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Boker Applegate-Fairbairn 5.5 Premium Dagger 5-1/2" Blade with Micarta Handle - 120545


MSRP* : $495.00 | You Save* : $123.75 (25%)
Part #: BO120545 | Boker Knives
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BO1210545: Applegate-Fairbairn 5.5

Few custom knifemakers have had such an influence on the tactical knife scene as William H. "Bill" Harsey. His designs have developed an impeccable reputation in the world of tactical knives. His custom versions are difficult to obtain. And now, Boker is grateful and proud to announce a collaboration with Mr. Harsey, resembling the legendary Applegate-Fairbain dagger. The Harsey 5.5 is in use with several elite units around the world, and will be enhanced with modern features, to create a highly functional knife concept. The blade length provides the perfect compromise between utility and easy of carry. The expanded width and improved geometry of the double-edged, bead blasted 440C high performance steel blade immensely improve its cutting capabilities. The extended tang doubles as a glass-breaker, and the CNC machined handles, crafted of green canvas Micarta, are extremely durable and comfortable, providing a secure grip even in wet conditions. This piece comes complete with a foliage green premium tactical sheath, manufactured by Spec-Ops Brand (USA), which can be mounted in various positions and has a pouch on top, for other gear (such as a multi-tool). Blade length: 5 1/2". Overall length: 10 5/8". Weight: 8.5 oz. Knife made in Solingen, Germany. Sheath made in USA.

UPC Code: 788857015094

Made in Germany
Made in Germany
One of the older steel Capitals of the World: Solingen, Germany produces some of the best Kitchen knives and straight razors money can buy.
Nylon Sheath
Nylon Sheath
Durable, flexible, abrasion and mildew resistant, Nylon also is very strong
Micarta Handles
Micarta Handles
Micarta is a compressed layered composite sealed within a thermosetting plastic which creates a strong, attractive material that is impervious to water.
440C Stainless Steel
440C Stainless Steel
High end stainless steel with a high resistance to corrosion and will sharpen to a razor edge.
Boker Applegate-Fairbairn 5.5 Premium Dagger 5-1/2" Blade with Micarta Handle4.300 (10 reviews)
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Boker Applegate-Fairbairn 5.5 Premium Dagger 5-1/2" Blade with Micarta Handle
5 out of 5
New York
Pros: Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness, Materials, Blade Material, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: Sheath/Scabbard, None
Concealed Carry Handgun Backup
Beautifully designed self-defense implement. I carry it when in the great outdoors, as backup to my primary defense tool, Colt 1911, 45 ACP. Sometimes, I may not want to cause a loud ruckus with the gun, so the razor sharp dagger is just the tool. Nice and quiet, swift moving, and then just move on. Takes a viciously sharp double edge. Have to be careful you don't slice your belt or shirt, pulling in out. Heavy duty sheath precludes it's use when in social situations, as it it too large to easily conceal. When used in the right situation, it's near perfect.
Boker Applegate-Fairbairn 5.5 Premium Dagger 5-1/2" Blade with Micarta Handle
4 out of 5
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Overall Quality, Handle Material, Sheath/Scabbard
Cons: Blade Material, None
Boker Dagger
Great design and super comfortable grip. Have it attached to a tactical vest, comes with solid sheath. Clearly only designed for combat. Why the hell anyone would use a double edged dagger for hunting/bushcraft/survival purposes is beyond me. Not a huge fan of 440 ss, but since this is purely for defense in a combat setting, it will never see any real use and can be sharpened to a crazy sharp edge.
Boker Applegate-Fairbairn 5.5 Premium Dagger 5-1/2" Blade with Micarta Handle
4 out of 5
Pros: Finish, Overall Quality, Handle Material, Materials, None
Cons: Weight, Sheath/Scabbard
Daggers are for stabbing
Had a good look at this handsome blade, while contemplating to stretch my visa.This blade is designed for stabbing only, nothing else. The blade length of 5.5 inches is enough to reach kidneys, liver or heart/lungs in a Homo sapiens. Not sure about the toughness of 440C to prevent point breakage, in case some dummie stabs it in wood and tries to wrench it out. Most of these blades will land up in a collectors cabinet, where they probably belong. If you live in the USA, this might be a liability to carry. It might give you false self confidence. Remember the phrase:DO NOT BRING A KNIFE TO A GUNFIGHT.
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