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Reate Knives 2016---Fallout 2.0

Discussion in 'Reate Knives' started by ReaTe, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. ReaTe

    ReaTe

    432
    Feb 15, 2014
    2016 Fallout 2.0

    The Fallout 2.0 was designed by Rick Barrett and made into 2 different blade finish,which are mirror polished flats and stonewashed grinds.Here are some specifications of the Fallout 2.0.


    Specifications

    Multi-row ceramic ball bearing system, 3-D machined Titanium handle

    Blade Thickness:0.157"
    Blade Material: CTS-204P
    Blade Edge:3.6"
    Hardness:60-62
    Overall Length:8.58"
    Handle Material:6AL4V Titanium
    Clip&pivot &screws Material:6AL4V Titanium (anodized)
    Weight:6.4 oz
    Finish: Mirror Polish / Stone wash
    Locking:Frame Lock

    CTS-204P blade steel offers exceptional cutting performance.Full titanium frame lock handle provides a lightweight, durable build.What is more,Reate's freeze edging technique ensures accurate hardness, sharpness, and durability.


    Fallout 2.0 Mirror Polish

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    Fallout 2.0 Stone Wash

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    Reate Knives would like to talk a little bit about one important technique—Freeze Edging Skill

    As the final process for a blade, edging has a great effect on the performance of the knives, after all, the edge part is the main function area when using a knife. Normally, edging is operated on a high-speed running grinding wheel or grinding belt, which produces a very high temperature. Without a cooling system, the temperature on the edge goes up instantly to hundreds of centigrade, when it gets worse, it will burn and leave heat marks on the blade. Tempering or even annealing will happen on area of the edge where the temperature increasing instantly. It will harm the hardness and durability of the blade. That’s why some knives passing the hardness standard test but still easily get worn in actual use.

    Reate Knives are using the freeze edging technique. During grinding, the temperature on the edge is controlled in a certain level of degree, which helps keep the hardness after the heat treating. Therefore, the sharpness and durability of the blade are assured. This helps bring the performance of the material to the best.

    Thank you very much for your time.
     
  2. shoegazer

    shoegazer Gold Member Gold Member

    166
    May 5, 2015
    Very cool looking knife, definitely on my wish list. The polished version is awesome.
    thanks Reate
     
  3. BladeWatcher1683

    BladeWatcher1683

    9
    Jul 23, 2016
    Yes I am also adding that polished version to my wish list! Watched some videos showing it off and :thumbup:
     
  4. FU2

    FU2

    2
    Feb 2, 2007
    Let the excitement begin...GPKnives tracking says my Fallout 2.0 mirror version should arrive today. It's siblings a Torrent and Horizon D CF are almost as excited as I am. David keep up the fantastic work.
     
  5. RICKSTER

    RICKSTER Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Was Able To Find 2 Of These In a Vendors Old Inventory & Grabbed Them Both, They Are Bad Ass !!!
    Reate Fallout 2.0 With Mirrored Flats.............
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  6. True Talon

    True Talon

    429
    Aug 14, 2016
    The Fallout was never very popular. I suspect it was due to the blade shape combination with the recurve and semi tanto front. But it is a cool looking knife.
     

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