Kingdom Armory Bench Series Mid-Tech Mini Samaritan V2 Folding Knife 2.875" S30V Hand Ground Blade, Milled Black G10 and Titanium Handles
KGDBSMSPVD: Bench Series Mid-Tech Mini Samaritan V2 Folding Knife, Hand Ground Blade
The excellent highly acclaimed Production Mini Samaritan frame lock is now available at the KnifeCenter. This is a strong, compact using knife with style and very little added frills. It's a knife built to be used and is perfect for everyday carry, however, we see it as a very capable tactical knife in a pinch should you have to use it that way. You cannot go wrong with any Kingdom Armory offering and they are all proudly manufactured 100% in the USA.
The Mini Samaritan is a small titanium frame lock with lots of cutting power. Both the black G10 face scale and graphite black PVD titanium frame lock have a dragon skin textured pseudo bolster which offers improved aesthetics and grip to the design. The 2.875" modified deep drop belly blade is made from CPM-S30V stainless steel wearing a double hand hollow grind and two-tone satin/stonewashed finish. All hardware is stainless steel with a sleeved style pivot and bronze washers. Additionally, the lock face has been carbidized to ensure a smooth release. The deep carry titanium pocket clip is very secure and recessed down into its own pocket milled into the frame. Each knife is personally inspected, tuned, and hand-sharpened by Kingdom Armory owner and custom maker, Dave Rydbom, and the Bench Series means that this knife was hand ground by Dave himself. This is as close as you can get to full custom quality out of a production knife.
For strength and edge retention purposes Dave has chosen to make use of Crucible's S30V stainless steel, heat treated exclusively by Paul Bos. Currently, all Kingdom Armory Mini Samaritan models are being offered in precision ground 0.135" material with a Rockwell between 57-59 for maximum strength and ease of end-user sharpening.
- Blade Length: 2.875"
- Cutting Edge: 2.75"
- Closed Length: 3.70"
- Overall Length: 6.50"
- Blade Material: CPM-S30V Stainless Steel
- Blade Thickness: 0.134"
- Blade Hardness: 57-59HRC
- Blade Style: Modified Drop Point
- Blade Grind: Double Hand Hollow
- Blade Finish: Two-Tone
- Handle Material: Milled Black G10 and Graphite Black PVD Titanium
- Handle Thickness: 0.46"
- Locking Mechanism: Frame
- Pivot Assembly: Bronze Washers
- Pocket Clip: Graphite Black PVD Titanium (Tip-Up, Right Carry)
- Weight: 2.4 oz.
- Designer: Dave Rydbom
- Made in the USA
Semi-Custom or Mid-Tech knives are knives produced by a process in which the designer has more direct--but not complete--involvement; parts of these knives may still have been made by others.
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
A hardened wear and corrosion resistant stainless steel developed in collaboration with Chris Reeve. It is known for its improved sharpness and toughness. This is a premium grade steel only used in high end knives. Composition: Carbon 1.45%, Chromium 14.00%, Vanadium 4.00%, Molybdenum 2.00%
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
This product is USA born and raised.
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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