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Jake Hoback Custom Tradecraft AUTO Folding Knife 3.25" CTS-XHP Fallout Black Blade, Stonewashed Titanium Handles with Fullers


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JHKCTCAUTOF: Custom Tradecraft AUTO Folding Knife, Fullers
Jake Hoback Custom Knives
Jake Hoback Knives is proud to announce the release of an Automatic OTS (Out The Side) knife dubbed the “Tradecraft.” Many people have been wanting a Kwaiback not quite as large as the original but not as small as the MK Ultra either and this knife is just that. It hits the sweet-spot in terms of size and the addition of a reversible wire clip a la Spyderco makes for a very low-profile tactical design.

The Tradecraft is an automatic knife with a 3.25" blade that features caged pivot bearings and a unique button lock of Jake’s design. It is much stronger than typical automatic knives due to the materials used and structural design of the locking mechanism. When designing this knife, Jake set out to not only create a reliable tool but also to make a knife that would astound you when you open it. It's not a definition of speed in terms of opening action but, then again it's not designed to be a rocket ship, it's made to be a hard-use cutting implement that is out of the way when not in use. 

There are more and more states coming forward to repeal knife laws that restrict the ability of men and women to enjoy carrying and using automatic knives in their daily lives. The demand for these knives from service members and first responders has grown exponentially, as they want the best tools available to execute their missions. The Tradecraft is designed to be a good-looking everyday carry knife that is tough enough to exceed the demands of our first responders and military customers. With a 1/8th-inch blade thickness and 5/32nd-inch thick frame, this custom Tradecraft fits the hand well and doesn't take up valuable pocket space. Brand new from maker. Handmade in the USA.
  • Blade Length: 3.25"
  • Cutting Edge: 3.25"
  • Closed Length: 4.375"
  • Overall Length: 7.625"
  • Blade Material: CTS-XHP Stainless Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.125"
  • Blade Style: Tanto
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Blade Finish: Fallout Black
  • Handle Material: Fuller Milled Grade 5 Titanium, Stonewashed 
  • Handle Thickness: 0.47"
  • Locking Mechanism: Button
  • Pivot Assembly: Caged Bearings
  • Pocket Clip: Wire Titanium (Tip-Up, Right/Left Carry)
  • Weight: 3.9 oz.
  • Designer: Jake Hoback
  • Stoneage Titanium Backspacer
  • Handmade in the USA
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Titanium Handles
Titanium Handles
A nonferrous metal, it's prized for its high strength to weight ratio and is often used on higher end knives.
Custom Made Knife
Custom Made Knife
Custom knives are hand made in shops around the world. These will typically be extremely high quality and one of a kind pieces meticulously built by the craftsman.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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