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Cold Steel 39L16CT Trail Master 9-1/2" O-1 Blade, Kray-Ex Handles

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Part Number: CS39L16CT
Manufacturer: Cold Steel Knives
Retail Price: $249.99
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Description
CS39L16CT: 39L16CT Trail Master
Cold Steel
 
These very popular, time tested knives have been in our line for many years and are ideal for just about any mission. Made out of O-1 High Carbon Steel, they are precision ground, heat-treated and Mar Tempered in our state of the art factory in Taiwan to rival the strength, toughness, and edge retention of our famous Japanese swords. Check out their absolute superior fit, finish and above all sharpness and then put them to work and we are sure you'll agree they are an incredible bargain.

Combat Classics: In Mar Tempered O-1 High Carbon for incredible toughness and impact resistance.

Information from Cold Steel.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 9 1/2"
  • Overall Length: 14 1/2"
  • Steel: O-1 High Carbon
  • Weight: 16.7 oz
  • Blade Thickness: 5/16"
  • Handle: 5" Long Kray-Ex™
  • Sheath: Secure-Ex® Sheath
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 705442007975

Kydex Sheath
Kydex Sheath
Waterproof, scratch resistant, and low friction. It will hold its shape and makes a great alternative to leather.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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5 out of 5
Peteatomic
Minnesota
Apr 03, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Real Good Knife
I use this knife for about everything. It's real good. You can do about anything with it you need to do. You can clean fish with it, clean deer or other game with it. I've had this knife for years, and it's got wet and in the snow and all that, and hasn't rusted or anything. So, it's a nice buy.
4 out of 5
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Brinkley
Feb 08, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Overall Quality, Weight, Finish, None
Cons: Handle Material, Blade Material, Sheath/Scabbard
Big,Heavy,Balanced.
There's nothing i can say that has not already been said.It all comes down to what YOU want.Are there other knives out there that can do everything the TM does? Sure.At the same price? Yes,some for less$.My TM has not done anything "special" when compared against my BK9,or Boker Vox Rolled Camp Knife in D2.Or my Ontario Rtak10.Or my Ontario Rat7. Or even against my Esee 6.Pound for pound the Esee6,and Rat7,are PowerHouses.Though it's blade is well over 3 in.longer than my Esee6,and Rat7,they can hold their own,especially batoning.But it's what I wanted,so i got one.Get what YOU want and can afford.Don't worry what someone says.The TM IS a good knife.Just don't expect Herculean strength,and Excaliber sharpness.They don't make knives like that.Keep your expectations in check.It's a knife.Not an axe.
5 out of 5
Philip H
San Diego, CA
Jan 31, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Exceptional Tool, Exceptional Price
Typically I carry two fixed blade knives in my kit. My smaller bushcrafting knife is a Mora Carbon Bushcraft. I bought the Trail Master as my heavy task master. Heavy chopping, batoning, machete work, etc. I've only given the knife a taste of these duties so far but it has performed flawlessly. Very good steel, came with a hair-shaving, razor sharp edge, good, slightly forward balance and very comfortable handle. While I could have spent hundreds of dollars more on more exotic, custom made blades, I am very confident that this Cold Steel Trail Master is going to provide me with many years of durable service, requiring an occasional sharpening and protective oil wipe of the blade. The Secur-ex sheath holds the knife very securely and seems more than adequate for it's purpose. Plenty of lashing holes, good drainage, and a unique dangler belt loop. Very pleased. Would much rather keep a high carbon blade in this than a moisture retaining leather sheath.
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