Bradford Guardian3 Sabre Ground DLC M390 3D Camo Micarta Fixed Blade

Model: BK-3S-109B-M390
Manufacturer: Bradford Knives
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The next evolution of the Guardian3 fixed blade from Bradford Knives comes with thick, 3D contoured scales and a robust sabre ground, high performance Bohler M390 blade. The 3 is the perfect size to EDC or throw in your pack. It won't weigh you down and offers plenty of cutting edge to handle daily tasks. This version comes with a black DLC finish and Camo Canvas Micarta scales.

Blade: Full tang construction of Bohler's high performance M390 stainless steel delivers excellent edge retention and corrosion resistance that is perfect for extended daily use and carry. With just over three inches of cutting edge and a strong sabre grind the blade comes razor sharp right out of the box. Outfitted with a black Diamond-Like Carbon or DLC that resists wear and corrosion the blade is discreetly non-reflective in use. A modified spear point profile is handy for slicing and piercing while jimping on the thumb rest and forward choil offer a secure grip.

Handle: Comfortably contoured 3D Micarta handle scales are perfect 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 finished. An exposed pommel section allows for lanyard attachment.

Carries via a horizontal carry, stitched black leather sheath.

Bohler M390: Bohler M390 has become an extremely popular choice for high-end user grade knives thanks to its exceptional edge retention. M390 also has a good corrosion resistance, meaning most users can avoid problems by simply wiping off their blade after each use. Another great feature of this steel is the ability to resist burr formation during sharpening. Comparable steels are CTS-204P and Duratech 20CV.


Overall Length 6.75"
Blade Length 3.50"
Sharpened Length 3.12"
Blade Thickness 0.145"
Blade Material M390
Blade Type Stainless
Blade Rockwell 62-63 HRC
Handle Thickness 0.75"
Handle Material Micarta
Weight 3.40 oz.
Sheath Leather
Sheath Weight 2.20 oz.
Country of Manufacture United States