Photos: 5 New Knives for Tough Spots and Sticky Situations

Darrel Ralph Designs Hacker

Brous Blades The Specter

Brous Blade specter

  • KNIFE NAME: The Specter
  • PATTERN: Flipper folder
  • BLADE LENGTH: 3”
  • BLADE MATERIAL: D2 tool steel
  • BLADE FINISH: Blackout
  • BLADE LOCK: Framelock
  • HANDLE: G-10 and stainless steel
  • WEIGHT: 3 oz.
  • CLOSED LENGTH: 4”
  • MSRP: $169
  • COMPANY: Brous Blades, brousblades.com

KA-BAR Skeleton

ka bar skeleton

  • KNIFE NAME: Skeleton
  • PATTERN: Utility fixed blade
  • BLADE LENGTH: 2.5”
  • BLADE STEEL: 5Cr15 stainless
  • ROCKWELL HARDNESS: 57-59 HRC
  • BLADE GRIND: Hollow
  • WEIGHT: 1.6 ozs.
  • OVERALL LENGTH: 6.125”
  • SHEATH: Hard plastic
  • MSRP: $11.59
  • COMPANY: KA-BAR, www.ka-bar.com

Darrel Ralph Designs Hacker

Darrel Ralph Designs Hacker 

  • KNIFE NAME: Hacker
  • PATTERN: Flipper folder
  • BLADE LENGTH: 3.5”
  • BLADE STEEL: CPM 154 stainless
  • BLADE PATTERN: Wharncliffe
  • FRAME: Titanium w/satin finish
  • LOCK: Framelock
  • POCKET CLIP: Titanium
  • PIVOT: Maxx Glide caged pivot bearing system w/aggressive detent
  • WEIGHT: 6 ozs.
  • CLOSED LENGTH: 4.5”
  • MSRP: $780
  • COMPANY: DDR-Darrel Ralph Designs, Darrelralph.com

FirstEdge Tactical Skinner

FIRSTEDGE® 6050-6055 TACTICAL SKINNER HUNTING & SURVIVAL KNIFE

  • KNIFE NAME: Tactical Skinner
  • BLADE LENGTH: 4.375”
  • BLADE STEEL: ELMAX Swedish stainless
  • ROCKWELL HARDNESS: 60-61 HRC
  • BLADE PATTERN: Drop point
  • HANDLE: G-10
  • KNIFE CONSTRUCTION: Full tang
  • OVERALL LENGTH: 9.375”
  • SHEATH: Tri-Composite System Kydex w/3” nylon webbing, Box X stitching, stainless hex fasteners and liners; locks blade in; MOLLE system sheath also available
  • MSRP: $199.99
  • COMPANY: FirstEdge, firstedgeusa.com

Kershaw Barricade

Kershaw Barricade survival rescue knife

  • KNIFE NAME: Barricade
  • PATTERN: Rescue knife
  • BLADE LENGTH: 3.5”
  • BLADE STEEL: 8Cr13MoV stainless
  • BLADE FINISH: Black-oxide coating
  • BLADE PATTERN: Clip point
  • ACTION: SpeedSafe assisted opening w/flipper
  • HANDLE: Orange glass-filled nylon w/built-in cord cutter and carbide glassbreaker
  • POCKET CLIP: Deep-carry design
  • LOCK: Linerlock
  • WEIGHT: 4.5 oz.
  • CLOSED LENGTH: 5”
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • COMPANY: Kershaw, kershawknives.com

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