Bradford Guardian3.5 Sabre Ground Stonewashed M390 3D Micro Textured Carbon Fiber
You asked for it, you got it. The Guardian3.5 fixed blade from Bradford Knives hits the sweet spot in size with a large handle and blade than the G3 while still being compact to carry. An integral guard keeps your fingers safe in use while the neutral handle design is comfortable in multiple grip positions. This sabre ground version comes with a stonewashed M390 blade and 3D micro textured carbon fiber scales.
Blade: Full tang construction is made from high performance M390 stainless steel with a double temper and cryo treatment for optimum performance in both edge retention and corrosion resistance. With just over three inches of razor sharp cutting edge the drop point blade has a high sabre grind for enhanced toughness to handle your daily tasks. Jimping on the spine is set forward for a more natural feel that pairs with the integral guard for security and control in the hand. Bradford's stonewashed finish hides wear from use while looking great over time.
Handle: Thick, 3D contoured carbon fiber handle scales are comfortable, durable and are micro textured for superior traction in the hand. The ovalized design has a natural feel in the hand and is comfortable in multiple grips for added versatility. They are secured to the tang via 416 stainless custom fasteners heat treated to 40 Rc while a cutout in the handle at the pommel exposes a hole for lanyard attachment.
Carries via a brown leather sheath with insert set up for horizontal belt carry.
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.
|Blade Rockwell||60-61 HRC|
|Handle Material||Carbon Fiber|
|Sheath Weight||2.10 oz.|
|Country of Manufacture||United States|