Bark River is known for their attention to detail and the quality of their ergonomics. Their knives have a devoted following and for good reason.
This knife is from their Professional series and has all the characteristics of a great bushcraft knife.
The blade is made of high-carbon A2 steel and is hardened to a Rockwell hardness of 59-60. This makes it extremely sharp and easy to resharpen. But beware, it is not stainless so requires proactive cleaning after use or else it will rust.
The blade measures 4.25 inches and features a full-tang that is exposed throughout the handle. It extends beyond the end of the handle, creating a lanyard loop for secure attachment.
The handle is black micarta for a non-slip grip in any weather. Micarta ages well and should not chip or stain over time.
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