Boker Ed Martin T3 Fixed 4.33" N690 Bead Blast Blade, Brown Micarta Handles, Brown Leather Sheath - 120665

$284.25

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Part #: BO120665 | Boker Knives
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Description

BO120665: T3

Boker

The rugged outdoor and emergency Boker T3 fixed blade knife was developed by Ed Martin in Louisiana. His immense talent as a knifemaker lies in his ability to turn his many years of practical experience into a knife concept that does not just meet all requirements and demands for such a knife, but also offers classic lines and an appealing design. The perfectly formed handle has scales of brown linen Micarta, offering a secure grip in any situation. The blade is exceptionally sturdy, thanks to its ample material thickness of 0.18", and its low taper - which makes the blade extremely durable, not unlike a bushcraft knife. The delicately blasted finish of the N690 blade combines solid design and practicality. With a hidden lanyard hole in the tang. Comes with a high-quality leather sheath that can be worn vertically or horizontally.

About the Designer: Ed Martin of Martin Knives

Martin Knives is a family-owned company from Texas, consisting of Hank and Ed Martin. Their designs are very diverse and range from classic models such as Loveless or Randall over pioneer time knives to modern tactical knives and titanium frame lock folders.

Newton Martin, who passed away in February of 2018 at the age of 47 from the consequences of leukemia, was not only an ingenious knifemaker with an extraordinarily wide range but also a very close friend of Boker. His friendly and open nature, with which he has always willingly supported even newcomers to the knife making scene, was one of his defining characteristics.

Bohler N690 Stainless Steel

The cobalt-alloyed N690 by Bohler (not to be confused with the lower-grade N695) is a very reliable upper middle-grade steel that Boker uses in their Solingen factory for a wide variety of projects. The fine-grained N690, which ranks above 440C, offers convincing performance data in all areas. It is often sold as N690Co – the "Co" stands for cobalt and describes the exact same steel.

Specifications

  • Blade Length: 4.33"
  • Overall Length: 9.06"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.18"
  • Blade Material: Bohler N690 Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 58-60 HRC
  • Blade Style: Clip Point
  • Blade Finish: Bead Blast
  • Handle Material: Brown Micarta
  • Sheath: Brown Leather
  • Designer: Ed Martin of Martin Knives
  • Weight: 9.00 oz.
  • Made in Germany

UPC Code: 788857053690.0

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.
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.
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.
Boker Ed Martin T3 Fixed 4.33" N690 Bead Blast Blade, Brown Micarta Handles, Brown Leather Sheathrated 5.000 stars out of 5 (1 review)
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Boker Ed Martin T3 Fixed 4.33" N690 Bead Blast Blade, Brown Micarta Handles, Brown Leather Sheath
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Macdonald Outdoors
Montana
Oct 10, 2020
Pros: Blade Material, Finish, Handle Material, Weight, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Very Pleased
I wasn't sure about this knife before seeing it just on-line. Size, heft, fit-finish, sheath, etc. However, after looking at it for quite a while, and admiring it, I decided to order it and give it a try. Boy, am I pleased I did. The knife is beautifully put together with no fit and finish rough or "hot spot" edges, etc. Smooth and a wonderful feel in the hand. Slightly heavier in feel than I expected, it certainly isn't clumsy. It gives me confidence that there isn't a camping, hunting or bushcraft job, a blade of this size, can't handle. My first trip into the woods, I used it to prepare tinder and kindling, cut cordage and cut up some food I brought along. The spine is rounded and comfortable but I was unable to use it for my fire steel. I'm a hatchet guy, so I didn't baton, but the blade geometry looks like it wouldn't have a problem at all. The "ranger" sheath is high quality leather and very well constructed with a couple of carry options. For me, the T3 / Ed Martin just jumped into the top couple of knives I will always go-to. I definitely recommend it!

 

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