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Jonathan McNees Custom Tanjun Folding Knife 3" Nichols Damascus Tanto Blade, Westinghouse Micarta Handles with Timascus Bolsters, Spacer and Clip

Part #: MNCTANJUNTDAM | McNees Custom Knives


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MNCTANJUNTDAM: Custom Damascus Tanjun Tanto Folding Knife
McNees Custom Knives
Jonathan McNees has a distinct style which is personified in his designs, especially the Dixon and Skybolt folders. They are some fantastically engineered knives, built strong but not overbuilt just because they can be. They are designed for a specific task, at which they most certainly excel, with a little bit of flair thrown in for good measure.

The Tanjun is another one of Jonathan's models that is based off his Dixon design with some minor improvements. It's a slimmer, more carriable design with similar ergonomics that made the Dixon so popular. This everyday carry utility blade is a compact powerhouse that's built to the same quality standard as all other McNees custom knives. This Tanjun features a 3" tanto blade made from Chad Nichols Stainless Blackout Damascus with a beautiful acid etched finish. The handle is milled Westinghouse Micarta inlaid with ceramic balls, gorgeous timascus bolsters, and Jonathan's signature dimple texturing on the lockbar and cutout. The caged bearing pivot, ceramic detent, and hand-turned Zirconium thumb studs allow for very smooth opening action while a matching timascus pocket clip and backspacer pocket clip round out the looks of this impressive folder. It's an everyday carry/collector's piece you can drop in your pocket and forget about until you need it or proudly show off to your friends whenever you can—proudly handmade in the USA.
  • Blade Length: 3.0"
  • Cutting Edge: 3.0"
  • Closed Length: 3.95"
  • Overall Length: 6.95"
  • Blade Material: Chad Nichols Stainless Blackout Damascus
  • Blade Thickness: 0.132"
  • Blade Style: Tanto
  • Blade Grind: Hollow
  • Blade Finish: Acid Etch
  • Handle Material: Westinghouse Micarta with Ceramic Ball Inlays and Timascus Bolsters
  • Handle Thickness: 0.59"
  • Liner Material: Purple Anodized Titanium
  • Locking Mechanism: Liner
  • Pivot Assembly: Bearings
  • Pocket Clip: Timascus (Tip-Up, Right Carry)
  • Weight: 3.8 oz.
  • Designer: Jonathan McNees
  • Handmade in the USA
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Micarta Handles
Micarta Handles
Micarta is a compressed layered composite sealed within a thermosetting plastic which creates a strong, attractive material that is impervious to water.
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.
Damascus Steel
Damascus Steel
A layered steel that can be either carbon or stainless. The finished blade is acid etched to give it a unique design. Damascus is known for its toughness, and edge holding capabilities.


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