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SOLD, Forty, CPK Utility Field Knife, Delta 3V

Discussion in 'For Sale: Fixed Blades' started by Nathan the Machinist, Feb 15, 2019.

  1. Nathan the Machinist

    Nathan the Machinist KnifeMaker / Machinist / Evil Genius Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Feb 13, 2007
    This is a fantastic medium/small woods knife and general purpose cutting tool for tradesmen and hunters. Every aspect of this is dialed in for long term cutting performance and designed for safety, durability and comfort. The handle, which is less slab sided than the original to facilitate turned grips used in bushcraft, is some of our best work. The steel and heat treat is some of the best in the world. The blade shape and grind geometry (slightly more acute primary grinds, but .005" thicker, than the original) are made to cut well but never fail you. The new sheath is fantastic. The original Field Knife was one of our most popular patterns ever but I think you'll find the new Utility Field Knife is even better. I'm proud of this new pattern and I think it represents some of our best work. And keeping with the original philosophy behind this knife we're keeping these milled and tumbled (like the original), no fancy grinds, to keep the cost reasonable for real users.

    The Utility Field Knife was designed as a collaboration with Lorien Arnold. It is a well made, no frills, high performance utility knife. The steel is Crucible CPM 3V at HRC 61 with the fully optimized heat treat with very good edge retention and edge stability. You'll be surprised how sharp this gets and how well it holds an edge. If you have never used 3V this hard and thin, it is gonna blow your mind.

    This steel with this heat treat will support a fine edge, so this was taken down to .020" before sharpening (though I'm leaving some additional meat in the tip now) and it was sharpened 18 degrees per side. This is relatively acute and it cuts well, but is very durable.
    Some might consider this a tactical knife but the point is not reinforced and it is not shaped or balanced as a weapon. It's reasonably thin behind the edge. It is a hard working cutting tool, a big skinning knife and woods knife. There is a hidden lanyard hole in the tang.

    The handle is ergonomically designed for a standard forward, reverse, saber and pinch grips for an average to relatively large hand. The tang is internally skeletonized. The scales are 3D sculpted CNC machined. The blade is made of 3/16” 3V with a heat treat that has been optimized to maximize edge stability in rough use. Despite being relatively thin it is durable. You can baton with it. You might damage the fine edge if you set your mind to it, but the knife itself is practically unbreakable.

    A side effect of this heat treat is a higher percentage of free chromium, so although it is not stainless, it is nearly so.
    CPM 3V, Delta Heat treat protocol, 61 HRC, .188” thick at ricasso
    Total length 9.75”
    Blade length 4.625”
    Weight 8.0 oz
    Grippy 3D machined scales in micarta or G10
    Black oxide treated 18-8 stainless steel fasteners

    Mashed Cat sheaths are custom made for these knives and are well designed and well made. They are avilable with a TecLok, which can be worn vertical or horizontal and can be configured for left hand or right hand carry or with a drop loop sheath.

    Tell me what scale option you choose and I'll build it. There are 40 knives available in this sale. The knives in the picture are not the knives you will receive. They need scales and sharpened so they will not begin to ship until middle of next week.


    Rather than just take my word for it I made a video (the old Field Knife, we need to make a new video):

    These are all “utility field grade”, “as machined” and stonewashed with tool and grind marks.
    $285 in canvas micarta, black or natural
    $295 black linen micarta
    $295 in OD green canvas micarta
    $295 in OD green G10, Forest green G10
    $305 multi color G10 (currently have orange/black, red/black, ghost/black)
    $315 burlap micarta
    $315 rag micarta

    Includes an excellent kydex sheath. You have a choice of TecLok or drop loop.

    Shipping in the USA is $12.

    Since this is a new pattern please limit to one knife order per post. We will relax that in the future.

    We will do another 30 FK2 here in two weeks. That will be the last of this batch though we have more in process.

    I take paypal, cash, check or MO.
    Thanks for looking,
  2. FeralGentleman

    FeralGentleman RansomWildernessCo Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 13, 2013
    rolling the dice
  3. CataD

    CataD Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 2, 2013
    In for one! Please and thank you, CPK! :)
  4. untytled

    untytled Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 21, 2014
  5. xxwarderxx

    xxwarderxx Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2015
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  6. abbydaddy

    abbydaddy Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 14, 2014
  7. wireman12

    wireman12 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 19, 2017
    Buffed Rag Micarta w/Dangler, Please...Thanks CPK...
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  8. ndmiller

    ndmiller Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Nov 30, 2015
    LOVE ME SOME CPK!!!!!!!
  9. Tricky Dickey

    Tricky Dickey Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 15, 2012
    I'll take one, Teclok for sheath, don't know what color scales yet.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  10. Turth

    Turth Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 18, 2014
    In for one, thank you very much!
  11. bluemax_1

    bluemax_1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 17, 2014
    1 please

    :eek: my first top ten finish in a CPK sale ever... from the roadside... WOOHOO!:p

    *** Switching to G10 scales in Ghost Black, with TecLok please.:D
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  12. ni1s

    ni1s Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 10, 2014
    Not too shabby... 3rd number 9. Time for a beer!

