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Tactical Smatchet – Used by British & American Special Forces

Discussion in 'The Gallery' started by Archer Here, Oct 24, 2018.

  1. Archer Here

    Archer Here KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 2, 2008
    One of our featured knives this week: Tactical Smatchet. Thought we’d share some pictures of it.

    Tactical Smatchet – Used by British & American Special Forces

    History of the Smatchet:
    The Smatchet was used by British and American special forces (Special Air Service and Office of Strategic Services, respectively) during World War II. Designed as a pure combat weapon. Its balance, weight and killing power, with the point and edge, combined with the extremely simple training necessary to become efficient in its use, make it a great personal weapon.

    Shop Details:
    1095 High Carbon Spring Steel. Steel is Heat Hardened & quenched in oil. Heat Tempered @ 500 degrees for 2 hours, and letting it air cool.

    Measurements:
    Total Length = 16"
    Blade Length = 10 "
    Blade Width = 2 7/8 "
    Blade Thickness = 3/16 "
    Handle Length = 6 "
    Handle Width = 1 ¼ " x 7/8 "
    Handle: Black Linen Micarta
    Weight = 1 ½ lb


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