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"Magdalena Magnum" obverse side view in D2 extremely high carbon die steel blade, hand-engraved 304 stainless steel bolsters, Pilbara Picasso Jasper gemstone handle, hand-carved, hand-tooled leather sheat
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"Velox" Tactical Combat/Counterterrorism Knife
New Design, even more features and improvements!

"Velox" tactical counterterrorism knife, obverse side view in CPM 154CM powder metal technology high molybdenum stainless steel blade, hybrid tension-locking sheath in kydex, black anodized aluminum, black oxide stainless steel and titanium
"Veloxi" complete tactical knife kit with knife, sheath, hardware, fasteners, straps, loops, UBLX, EXBLX, LIMA, two sharpeners, sternum harness, HULA, two flashlights, spare parts, lanyard, and duffle
"Velox" Tactical Combat, Counterterrorism Knife (Shadow Line)
All Matching in non-reflective black
New Design, even more features and improvements!
  • Size: Length overall: 9.6" (24.4 cm), Blade Length: 4.25" (10.8 cm), Thickness: .210" (5.3 mm)
  • Weight: Knife: 6.5 oz. (184 grams), Sheath: 6.5 oz. (184 grams)
  • Blade: CPM154CM High Molybdenum Martensitic Stainless Powder Metal Technology Tool Steel, Hardened and Tempered, Cryogenically treated to Rockwell C60, proprietary surface oxide treatment "Ghost Slate."
  • Sheath: Hybrid Tension-Locking in Black Kydex, Black Anodized Aluminum Alloy, Black Oxide Stainless Steel, Gray-blue Oxide Titanium
  • Accessories:
    • Belt Loop Extender: black polypropylene, nylon, polyester, black oxide stainless steel, DMT diamond sharpener
    • New! Extended Length Belt Loop Extender: black polypropylene, nylon, polyester, black oxide stainless steel, black Acetyl buckles
    • Sternum Harness Plus: Black polypropylene, nylon, polyester, black oxide stainless steel, acetyl buckles
    • New! LIMA: (Lamp Independent Mount Assembly) Black polypropylene stitched with high strength polyester, black oxide 304 stainless steel fittings and hardware with New! ThruNite Ti3 and black oxide stainless retainer rings
    • Belt plates, loops: 5052 H32 high strength aluminum alloy anodized black, 304 stainless steel, black oxide
    • Lanyard: 550 Nylon Kernmantle Rope (Paracord), black
    • New! Sharpener: Double-sided diamond in nickel plated steel, 400, 600 grit, in heavy nylon storage pad/bag with hook and loop closure, stitched with polyester
    • Duffle Bag: 1000 denier black Cordura® nylon, waterproof polyurethane coated, nylon, polyester, closed cell foam, hook and loop New! removable embroidered nametag
  • Knife: The Velox is a great new super-lightweight yet effective and lean tactical/combat/counterterrorism knife, designed and made with the ideas and directions of my counterterrorism professionals and United States Marines. I wanted to supply an extremely lightweight knife for warfighters on the move who don't want any extra weight, but must rely upon an advanced technology finely tuned and treated super-tough and highly wear-resistant stainless tool steel blade suitable for every environment and exposure. The Velox was designed with high security for a skeletonized knife, with an elliptical finger ring and secondary D-ring to surround the knuckles and lock into the hand. All the surfaces are rounded and contoured so the owner would have a solid, comfortable fit, even with tight gloves, but with the addition of extra and substantial "knuckle-duster" or "trench knife" geometric points around the periphery for defense. These points continue completely around the butt of the handle to deliver damaging blows at any angle in close quarters combat. "Velox" is the Latin word for swift or rapid, and this is exactly how this knife is designed. I've made similar types (my "Tanker" model) that have seen the most serious tactical combat use there is, and proven their worth in close quarters life and death combat experienced by United States Marines. Don't think that because a knife is light, lean, and fast that it may not be thoroughly effective; this one is. The blade is an aggressive straight and acute angle tanto. Even though the point is narrow and piercing, it's backed up with substantial thickness in the blade, and a full-length top swage offers a superior penetrating point without sacrificing thickness geometry. I could do this because I used a premium powder metal technology tool steel, CPM154CM, with a tremendous 95 hour long deep cryogenic treatment to yield an extremely high amount of molybdenum carbides, chromium carbides, and iron carbide, and a stable and tough martensitic structure. Frankly, this is the best treatment for this steel possible, something I'm known for in my knives. Because this steel is very high in molybdenum, it has tremendous toughness, and that allows me to produce the aggressive geometry I have in a counterterrorism tool. The blade is hollow ground and razor-keen. The blade has a dark, non-reflective effect with my "Ghost Slate" Shadow Line treatment. The knife feels solid and light in the hand, very strong, with great security and the thumb at the rounded thumb rise. The balance point is exactly at the finger ring. The knife is also comfortable in reverse grip.
