Trash Panda Knives Kit Slip Joint Stonewashed AEB-L Natural Micarta 3781
Trash Panda Knives is a collaborative project including custom knife makers Aaron Frederick, John W Smith and CJ Smith that offers extreme hard use knives that are built to use and take on whatever you can throw at them. The "Kit" is a robust slip joint folder in the style of the classic pocket knife made with modern, high performance materials. This Kit is built with titanium liners, a stonewashed AEB-L blade and Natural Canvas Micarta handle scales. Built to take the abuse, if you break the blade on your Kit just send it back to Trash Panda Knives with a good story on how you killed it and a new blade will be installed for free.
Brand new directly from Trash Panda Knives.
Blade: Made from premium AEB-L stainless steel the clip point blade has a rugged stonewash finish and a fine, hollow ground edge. The slip joint operation has a solid half stop with good walk and talk. Three milled holes in the blade are substituted for a nail nick for opening, adding traction while keeping a clean look.
The back springs are quite strong on this batch and require a strong grip to open..
Handle: Offering a blend of modern and traditional design the handle is comprised of a steel back spring, blasted titanium liners and matte finished Natural Canvas Micarta handles held together with titanium Torx hardware. The slip joint operation has a solid half stop operation for safety. The large, classic handle profile is comfortable during periods of extended use while maintaining a slim, easy to carry profile.
About AEB-L: AEB-L (Sandvik 13c26) is similar to a stainless 52100 and is often utilized as a steel for razor blades. AEB-L forms very small, hard evenly distributed carbides which delivers excellent toughness, edge retention, ease of sharpening and a fine razor-like edge as well as exceptional corrosion resistance. This is a popular choice among custom makers.
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