Product Description for Blast
Maker: Kikuo Matsuda (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 93259
Blade length: 6.00 in.
Total length: 11.00 in.
Blade height (at heel): 2.15 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.22 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.22 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.20 in.
Item weight: 13.00 oz.
Shipment weight: 14.8 oz.
Blade: Hamaguri-ba OU-31 semi-stainless steel with a non-reflective disruptive acid finish
Handle: Carved black canvas Micarta set on a full tang
Sheath: Kydex sheath with Tek-Lok belt clip
Description: Renowned Japanese knifemaker Kikuo Matsuda has been grinding blades for over 40 years and is a 5th generation knife grinder. His unique, dramatic grinds are well known throughout the knife industry. Kikuo's skill at the grinder has become legendary.
Blast is a fighter that illustrates Kikuo's understanding of high performance weapons. The 6 inch blade features a long blood groove. The OU-31 semi stainless steel (Kikuo's favorite blade steel) drop point blade features a high performance Hamaguri-ba (convex) grind with a full-length swedge. Generous jimping on the spine provides a secure area for the thumb to guide the blade. A deep choil provides a sure, comfortable grip. A recurve shape ensures devastating cutting action.
Carved black canvas micarta gives a tactile feel to the knife and is comfortable in any grip. A lanyard can be added to the handle for additional security. A companion built to perform no matter where your adventure takes you. Don't leave home without it! Accompanied by hand fitted Kydex sheath with Tek-Lok belt clip.
Availability: In stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days