If you look at the web site of custom knifemaker Allen Elishewitz, you’ll see that he is a wide-ranging designer, offering not only exquisite custom folders, but also timepieces and writing instruments. But Allen is also a serious martial artist, hence his interest in designing a superior fixed blade. This new knife/sheath system is the culmination of two years of work, and the finest tactical fixed blade we have ever manufactured. Because it is designed For Those Who Serve, we are calling it the Elishewitz F.T.W.S.™ Allen has carefully considered every facet of the full-tang 6.30” blade. SK 5 carbon steel was chosen for its strength and hardness. The tip is a modified spear point with full width near the tip for penetrating strength. The top of the blade features a four-inch-long flat grind with a chisel ground edge for heavy hacking and chopping tasks. The blade is black powder coated to resist corrosion and minimize reflectivity. Likewise, the handle is carefully thought out to provide best grip under all conditions. There is a semi-hilt, plus four finger choils and a parrot beak at the end for maximum security. The injection-molded Zytel® scales feature an aggressive pyramid texture. The blade tang is taper ground to allow the handle to swell at the palm and become narrower at the end. A lanyard hole is provided. Tactical Sheath. Our battle-proven custom black Cordura®/Zytel® sheath has an injection-molded liner. Dual belt loops are Velcro® adjustable. For maximum versatility, there are ample grommets with a length of 550 paracord included, an adjustable leg strap, plus a slotted sheath back that can mount on MOLLE gear. Two removable security handle straps with snaps give access and security, and qualify the system as jump and water operation accepted. A utility pocket with a Fastex™ buckle will carry a variety of folding knives, multipurpose tools or sharpeners. The operator today has many fixed blades to choose from. Allen has combined their most successful elements in a fixed blade that is strong, well-balanced, secure to grip, and competitively priced. Best of all, it’s a true Elishewitz. Razor-Sharp Cutting Edge, Top Chisel Grind Blade: Length: 6.30” (160 mm) Thickness: 0.23” (5.8 mm) Steel: SK 5, 57-58 HRC Knife: Overall length: 11.63” (295 mm) Weight: 10.8 oz. (306 g) Elishewitz F.T.W.S. Sheath (included with knife) Material: Cordura/Zytel Overall length: 14.370” (365 mm) Width: 3.031” (77 mm) Weight: 7.5 oz. (213 g)
CRKT was one of the first knife brands we picked up, that was due to the innovative designs and quality this knife line had. Below is a bit of information on this line, we hope you enjoy. CRKT® (Columbia River Knife and Tool®) was founded in 1994. From day one, CRKT put innovation and integrity first. They made a commitment to build knives and tools that would inspire and endure. CRKT collaborates with the best designers in the world and operates on a simple principle: that the greatest thing they can give their customers is Confidence in Hand. Columbia River Knife and Tool collaborates with many leading knifemakers, inventors and industrial designers who are among the most respected craftsmen and artists in the industry. They take great pride in their custom knives and CRKT production work, and they look forward to creating tha best knifes in the world. Designers like: Ed Van Hoy A.G. Russell James Williams Russ Kommer and Ken Onion Many more designers are here with CRKT, and we hope you enjoy all their fine work!