RMJ Tactical Raider Dagger Fixed 5.375" Tungsten CPM-3V Double Edge Blade, Black G10 Handles, Kydex Sheath
RMJRAIDER: Raider Dagger Fixed Blade
Years ago when Ryan Johnson was making a special order knife for a SWAT team member, a good friend and resident critic John came by the shop to look the knife over. "The tip is too narrow and thin," he said. "It will break if the person using the knife tries to pry something open." Ryan told him that this knife was not meant to be used as a pry-bar, just for cutting.
John then said something that both defined the word "tactical" and, most importantly, changed Ryan's design paradigm forever: "The situations this person finds himself in should determine what this knife is used for. If he needs to cut something, it cuts. If he has to pry a door open, it's a pry-bar. These are high-energy situations where every second counts. You can't carry everything you would like to carry; the knife will have to be able to complete a multitude of tasks."
In a perfect world, a soldier or law enforcement officer would have ready access to all of the tools and weapons he ever needed, but that just isn't possible. It takes more than an aggressive look or a gray and black finish to make a fixed blade a tactical knife. Remember, knives meet the needs of the soldiers and frontiersman as both a tool and weapon in the battlefield conditions they encounter. In Ryan's view, a contemporary tactical fixed blade should be able to withstand all modern battlefield conditions — areas ranging from the Salt Lake City, Utah, Olympics, to the Jungles of South America, to the rugged mountains in Afghanistan. (RMJ Tactical knives have been carried in all three).
Designed for Marines Special Operations Command, the Raider Dagger is one formidable tactical tool. It's a modern day take on the World War II Raider Dagger, adjusting steel, design and carry system for the modern day battle space. It measures 9.875" overall with a 5.375" double edge CPM-3V stainless steel blade wearing a tungsten Cerakote finish. The G10 handles are manufactured by renowned gun grip manufacturer, VZ Grips, so you know they are quality in addition to looking extremely excellent. Proudly made in the USA.
- Blade Length: 5.375"
- Overall Length: 9.875"
- Blade Material: CPM-3V Stainless Steel
- Blade Thickness: 0.1875"
- Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
- Blade Style: Double Edge Dagger
- Blade Finish: Tungsten Cerakote
- Handle Material: VZ Grips 3D Machined G10, Black
- Sheath Material: Kydex
- Weight: 8.0 oz.
- 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.
Waterproof, scratch resistant, and low friction. It will hold its shape and makes a great alternative to leather.
This product is USA born and raised.
This is a high carbon steel that is appropriate for use in hostile environments and is known for edge retention.
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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