  • Sheath: I've included my best hybrid tension-locking tactical sheath, the very best of its type made in the world today. It's made of double-thickness black kydex, bonded and sealed over a frame of black anodized 5052 H32 corrosion-resistant, high strength aluminum alloy. The near-ceramic hard coating on the aluminum is permanently dyed black and specially sealed against fading even in long-term ultraviolet sunlight exposure. The sheath is built with all black oxide 304 stainless steel hardware and fasteners, and with an extremely corrosion-resistant and tough blue-black 6AL4V titanium spring lock set for reliability, no matter what the sheath is exposed to. The sheath is sealed with waterproof bonding and the inside is permanently coated and prevents the blade steel from contacting any metal of the welt frame. The tension lock is quick and secure, solid and strong, so the knife can be worn in any position, even upside down. This is absolutely, positively, the very best hybrid tension-locking sheath made in the world. The sheath frame features my integrated spacing so that my accessories and mounts can be used (below). The sheath is entirely reversible for a huge variety of wearing options with the equipment included. I've even included three interchangeable dogleg titanium springs so the wearer can adjust the tension of the sheath release. If you're not familiar with my tension-lock, here's how it works: the knife is retained at the bolster thumb rise with the pressure of a ball-lock. The pressure can be removed by using the thumb to push out on the spring, or the knife can be pulled very hard, directly from the sheath, releasing the lock. The mechanism is light, adjustable, and completely reversible on the sheath allowing a tremendous amount of wearing options. And I've included three titanium springs of different strengths so the owner can adjust the tension and retention strength to his preference.
  • HULA and Maglite Mag-Tac Flashlight: Included in this professional assembly is my HULA, the Holder, Universal, Lamp, Articulating (HULA), and my answer to a call for not just a backup lamp, but an actual main or key professional grade tactical lamp and mount assembly. The lamp I included is the Maglite Mag-Tac, one of the brightest, most sophisticated flashlights made today, with 3 modes of operation. The lamp is a powerhouse, with ultra bright LED technology that is dependable and tough. The only thing the lamp needs is a reliable, adjustable, dependable and corrosion-proof way to mount, use, and carry it on the sheath, so I designed the HULA. This special holder will hold any flashlight that is 1" by 4.75" and also accommodates the Maglite XL series flashlights that are performers in their own right. The holder lamp frame is made of welded 5052H32 high strength corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy, for the highest durability and corrosion resistance combined with low weight This aluminum is suitable for marine (salt water) environments, and to add to the already superior material, I've completely anodized the aluminum with a 1 mil thick surface, dyed permanently black. This is a near-ceramic hard surface that improves wear resistance, corrosion resistance, and adds tremendously to the longevity and durability of the metal. This same process is used in Maglite's aluminum-bodied flashlights. The lamp is held in custom-fitted socket with a retaining cap that is held in a T-slot lock by the elastic tension of replaceable shock cord straps. The T-slot lock can be negotiated even in the dark due to it's simple and clever design and construction. The lamp can be turned on and operated within the holder, and can even change selected modes while still in the retention of the holder. One of the best features of this assembly is my exclusive ball joint and pinch mechanism. This is a very old mechanism, dating back to 200BC, where a ball sits in a dedicated socket, and is held there by the tension of a screw. The ball joint frame, ball, tangs, screw and mounting hardware are all welded 304 high nickel, high chromium stainless steel which is bead blasted and darkened with a permanent oxide finish for glare reduction. This is a very tough assembly that will probably outlast the knife owner. What it offers is an articulating adjustment, aiming and positioning of the lamp, while still mounted on the knife sheath, wherever the knife sheath is mounted on the body. In the traditional belt line position, the lamp can be aimed at the ground in front of the wearer (great for hiking or movement), or aimed at any object or person in front of the wearer, while freeing the hands for a weapon, tool, or carry. Having the HULA also eliminates the need for a headlamp, a device that has its own limitations (detailed at the link below). This HULA development has been highly popular with search and rescue and disaster response teams, as well as my counterterrorism knife users. If the wearer needs the light in his hand, he simply pulls up on the T-slot locking cap, pulls the lamp from the socket, and replaces the cap so it won't bounce around. I've done my research, and created simply the finest and simplest flashlight accessory made in the world today, custom made to mount to my locking sheaths, the best locking sheaths made in the world today. One more important point: the bolt pattern and arrangement on this particular knife sheath allows the HULA to be bolted to 8 positions and 16 orientations along the welts of the sheath. Talk about flexibility! There are much more to these accessories; learn about these critical accessories on a special page on my site at this link. Mounting, care, and use instructions are posted there.
