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Columbia River 2082 Darrin Sirois SiWi Fixed 3.341" Black SK5 Carbon Blade, Black G10 Handles, GRN Sheath

$63.95

Retail Price: $99.99 | You Save: $36.04 (36%)
Part #: CR2082 | Columbia River (CRKT)
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Description
CR2082: 2082 SiWi, Designed by Darrin Sirois
CRKT

Built by a hero, refined by an expert.

Retired Sergeant Major, Darrin Sirois channeled experience from 25 years of active duty into the creation of his original design. The knife world loved it. Then, renowned expert, Chris Williams made several small suggestions. The revisions boosted the SiWi compact tactical fixed blade into a league all its own. This is collaboration at its finest.

If there's one thing that Darrin Sirois has learned from his time overseas, it's that if a tool can't endure some of the most extreme conditions imaginable, it's not worth having on hand. So when he was in his Fayetteville, North Carolina shop, designing the knife that was to later become the SiWi, his mission was singular: make it last. Then Chris Williams stepped in. He's a master of aesthetic, and with several small tweaks, together they elevated the SiWi to a design force to be reckoned with and gave it a name that reflects the collaborative process. Match made.

This mission-ready fixed blade is a compact powerhouse. Though that sounds like a paradox, the proof is in the incredibly stout modified drop point SK5 carbon steel blade. Finished with a non-reflective and highly resistant black-powder coat, it's built to last, a quality that's equally as evident in its unique G10 handles. The handles match the 3.341" blade in its compact-yet-stout capacity with texture for a strong grip even in the grittiest conditions. The subte jimping on the back spine finishes the look and feel. Finally, the glass-reinforced nylon sheath stands up to its counterpoint when it comes to utility with many different carry options.

When two great minds converge to create a knife, you know it's going to be good... the SiWi far exceeds expectation.

About the Forged By War Program

In 2013, Ryan Johnson of RMJ Tactical, designer of elite, military, tactical tomahawks, approached CRKT with the news that he had been working with a few combat veterans that had returned from war with varying degrees of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

To help work through their challenges, they have been designing and forging steel into custom tools. Drawing from their experience earned in combat situations, they have been creating tools they wished they had available to them on the battlefield.

CRKT cares deeply about our returning veterans and they saw a way to give back to the community that created them. In 2016, they launched the Forged By War program.

These are mission ready tools, designed by veterans, with 10% of the CRKT net profits of the program donated to the veterans' charity of choice.

Mission ready tools that are Forged By War.
Features
  • Compact Fixed Blade
  • SK5 Carbon Steel Blade
  • Black Powder Coat Blade Finish
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.341"
  • Handle Length: 4.097"
  • Overall Length: 7.438"
  • Blade Steel: SK5 Carbon Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.200"
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Finish: Black Powder Coat
  • Handle Material: Black G10
  • Sheath Material: Glass Reinforced Nylon
  • Weight: 5.6 oz.
  • Designers: Darrin Sirois and Chris Williams
  • Import
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
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Anonymous
Indiana
Mar 03, 2018
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Built like a tank
Fans of short,compact,THICK fixed blades are gonna love this knife..Think miniature BK2 here..The Siwi comes with a blade thickness of slightly more than 3/16 thick and is crafted of SK5 steel..Love how CRKT gives the SK5 a 54-56 rc making it easier to field sharpen using traditional stones..The star of the show is the outstanding handle,the ergonomics are spectacular..I have Zero complaints..Best knife CRKT has produced in a long time..
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Red
WA
Feb 18, 2018
Pros: Sheath/Scabbard, Materials, Handle Material, Weight, Blade Material, None
Cons: Finish, Blade Sharpness
Topline/ blade thickness overall
Recently purchased this and I have to say it is ergonomically spectacular, handle scales literally melt into the hand. That said, it is far too thick of a blade with a baton thick topline - seems a bit silly for such a small bladed knife. Haven't tested yet, so time will tell.Sharpness was typical CRKT (not great), but its SK-5 so that's an easy fixIn my experience, the CRKTs out of Taiwan are far better than those out of China in both steels used and quality - from the old Carson M-16s to these new(ish) Forged By War series of blades&axes etc.
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