Abe Elias and AG Russell.
Pat Crawford (Pat Crawford) and his son and Wes (Wes Crawford) presented this year’s knives Thunder Strike and Drumfire, which are mainly designed to be worn on the neck. All-metal knives are manufactured using 8Cr13MoV steel with a hardness within the stated 56-58 HRC. Full-length blade Thunder Strike, which is supplemented by winding the handle of the 550 th Parachute cord is almost 189 mm, length of the blade about 72 mm in thickness at the butt – 3.6 mm. The total length of the model Drumfire not exceed 146 mm Blade length of 58 mm, the thickness at the butt – 2.8 mm. Both models are equipped with a sheath of nylon reinforced with fiberglass and evaluated by the manufacturer 50 and $ 40 respectively.
In addition to new models of folding knives, American designer Lucas Burnley developed two fikseda with names Akari and Achi, knives have a common design and are made of identical materials. In both models polnohvostovoy blade made of 8Cr13MoV steel with a hardness of at least 56-58 HRC. Handle form the lining of nylon reinforced with fiberglass and winding of the Parachute cord. Akari knife reaches 162 mm in length, the blade about 72 mm and the thickness at the butt of almost 3.6 mm. Full-length model Achi equals 159 mm, length of the blade 72 mm, thickness 3.6 mm on the butt. The recommended cost $ 60 new products, complete sheath of nylon reinforced with fiberglass.
Hunt’N Fisch – new small knife for hunting and fishing have created the design of the late master Larry Fisher (Larry Fischer). Polnohvostovoy knife blade is made with reconciliation steel 8Cr13MoV, the hardness of steel is declared at the level of 58-60 HRC. Handle form the lining of the virgin material G10. The total length of the new blade is slightly more than 184 mm, length of the blade does not exceed 76 mm thickness at the butt – 3.3 mm. The knife comes with a sheath of leather, the value set in the range of $ 100.
The new knife Saker, custom-design Abe Elias (Abe Elias), will be chatyu collection of knives for hunters. The blade of the knife is made of carbon steel 1075 steel hardness within 50-55 HRC. Ergonomic handle create two brown lining made of natural walnut. The full length of the knife a little more than 233 mm, the length of the blade is equal to 115 mm and a maximum thickness of 3.6 mm on the butt. Complete with knife sheath sold from a dense skin and a small tool to bushkrafta, the declared value of the complete set – $ 125.
Kinzhalopodobny knife Sting 3B with double-edged blade designed brand AG Russell, the basic model Sting, presented in 2012. New blade is positioned as a developer compact and lightweight knife for self-defense. The blade is made of steel 8Cr13MoV, black textured lining made of a material G10. The total length of the new blade is nearly 183 mm, length polnohvostovogo blade does not exceed 87 mm in thickness at the butt just 2.27 mm. The suggested retail price of the knife does not exceed $ 60, complete sheath of nylon reinforced with fiberglass.
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