  • Ultimate Belt Loop Extender (UBLX): I included my ultimate survival, CSAR tactical, rescue, and counterterrorism sheath belt loop extension with outstanding and critical features and devices. The nylon and polyester accessory is waterproof, durable, and extremely stout, and lowers the hybrid tension-locking knife sheath to be worn in a more traditional belt position with the knife handle below the hip. The extension is mounted with 304 stainless steel straps and stainless steel cap screws attached to the existing stainless Chicago screws, and the assembly is stiffened by trapped acrylic stiffeners stitched in place with polyester. These prevent the extension from folding, bending, or collapsing when the knife is extracted from the sheath. The belt loop is 2 inches wide for standard tactical belts, and has a mid-placement elastic bungee shock cord with snap retention to prevent the knife handle from flopping around during active movements. Even the dot-snap assembly is all stainless steel and is media-blasted and oxidized black for non-glare and camouflage matching. The shock cord is not for retention of the knife; this is done with the sheath tension-lock; it just stops the handle from flopping around during very active moments (running, climbing, crawling). At the lower back of the extension I've included a custom fit pocket for a DMT (Diamond Machining Technology) Mini-Sharp diamond-nickel abrasive hone, to bring up the cutting edge in the field with ease, even on this high alloy powder metal, wear-resistant blade. These are great tools that can re-sharpen or just touch up even the hardest tool steel edges, as they are surface-bonded with diamond abrasives. The pocket for this tool is situated at the sheath back and against the body, so the sharpener can not be removed unless the sheath is off the body and the industrial strength Velcro (hook and loop) closure is open. Read more about the UBLX at this link.
  • New! Extra Length Belt Loop Extender (EXBLX): Responding to requests, I've included an extended length belt loop extender in this kit. This works the same as the UBLX above, but it's even longer and has a 2" wide acetyl-buckle leg strap to secure the knife on the side of the thigh, just above the knee. This frees up critical space if the user is wearing body armor, load belt, or does not have room for the knife in the traditional location. Marines who wear and use my knives in combat have requested this critical assembly. Read much more about this critical accessory at this link.
  • Sternum Harness Plus: The sternum harness I've included is the result of input from my military and counterterrorism clients. It allows the knife to be worn, handle down, angled across the sternum, on top of any other tactical gear. This harness is made of black nylon and stitched with polyester for rot-free, high strength longevity, and the buckles and straps are tough Acetyl plastic with 110 lbs. breaking strength. The harness can be donned and doffed quickly and simply, and the "plus" is the additional one-inch wide stabilizing strap and buckle that creates an "X" strap around the torso, to prevent movement in any position of the wearer. Even the removable X-strap assembly has a snap that is non-glare, and made of black oxide stainless steel for zero-care and high corrosion resistance.
  • New! LIMA Emergency Lamp (Lamp Independent Mount Assembly): An important lesson I learned from my military and counterterrorism clients is the addition of the emergency lamp. The LIMA is a special socket in thick and wide double-thickness black polypropylene stitched with polyester for durability and rot resistance, and it accommodates a New! LED ThruNite Ti3. This is a tremendous light, it's programmable, has four settings and can last up to 115 hours on the lowest setting, and crank out an amazing 120 lumens on the highest setting. It even has a strobe function, and is completely waterproof! It can give you plenty of light to get to safety, and the entire LIMA assembly is extremely lightweight and water proof. The LIMA is secured with a black oxide 304 stainless steel strap and screws and mounts anywhere along the sheath welts where I have the critical 2.5" spacing. The retaining strap rings are also 304 stainless, and the 3/16" shock cord is easily replaceable if needed, and replacement shock cord is included. Read more about the LIMA and the new ThruNite Ti3 here.
