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Double Edged EDC in Elmax

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by iron4022, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. iron4022

    iron4022

    354
    Feb 12, 2006
    Finished this one up today.

    Steel- Elmax
    Finish- Bead Blast and Stonewashed
    Handles- .080 white G10 liner with Red G10 scales
    Hardware- SS tubing, Large Tec Lock, .080 kydex sheath by me.
    Heat Treat by Bos at 60-61 Rc
    Double edged by request of customer.
    Blade length is 4" with an overall of 8 3/8", Thickness was .187 or so


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    Thoughts? Dan
     
  2. ArtinNC

    ArtinNC

    983
    Feb 10, 2009
    Very nice
     
  3. chad2

    chad2

    999
    Sep 2, 2011
    that is a sexy blade!

    how is elmax to grind before and after heat treat? i have heard it is not all that bad.
     
  4. Tad Lynch

    Tad Lynch KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 14, 2006
    Dan,

    Great knife. Congrats on the magazine article.

    Tad
     
  5. iron4022

    iron4022

    354
    Feb 12, 2006
    I love the Bohler steels, they grind and hand finish beautifully! Doing an EDC in 3V with hand rubbed finish and that is a bugger! Dan
     
  6. Buffalohump

    Buffalohump Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 7, 2006
    That is awesome, I love it... we don't see enough DE blades around here. Elmax is an inspired choice too.
     

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