Bradford Knives Guardian3 Wharncliffe LTD 3D Chocolate/Red Richlite Black DLC M390 Fixed Blade

Model #: BK-3W-114B-M390
Brand: Bradford Knives
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The Bradford Guardian3 is a compact, American made, everyday carry fixed blade that makes a perfect belt-carry companion for daily urban or outdoor use. Built to replace the modern EDC folding knife, the Guardian3 has a compact size that is easy to carry while still providing plenty of edge for your cutting needs. This Limited Edition Wharncliffe version comes with a black DLC coated M390 blade and 3D Chocolate/Red Richlite handle scales.

Brand new, direct from Bradford Knives, USA.

Blade: Made from +3.5 mm thick Bohler M390 stainless steel the robust Wharncliffe delivers over three inches of straight, razor sharp cutting edge and a precise tip allowing for excellent control in fine work and solid slicing performance to handle a variety of tasks. Added control is provided thanks to a pronounced index finger choil and spine jimping. The blade is delivered in a durable and discreetly non-reflective black Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) coating that resists wear and corrosion.

Handle: Thick, 3D contoured Chocolate brown and red Richlite scales are supported by the full tang construction and are easily removable for cleaning and maintenance. The scales are comfortable and ergonomic while offering a secure grip. Richlite is a recycled paper and phenolic resin composite similar to Micarta that offers the durability and weather resistance of a modern composite with the rich, organic feel of a natural material. Utilizing the forward finger choil allows for a four finger grip with a more compact handle design. The scales are secured to the tang via black oxide finished and heat treated (40 Rc) 416 stainless custom fasteners while a hole at the pommel allows for lanyard attachment.

Carries via a 'taco' style molded Kydex sheath with multiple eyelets.

Bohler M390: A popular choice for high-end user grade knives thanks to its exceptional edge retention, M390 has a good corrosion resistance for minimal maintenance. Another great feature of this steel is the ability to resist burr formation during sharpening. Comparable steels are CTS-204P and Duratech 20CV.


Brand Bradford Knives
Overall Length 6.88"
Blade Length 3.56"
Sharpened Length 3.22"
Blade Thickness 0.14"
Blade Material M390
Blade Type Stainless
Blade Rockwell 60-61 HRC
Handle Thickness 0.85"
Handle Material Micarta
Weight 3.53 oz.
Sheath Material Kydex
Sheath Weight 1.48 oz.
Country of Origin United States