Condor Tool & Knife CTK3900-4.5HC Swamp Romper Knife 4.5" Polished Carbon Steel Blade, Walnut Handle, Leather Sheath
CN390045HC: Swamp Romper Knife
Condor Tool & Knife
The CTK3900-4.5HC Swamp Romper Knife by Condor Tool & Knife features a polished 1075 high carbon steel polished blade and is heat treated and annealed to about 50-55 Rockwell hardness (a measure of hardness). Every edge is hand finished and polished to razor sharpness. The walnut wood handle is finished with a smooth grip and is known for its nice dark look and durability. The included sheath is made from high quality, heavy duty, handcrafted leather.
Designed by Joe Flowers
Joe Flowers is responsible for many of the interesting blade designs throughout the Condor lineup. Joe writes for a myriad of magazines and publications, and contributes regularly to the outdoor community, concentrating in woodcraft and primitive living. His knowledge of outdoor gear led to consulting on equipment design and function for many companies. Joe holds a degree in Zoology with a minor in Entomology, and researches heavily into all things outdoors. Joe Flowers also teaches outdoor skills and survival classes around the US. Locally, he teaches fitness, martial arts, and organizes youth summer camps in his spare time. Joe is an avid naturalist, hunter, fisherman, herpetologist, videographer, beekeeper, knife thrower, guide, and regularly travels internationally in search of knife knowledge and unique animals. You can find Condor on Joe's side when he is deep in the Amazonian rain forest, or high in the deserts of Utah.
- Code: 63800
- Manufacturer Part Number: CTK3900-4.5HC
- Blade Length: 9.5"
- Overall Length: 4.5"
- Blade Thickness: 3 mm
- Blade Material: 1075 High Carbon Steel
- Blade Finish: Polished
- Handle Material: Walnut
- Sheath: Handcrafted Leather with Fire Striker Loop, Brown
- Designer: Joe Flowers
- Weight: 1.26 lbs
- Made in El Salvador
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.
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.