    I'll take an unbuffed burlap with TecLok thanks.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  13. Phill50

    Phill50 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 6, 2018

    This is a Proxy for TommyGun56
  14. WValtakis

    WValtakis Gold Member Gold Member

    May 29, 2004
    Lucky number 13, eh? Must be a sign...can't ignore signs;)

    Unbuffed OD green Micarta, Tek-lok:)


    (Will trade for D2 "Slicey Grind" UFK);)
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  15. NCHunter78

    NCHunter78 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 14, 2016
  16. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Buffed burlap with a teklok please.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  17. kurpak

    kurpak Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 31, 2008
  18. Nathan the Machinist

    Nathan the Machinist KnifeMaker / Machinist / Evil Genius Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Feb 13, 2007
  19. ATJ999

    ATJ999 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 12, 2013
    one please. Rag Micarta scales and belt loop. Thanks guys
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  20. prom52

    prom52 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 13, 2014
    Proxy for Kal-El

    Burlap Micarta w/ Tec-Lok sheath please.......Thanks !
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  21. Oyster

    Oyster Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 2, 2011
    @Choppaman :thumbsup::thumbsup: proxied for me so I can’t claim my spot.
    Handing this spot down.
    Think/hope he made it :eek:
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  22. Fatboy1994

    Fatboy1994 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 31, 2015
  23. Shark01

    Shark01 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 14, 2015
    Proxy for Duramax !!! Enjoy it Bill.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  24. Bill Siegle

    Bill Siegle KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 3, 2000
    In for one with green canvas Micarta please
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  25. Grenock

    Grenock Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 7, 2016
  26. Jeff Dickinson

    Jeff Dickinson

    Mar 25, 2018
    Sweet! I'm in for 1
  27. inspector-callahan

    inspector-callahan Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 31, 2011
  28. Bottom Line

    Bottom Line Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 24, 2017

    Edit: Ghost and black G10 and teklok please.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  29. Stumpy72

    Stumpy72 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 5, 2018
  30. nandok

    nandok Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    proxy for Pbubsy
  31. XtianAus

    XtianAus Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2016
    Just realized I need to renew my membership. If you don't still have my email handy though Jo, please just comment on the thread. Thanks :)
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019

    NUTRAMAC Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 8, 2014
  33. Fullflat

    Fullflat Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2018
    OD green micarta & tec lok please

    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  34. - SpyderMan -

    - SpyderMan - Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 28, 2015
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  35. MMatt

    MMatt Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 17, 2014
    I think I got in!

    1 w/unbuffed burlap micarta and drop loop please!
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  36. Comprehensivist

    Comprehensivist Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 23, 2008
    Buffed burlap with Tec-Lok sheath please.

    Thanks! :thumbsup:
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  37. lancelot

    lancelot Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 12, 2005
    Proxy for @Bmurray assuming I made it! Thanks Nathan et al!!
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  38. mpjustin

    mpjustin Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 5, 2009
  39. SLOsmokin

    SLOsmokin Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 20, 2018
    Burlap micarta!!
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  40. fkctrjt121

    fkctrjt121 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 29, 2017
    Proxy for Ipal. Welcome to CPK bro
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
    duramax, ipal, - SpyderMan - and 8 others like this.
  41. PolRoger

    PolRoger Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 4, 2007
    one please.
  42. Choppaman

    Choppaman Gold Member Gold Member

    May 6, 2017
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  43. pbubsy

    pbubsy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 27, 2006
    stjones, ATJ999, gusbuster and 5 others like this.
  44. jjweb

    jjweb Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2015
    dang post 42 , insert sad face here

    I have no idea if I got in ..
    But if I did .

    Unbuffed tri color rag micarta please !
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
  45. Bulldog18

    Bulldog18 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 11, 2008
    1 Black Linen Micarta with RH Drop Loop sheath! Thanks
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
    ATJ999 likes this.
  46. other memory

    other memory Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 15, 2012
    I might be in... I'll take one with natural canvas micarta scales.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
    ATJ999 likes this.
  47. moparsbob

    moparsbob Gold Member Gold Member

    May 6, 2014
    ATJ999 likes this.
  48. morvlorv

    morvlorv Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 3, 2014
    well poop, that was even worse than last week. haha
    congrats to all that scored.

    sorry @hugeo I gave it my best.
    That was brutal. It was worse than the EDC3 and the first UFK threads, at least for me it was.
    The refresh time was absurd. haha.
    I even had out my stopwatch and all.
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019
    Odog27, ATJ999, gusbuster and 2 others like this.
  49. ipal


    May 5, 2009
    (i couldnt believe it, gotten through 10 seconds after 3PM, still couldnt score one)
    Thanks @fkctrjt121 for letting me having yours, really appreciate it bro.
    My first CPK!
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2019
    fkctrjt121 and ATJ999 like this.

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