Product Description for Buckeye Hunter
Maker: Robert B. Beaty (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 3181
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 4.50 in.
Total length: 8.50 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.90 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.12 in.
Item weight: 4.56 oz.
Shipment weight: 7.04 oz.
Blade: Hollow ground, mirror polished ATS-34 stainless steel with a deep cryogenic quench
Bolster: Textured brass with red fiber spacers
Handle: Stabilized California buckeye burl set on red fiber spacers
Sheath: Pouch style leather sheath
Description: The sturdy stainless steel blade is fileworked in the vine pattern and has a tapered tang for especially good balance. A cryogenic heat treat makes the blade have a particularly aggressive edge that will hold its sharpness. It was heat treated to Rc 59-60, making a knife that hold a long lasting edge. The California buckeye burl scales have exceptional swirling grain structure and a nice mix on tones. The meet perfectly to the red fiber spacers at the dovetailed textured brass bolsters. The fiber will allow this knife to adjust nicely to temperature and humidity changes. The fit and finish, along with the fileworked spine, make this a knife that will feel at home in a collection and is sturdy enough for out in the field.
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