Cold Steel 36LPSS Pendleton Hunter Fixed 3-1/2" VG-1 Blade, Kray-Ex Handles


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CS36LPSS: 36LPSS Pendleton Hunter

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Our president, Lynn Thompson bought the first knife that custom maker, Lloyd Pendleton ever made in 1973. Now the two friends have collaborated to produce two of Lloyd's most popular knives, we call them the Lloyd Pendleton Hunter and Mini Hunter.

In fabricating these knives, we have tried to duplicate Lloyd's work as accurately as possible. Both the Pendleton Hunter's hollow ground blade and the Mini Hunter's flat ground blade are honed to perfection. The handle's cross sections and contours match Lloyd's handmade knives exactly. For safety and durability, we have dispensed with leather in favor of Secure-Ex for the sheaths. This material won't rot or mildew and is far more resistant to cuts or punctures than leather.

Pendleton Custom Classic

Whether you're hunting the Big Five in Africa, Elk in Colorado, Moose and Bears in Alaska, or Whitetail deer in the North Forty, there aren’t many things that will enhance your hunting experience more than carrying and using this superb custom-quality hunting knife. Our Pendleton Custom Classic is a handsome reproduction of Lloyd Pendleton’s Drop Point Hunter. It has a 3 1/2" blade with a sharp yet sturdy point for piercing and a truly razor sharp edge with plenty of belly. Its hand crafted polished blade is hollow ground from 5 mm thick VG-1 San Mai III® blade construction and boasts state of the art vacuum heat treatment, a sub zero quench and multiple tempering. With its tapered full tang construction and extra stout "spine" it's virtually indestructible and, in a pinch, can double as a life saving survival knife. Lloyd’s guard and integral bolster have been exactly duplicated. Precision machined from stainless steel and skillfully polished, it features a single short quillon and a unique "thumb print" on the bolster to help protect the fingers and allow any number of grip options. The handle is also a faithful copy of Lloyd's original. Featuring a red fiber liner that accents the tapered tang, and twin contoured handle scales made of highly polished black linen micarta with six stainless retaining pins. A heavy pouch style sheath is included. It's made from brown cowhide with a thick welt and sturdy stitching and is wet molded to fit each knife. It covers two thirds of the handle so your knife is held secure and won’t "pop out" inadvertently.


  • Item Number: 36LPSS
  • Name: Pendleton Hunter
  • Blade Length: 3-1/2"
  • Overall Length: 8-1/4"
  • Steel: VG-1 Stainless
  • Weight: 5.8 oz
  • Blade Thickness: 3/16"
  • Handle: 4-3/4" Long Kray-Ex
  • Sheath: Secure-Ex Sheath
  • Made in Japan

UPC Code: 705442003564

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Kydex Sheath
Kydex Sheath Waterproof, scratch resistant, and low friction. It will hold its shape and makes a great alternative to leather.
Cold Steel 36LPSS Pendleton Hunter Fixed 3-1/2" VG-1 Blade, Kray-Ex Handlesrated 4.611 stars out of 5 (18 reviews)
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Cold Steel 36LPSS Pendleton Hunter Fixed 3-1/2" VG-1 Blade, Kray-Ex Handles
rated 4 stars out of 5
North, Ga
Aug 16, 2018
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Blade Material
Cons: None
Nice edc
Unlike copperhead, I feel this is a great knife as is, there are a plethora of blades made as he described so if that's what your looking for look elsewhere. Thick blade ensures me the strentgh for light prying, whether in woods or with bone. Holds a decentg edge for a reasonable amount of work and works great on wood as well, sheath is ok, not the best but is more then capable. I make my own leather and kydex sheath but have not made one for the Pendleton yet. Handle has excellent grip even when hand is wet with goo. Excellent rust resistance. Edge was ground well, not perfect but did slice paper when new(have two) I use it primarily for edc with great results. I use it for rough outdoor work except for batoning type tasks
Cold Steel 36LPSS Pendleton Hunter Fixed 3-1/2" VG-1 Blade, Kray-Ex Handles
rated 3 stars out of 5
Jun 20, 2018
Pros: Handle Material, Weight, Sheath/Scabbard, None
Cons: Overall Quality, Finish, Blade Sharpness
Looks better than it performs
This is an impressive looking knife but as with most things in life,looks are not everything..The handle design is fantastic and the 3/16 thick VG-1 blade is impressive,but it's overkill and not really necessary considering size and design.A 3-4 mm thick blade would've worked just fine.The complaints I have come from the gaps between the Kray-ex and tang,and the grinds are not symmetrical(right side off 15 degrees compared to left)..The OTB sharpness wouldn't shave hair and struggled to cut paper cleanly..I like this knife decent enough but to be honest I wouldn't buy this if I would've known then what I know now..
Cold Steel 36LPSS Pendleton Hunter Fixed 3-1/2" VG-1 Blade, Kray-Ex Handles
rated 5 stars out of 5
May 13, 2017
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
fun to won
So much better then its big brother the San Mai lll for sure.great knife to have on your hip when in the woods ..cuts clean holds a great edge, sharpens easily, comfortable knife
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