  • Horizontal Belt Loop Plates: Answering the call of my counterterrorism and military clients, I've included a pair of horizontal belt loop plates for this knife sheath. These bolt onto either side of the sheath using included hardware, and are 5052H32 high strength corrosion resistant aluminum alloy, completely anodized and permanently dyed black with a near-ceramic hard surface. They are welded for durability, and light weight. They allow horizontal wear of any belt up to 1.5" wide, and the sheath runs inline with the belt. More about the horizontal belt loop plates here.
  • Flat strap plates (horizontal and/or vertical): These have several uses: one is to mount the knife sheath rigidly clamped to the sternum harness, with no play. They also allow the sheath to be clamped on any gear (like PALS webbing) with a solid strap security and no sliding around (like on traditional belt loops). So they clamp the sheath to your gear with all stainless steel hardware. They accommodate any web strap up to over 2" wide. They are also 5052 H32 high strength, corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy, anodized with a permanent black color, and a near-ceramic hard surface. More about the flat strap plates here.
  • High and Low-profile belt loops (footman's loops): I've included two pairs of anodized aluminum belt loops, one pair that accommodates 1.5" wide belts up to .250" thick and one pair that accommodates 1.5" wide belts up to .190" thick. They work with the integrated spacing so can be mounted in a variety of positions on the reversible sheath. All black, non-reflective camouflage. More about the belt loops here.
  • New! 2" x 6" dual diamond sharpener and storage/pad: This is a new accessory, and one that I'll be including in my newer kits. It's a double-sided diamond sharpener, with two grits, 400 and 600. Diamond is all I recommend for sharpening, and it's important to have it available and included. Because diamond is the hardest known substance, it makes an excellent abrasive for the very hardest, toughest cryogenically-treated tool steels. Because it's so hard, special care must be taken in handling and storing the sharpener, as it absolutely will scratch every single surface it comes in contact with! This is why I've gone to the extra effort to create an incredible, tough, and durable pad/bag for it. The diamond pad is stored easily in the heavily-stitched thick nylon bag, and secured with industrial strength hook and loop. When the diamond pad is out of the bag, the owner can set it on top of the bag, using it as a thick, heavy, protective flat pad for sharpening his knives. He can even use it as an assembly pad for laying his knife on for adjusting, servicing, or cleaning. This is the heaviest, thickest piece of nylon you will find! A great addition to the kit!
  • Lanyard, hardware, tools: The included lanyard can be critical and necessary for retention of your knife when working in elevated locations or in marine environments. It's an adjustable sliding paracord type, a frequent request by my tactical combat professionals. I've included all the tools, hardware, and necessary components to mount all or any combination of these accessories with your gear, on your person, and all of the hardware is black oxide, non-reflective stainless steel in common American Standard Sizes. Included is screw top and snap tins for hardware storage. Also included is an archival engraved acrylic tag detailing the components with contact information. Instructions for the individual components are also included, as well as a checklist and video links that explain how to set up every single one of them! This is an ultimate system, and demonstrates my commitment to actual combat, tactical, field, rescue, and counterterrorism knife service in my trade.
  • Heavy 9" x 12" Duffle: It's important to keep everything together, safe, and accessible, and I couldn't find any duffle heavy and stout enough for the job, so I make these too! I make them in 1000 Denier Black Cordura® ballistic nylon, coated on the inside with polyurethane for water resistance. This is some of the heaviest, toughest material available, and I've double-row stitched all of the seams with strong, waterproof, sunlight-resistant heavy polyester thread. All through-stitches of webbing are reinforced on the inside. I've attached strong black #8 zippers and double pulls, and reinforced the zipper ends and 2" wide nylon carry straps. I've even included a 7mm thick closed-cell foam inner base pad, in the bottom to prevent abrasion and wear. You can store paperwork and other items in the base bag. The duffle is identified with my "Quality Without Compromise" patch. New! Since some of my clients have multiple knives, their kits can all look alike, so they need to identify the different ones. I've included a hook and loop (Velcro) tag strip with an embroidered name patch to identify the individual knife. That way, my client won't be confused as to what part goes with which knife! These tags are removable for privacy.
  • Designed by a professional for professional use, this is a top-of-the-line, brutally tough highly corrosion-resistant, wear-resistant powder-metal technology knife: a combat, counterterrorism, and tactical and emergency knife , sheath, and accessory package that is simply the best made. This package is comprehensive, sturdy, dependable, and useable, and completely color matching in non-reflective black. NO OTHER SOURCE can supply what you see here, all finely handmade to mesh with your gear, your outing, your mission, and your excursion, no matter the situation and exposure. If you need one incredibly tough and substantial knife to last for many generations of usefulness, this is it.

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