Hunting Knife Blade 005
- Made of 440c steel
- Brass guard
- Aluminum pommel
- Strong heavy constructions
- Cutting edge is 3 ½”
- Overall length is 7 7/8”
- Tang width is 5/32”
- Tang length is 3 ½”
- The handle takes a 3 1/2” x 1” block of handle material
- It takes 1- 5/32” rod for the anchor handle hole
- Comes sharpened
- Excellent blade
- RC Hardness 57-59
- Made in China
These knife blanks are already heat treated and hardened. All you need to do is add a handle and maybe a sheath.
**We now offer made in the USA sheath kits that you can purchase separately to pair with your favorite knife blanks. The recommended sheath for this knife blank is our Sheath Kit #2 or Sheath Kit #3. , Sheath Kit #7, Sheath Kit #9, Sheath Kit #11.
**For those of you who prefer not to make a sheath kit we also offer made in the USA completed sheaths. These completed sheaths are the same as the kits, except assembled for you by us. The sheath(s) for this knife would be Sheath Style #2, Sheath Style #3, Sheath Style #7, Sheath Style #9 and Sheath Style #11.
**And for even more convenience we offer fully completed made in the USA sheaths. These sheaths have been dyed brown by us so they are ready to go! The sheath(s) for this knife would be Brown Sheath Style #2, Brown Sheath Style #3, Brown Sheath Style #9 and Brown Sheath Style #11.
440C is possibly the most popular knife steel in use today. It takes and holds a good edge. It has good corrosion resistance and is tough enough the edge won't chip out. 440C offers a good performing steel at a good price. Finally it can easily sharpened. Don't confuse 440C with lower quality 440A you find on low end knives. 440C is quality steel that has a good balance of edge holding, toughness and corrosion resistance that has stood the test of time.
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