I would like to thank you all for the interest. Here is where I'm at so far. Sorry for the long delay I have been having some medical issues and haven't been able to get in the shop.
Last edited by R APPLEBY; 07-15-2012 at 09:42 AM.
Looking good, I like the lashing holes. Bery interested in seeing the sheath system too...
Looking good! Hope you are doing better, I'm sure you'd rather spend more time in the shop.
Oh, and a not so subtle suggestion: It isn't a "combat" knife, so tacticool stealth and camouflage are not desirable. Blue, orange, neon toxic green, or glow in the dark G10. Or a custom pattern of hi-vis colors! I'd like to be able to find the knife when the inevitable happens (I put it down rather than back in the sheath or drop it) during a bad situation.
Hello all, Sorry for the long wait. Except for sharpening I finally finished this package.
Final spec's are;
Blade; 5" x 1/4" flat ground to a convexed edge D2. Blade has a 2 1/2 " fuller.
Heat treat; Rc 59-60 by Paul Bos
Blade finish; Bead blast
Handle material; Bead blasted and fluted black linen micarta with 2 1/2 " chicago screws.
Tang; 3, 1/4 inch lashing holes with glass breaker/ pry bar butt, jimped inclined thumb rampand and recessed index finger.
OAL; 10 1/2"
Sheath; Kydex with black nylon web and YKK quick release buckle.
Thanks for Looking
Last edited by R APPLEBY; 08-06-2012 at 06:58 AM.
Really a cool overall package, nice work
Great looking blade! I have watched with anticipation and the final result is stunning! Well done.
RAT Pack #694
That is one good looking blade !
Very,very nice, indeed.
Survival Knives avialable here, http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/sh...ife-Backpacker
I have 10 left
Thanks for looking
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