Maserin 979/OL Rupicapra Fixed 4.25" N690 Blade with Gut Hook, Olive Wood Handles
ME979OL: Rupicapra, Olive Wood
The Maserin 979 Rupicapra is designed by Coltellerie Maserin and features a N690 stainless steel blade with a built in gut hook. The full tang blade has a deep finger choil with pretty aggressive jimping on the thumbramp for a solid grip. The olive wood handles are contoured for comfort and give this knife a beautiful look. This is really a high quality hunting knife with excellent fit and finish. Includes a brown leather sheath with vertical-carry belt loop.
- Blade Length: 4.25"
- Cutting Edge: 3.75"
- Overall Length: 9.25"
- Blade Thickness: 0.165"
- Blade Material: N690 Stainless Steel
- Blade Style: Drop Point w/ Gut Hook
- Blade Grind: Flat
- Blade Finish: Satin
- Handle Thickness: 0.83"
- Handle Material: Olive Wood
- Weight: 6.7 oz.
- Sheath Material: Leather
- Made in Italy
N690 is an Austrian steel with adequate hardness and superb corrosion resistant properties. This a great steel for use around marine environments.
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.
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.