Bradford Knives Guardian4 PHT Flat Grind 3D G-Wood Stonewash 3V
Brand new Guardian4 fixed blade with Peters' Heat Treat from Bradford Knives sporting 3D contoured G-Wood scales and a Full Height Flat ground premium CPM 3V blade steel. The 4 is the perfect size to slide on your belt for a hunt or throw in your pack. It's a step up from the 3 for larger cutting tasks and those with larger hands.
The Blade: This is a full tang construction using hardcore 3V tool steel at 0.165 inches thick. Each piece was given the Peters's Heat Treatment for improved corrosion resistance and edge retention. Just over four inches in cutting edge here with an impeccable full flat grind. Razor sharp right out of the box with a tumble stonewashed finish. Modified spear point profile is handy for slicing and piercing. Jimping on the thumb rest combine with a forward choil for a nice grip.
The Handle: Thick, 3D machined G-wood handle scales are a pleasure to grip and fill the palm nicely. They are secured to the tang via 416 stainless custom fasteners heat treated to 40 Rc and dark tumbled.
A rich, dark brown leather belt sheath is included for vertical waist carry. The Guardian4 from Bradford will fill the need for a quality USA built hard-use fixed blade and then some.
The PHT symbol is lasered proudly on the back of each blade.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
|Blade Rockwell||61 HRC|
|Handle Material||G10, Wood|
|Sheath Weight||2.00 oz.|
|Country of Manufacture||United States|