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"Orion" obverse side view in 440C high chromium stainless steel blade, hand-engraved 304 stainless steel bolsters, Rio Grande Agate gemstone  handle, hand-carved leather sheath inlaid with frog skin
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Kapteyn

"Kapteyn" professional tactical combat knife, obverse side view; 440C high chromium stainless steel blade, 304 stainless steel bolsters, Lignum Vitae hardwood handle, kydex, aluminum, nickel plated steel sheath with blue lacquered aluminum flashplate
"Kapteyn" Professional Combat Instructors Knife

Kapteyn is an evolution of several of my more popular combat knives. This knife was made for a professional knife combat instructor who instructs military and professional clients. The knife has excellent lines, a full and aggressive blade, hollow ground from 440C high chromium martensitic tool steel, hardened and tempered, and bead blasted for a flat finish. The top of the razor sharp blade has a half-length swage, for reduced cross sectional profile of the spine and therefore, excellent penetration. The spine top has light, comfortable filework, and the fully tapered tang reduces the handle weight without sacrificing strength. The bolsters are sculpted and dovetailed 304 high chromium, high nickel austenitic stainless steel with a brushed finish for zero care. The front bolster is full to the blade spine for increased strength, incorporating the handle belly and curvature for a comfortable grip in either traditional or defensive grip style. The rear bolster has a strong hawk's bill for easy and fast removal from the sheath, and a through-tang lanyard hole for security. The handle scales are Lignum Vitae hardwood, the heaviest, densest, hardest hardwood on the planet. This stuff is so tough, it's used for machine and water turbine bushings. It's so naturally heavy and full of resins, it sinks in water. A knife like this needs a serious combat sheath, so this one is made of double thickness kydex over a 5052H32 corrosion resistant aluminum welt frame, with full aluminum belt and gear loops, secured with blued steel Chicago screws. The sheath features an engraved blue lacquered brass removable flashplate. This is a tremendous tactical tool and weapon going to a great group!

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