Brand new Guardian3 fixed blade from Bradford Knives in Black G10 with a False Edge ground premium CPM-3V blade steel. The 3 is the perfect size to EDC or throw in your pack. It won't weigh you down and offers plenty cutting edge to handle daily tasks.
The Blade: Full tang construction of hardcore CPM-3V tool steel is proven to be one of the highest performing carbon steels on the market today. It's tougher than O1 and 5160 plus easier to sharpen than D2 and S30V. Silghtly over three inches in cutting edge here with a hollow grind and false upper swedge. Razor sharp right out of the box with a worn-in tumbled finish. Modified spear point profile is handy for slicing and piercing. Jimping on the thumb rest and forward choil add a nice grip.
The Handle: Thick removable/interchangeable G-10 handle scales are heavily diamond-textured for a sure grip in any environment. They are secured to the tang via 416 stainless custom fasteners heat treated to 40 Rc and dark tumbled.
The brown leather sheath provided completes the package as an awesome horizontal carry system. The Guardian3 from Bradford will fill the need for a quality USA built everyday carry fixed blade and then some.
|Blade Material||CPM-3V Tool Steel|
|Blade Rockwell||61 HRC|
|Sheath Weight||1.95 oz.|
|Country of Manufacture||United States|