DPx Gear HEAT/F Milspec Folding Knife 2.26" Stonewash Sleipner Tool Steel Blade, Black G10 and Titanium Handles - DPHTF006
RPDPHTF006: HEAT/F Milspec
In 2010 Robert Young Pelton took his original 3" 1095 Shon Rowen-made fixed survival blade and turned it into a brutal use locking folder. He demanded the best, American made Ti aerospace grade titanium alloy and Olive Drab G10 to create an integral, no scale frame. Then he added a German D2 Tool Steel blade, mil spec coated it and had it machined in Northern Italy the same place they make Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Ducatis.
He added a hex driver, low profile clip and glass breaker. The knife also features the same bottle opener notch premiered on the fixed blade which, on a folder, doubles as a "quick open" feature. It continues to make experienced knife users rethink what they can get in a hand assembled, user designed, no excuses survival tool.
But there is another group that want the same no expense spared approach to the under 3" inch blade. Law enforcement, military and first responders wanted less blade, more knife. And they still wanted the glass breaker, rapid deployment, non lethal ergonomic grip and quality. So the Hostile Environment At Hand Tool (HEAT) was born.
The DPx Gear HEAT/F is as much blade as you need, in a beefy, pocket friendly package. What's different? We dropped the blade size but not the blade thickness leaving the business end of a sword grind that snaps quickly into action. We eliminated the hex drive slot and the aluminum back spacer but kept that confident, beefy feel that HEST/F folder owners love.
Finally we backed it with the same no nonsense, no questions asked warranty that Robert Young Pelton demands.
Information from DPx Gear
- Blade is stonewashed Sleipner steel with 59HRC
- Black TiCN PVD coated 6Al4V grade 5 titanium alloy frame lock
- American-made black G10 handle scale
- Pivot screw with 7/64 hardware so no special tool is required for adjustment
- Black TiCN PVD coated stainless steel "combat" syle clip with Mr. DP engraving
- Matte black TiCN PVD coated tungsten carbide glass breaker
- Lanyard hole
- Thumb grip/bottle opener
- Comes with replaceable matte black TiCN PVD flat head screw
- Blade Length: 2.26"
- Overall Length: 6.24"
- Blade Thickness: 0.18"
- Style: Milspec
- Type: Folding
- Blade Edge: Smooth
- Steel Type: Sleipner Tool Steel
- Rockwell Hardness: 59
- Handle Color: Black
- Handle Material: G10 with Titanium Back
- Configuration: Right-handed
- Weight: 4 oz.
- Made in Italy by LionSteel
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.
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
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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