“Star-Power” Knife

Tanto and earth tone.
The EX-F02 also comes in a tanto blade and an earth-tone grip.
Tanto and earth tone.
The EX-F02 also comes in a tanto blade and an earth-tone grip.

 

EX-F02 looks good on a belt.
You may be the best-dressed outdoorsman going with the Hogue EX-F02.

An Allen Elishewitz design, A2 tool steel for the blade, a handle built for use and comfort, and a hi-tech, utilitarian sheath highlight a knife with “star power” from Hogue.

“We knew we had a winner with the EX-F02 design but refused to settle offering the knife alone,” noted Hogue co-owner Jim Bruhns. “The sheath had to match if not exceed this knife in star power.”

The straight knife is available in a tanto or clip-point blade that sports a Spyderco-type hole to match the two “paracord eyelets” in the butt of the polymer/rubber-overmolded handle.

The EX-F02 comes in a choice of four grip colors: black, OD green, flat dark earth and hunter orange. Cryogenically heat treated to a Rockwell hardness of 57-59 HRC, the blade is blackened for enhanced corrosion resistance and low glare, and sports a fuller that seems so fashionable on both fixed blades and folders these days. Blade length: 4.5 inches. Weight: 5.5 ounces. Overall length: 9 inches.

Complementing the symmetrical fixed blade is an ambidextrous automatic retention sheath that locks the knife in securely and releases with a push of a trigger lever. An audible click ensures the knife is locked upon being sheathed, with Pull-the-Dot® snap fasteners helping to ensure a secure closure. The sheath includes MOLLE spaced openings for mounting and a nylon belt loop.

Hunter orange and clip point blade.
A clip-point blade an a hunter orange handle distinguish this version of the EX-F02. It’s also available in a black and OD green handle.

The EX-F02 carries a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $149.95 (includes sheath). For more information contact Hogue Knives at hogueknives.com or call 800-438-4747.


The EX-F02 makes a handsome package sheathed. The ambidextrous automatic retention sheath locks with a push of a trigger lever. Pull-the-Dot® snap fasteners help ensure secure closure.
The EX-F02 makes a handsome package sheathed. The ambidextrous automatic retention sheath locks with a push of a trigger lever. Pull-the-Dot® snap fasteners help ensure secure closure.

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