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Rockstead HIGO X-IW-ZDP Japanese Folding Knife 3-1/2" Blade, Ironwood Handles

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Part Number: RSHIGOXIWZDP
Manufacturer: Rockstead
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Description
RSHIGOXIWZDP: HIGO X-IW-ZDP
Rockstead
 
This knife is a flagship of the HIGO series. It is not possible to select it freely though there are variously steel material of the scale and combination of the embellishments. The blade of ZDP189 can cut Manila rope 1,000 times, and slices paper afterwards. The bottom of this blade edge angle is 30 degrees, and it's continuously change to the top of the blade. The top edge’s angle is 24 degrees. This change angle is a result of the sharpness pursuit of Rockstead. This knife is preeminent sharpness. Please wipe it when you used this knife. This knife will shine permanently only by wiping it. You can enjoy its sharp cutting capabilities for a long time. This scale is fixed with two screws and decomposition is easy. After cutting the fish or the anima, you can easily clean it.

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Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3-1/2" (89 mm)
  • Full Length: 8-1/2" (216 mm)
  • Blade Material: ZDP-189
  • Blade Thickness: 0.13" (89)mm
  • Blade Hardness: Around HRC67
  • Scabbard: Leather
  • Total Weight: 4.6 oz. (132 g)
  • Made in Japan

UPC Code: 084077

Leather Sheath
Leather Sheath
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
Made in Japan
Made in Japan
The exotic steel Capital of the World, Japan produces and innovates some of the best products, from pocket to kitchen knives and everything in between.
ZDP-189 Steel
ZDP-189 Steel
Has an extremely high carbon and chromium content allowing for exceptional sharpness and durability. With this hardness comes decreased corrosive properties.
Wood Handles
Wood Handles
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.
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Amsquare
Illinois, USA
Apr 30, 2014
Pros: Blade Material, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Just a whole new experience
I hesitated before I pulled the trigger to purchase this knife. How do I justify this purchase? The more I pondered, the less I was prone to purchase one. Then I had the opportunity to handle one and I was astonished with the fit and finish, the ergonomics, the beauty and the ungodly sharpness of a Rockstead knife. When I received this Higo with the iron wood handle I was not disappointed. It is hard to believe that this is a production knife. It is more impressive than any of my custom knives. And it cuts better than any knife I have ever handled. This is a whole new experience. I cannot be more delighted.
5 out of 5
Gus
Illinois
Apr 10, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Blade Material, Sheath, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Stunning!
I am hesitant to do anything other than sit, handle and admire this knife. I have a large collection of custom and high end production knives, but this beauty has risen to the top of the list after only one day of handling it.
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