Buck 303 Cadet Painted Pony Custom Stockman Slip Joint 0303PESLE

Model #: BU-0303PESLE
Brand: Buck
Out of stock


Customized by Buck Legacy artist, Michael Prater of Painted Pony Designs, the classic 303 Buck Cadet has been elevated to a true piece of functional art. A smaller version of the timeless Stockman pattern, this Cadet has custom file work on blades, liners, back springs and bolsters and stunning covers of gold lip pearl and bloody jasper. This custom design is limited to 250 pieces

Purchased from a private collection in perfect mint condition - Dated 6/24/11

Brand new item by Buck Knives, USA. The knife in the photos and video is the knife for sale - #65 of 250

Blade: The blade is made from BOS Heat Treated 420HC offers great toughness and corrosion resistance with good edge retention, and razor sharpness with ease. The classic Stockman trio of long clip, spey and sheepsfoot blades are equipped with deep hollow grinds for excellent slicing, if you could bring yourself to use these stunning mirror polished blades. All open via a generous nail nicks and are outfitted with full length file work on the spines.  The back of the main blade is engraved with the designers' signature and the number of 250.

Handle: A stunning display piece, the knife features engraved nickel silver bolsters and spacers framing the beautiful gold lip pearl and bloody jasper covers. Custom file work on the dual back spacers complements the worked bolsters, liners and spacers for a cohesive look. Steel back springs offer smooth and reliable slip joint operation for the blades.

Includes a gift box with signed Michael Prater Certificate of Authenticity & black leather slip pouch.

Legacy Collection: This limited run series features a mix of rare and modern materials and is limited to 250 Serialized Pieces. Certificate of Authenticity included.

420HC Stainless Steel: 420HC is a stainless steel that provides excellent rust resistance, ease of re-sharpening and moderate edge retention while being exceptionally tough for a stainless steel. With BOS heat treat from Buck it is said to preform similarly to VG-10 in wear resistance.


Knife Action Manual
Brand Buck
Overall Length 5.81"
Blade Length 2.50"
Sharpened Length 2.00"
Blade Thickness 0.07"
Blade Material 420HC
Blade Type Stainless
Blade Rockwell 58-60 HRC
Closed Length 3.31"
Handle Thickness 0.45"
Handle Material Gemstone, Pearl
Bolster(s) Nickel Silver
Liner(s) Nickel Silver
Weight 1.83 oz.
Country of Origin United States