For America’s fiercest warriors, only the strongest, most capable tool will do. This tactical fixed blade was designed by a war vet for his brothers and sisters who are still abroad. It’s got the capability of a utility knife, and the powerful force of a last-resort defense tool. When you only have room for one, the Rakkasan™ delivers. As a part of the Forged By War® program, war veteran Austin McGlaun designed the Rakkasan™ in his Columbus, Georgia shop. The name, reminiscent of the WWII paratroopers from the 187th infantry regiment, is the Japanese translation of “umbrella for falling,” because they were completely unfamiliar with the American combat tactic. Black Powder Coat Blade Finish Tough G10 Handles Kydex® Sheath w/Paracord SPECIFICATIONS Blade Length 4.894″ (124.31 mm) Blade Edge Plain Blade Steel SK5 Carbon Steel, HRC 55-58 Blade Finish Powder Coating Blade Thickness 0.147″ (3.73 mm) Weight 9.2 oz Handle G10 Style Fixed Blade Knife w/Sheath Sheath Material Kydex; Black Overall Length 10.438″ (265.13 mm)
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!