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Schrade SCHF42 Frontier Fixed 5.12" Black 1095 Plain Blade, Leather Sheath

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Part Number: SCHF42
Manufacturer: Schrade Knives
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Description
SCHF42: F42 Frontier Fixed Blade
Schrade
 
The Schrade SCHF42 Frontier Fixed Blade features a full tang 5.12" black powder coated 1095 high carbon steel blade with nice recurve to the edge. Lightly textured black grivory handles with a stainless steel pommel and lanyard hole. The black leather belt sheath features a built in pocket perfect for a sharpening stone, fire steel, or small survival kit. This is a do it all, tactical and survival style knife that's built with the quality of knives twice the price.

Founded by Stewart Taylor in 1975, Taylor Brands has been manufacturing, designing and distributing high-quality stainless steel knives and accessories since its inception.

Taylor Brands manufactures Schrade Cutlery such as Old Timer, Uncle Henry, Schrade Tuff, and X-timer. They have recently introduced a high quality line of Schrade flashlight, scissors, and shears.

Taylor Brands also manufactures Smith & Wesson Cutlery such as S.W.A.T., Extreme Ops, Homeland Security, Search & Rescue, and H.R.T. Taylor Brands is also renowned for their specialty items and custom designed pieces such as the Texas Ranger Commemorative Knives celebrating the 180th Anniversary of Texas Rangers.

Outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and, most recently, law enforcement and fire safety professionals utilize Taylor Brands products.
Features
  • One-Piece Design
  • Hollow Handle Construction
  • Leather Sheath
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 5.12" (13.00 cm)
  • Blade Material: 1095 High Carbon Steel
  • Handle Length: 4.83" (12.27 cm)
  • Overall Length: 9.95" (25.27 cm)
  • Handle Material: Grivory
  • Sheath Material: Leather
  • Weight: 9.9 oz. (281 g)
Leather Sheath
Leather Sheath
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.
1095 Carbon Steel
1095 Carbon Steel
An excellent hard use steel, 1095 is a primary choice for camping and larger fixed blade knives for its extreme toughness and ability to hold an edge. Corrosion resistance is very limited with this steel (it will rust) and most blades come with a coating to prevent premature rusting.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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Dk Edge
Merced, Ca
Apr 03, 2017
Pros: Handle Material, Weight, None
Cons: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard
This knife is well balanced and great for a small camping knife or a survival pack. It has held up to the extreme conditions I work in and use it for. I would like to have had a kydex sheath for it as well as sharper out of the box, nothing I couldn't fix with a proper edge.
5 out of 5
Marco
MEXICO
Aug 18, 2016
Pros: Sheath/Scabbard, Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Weight, Blade Material
Cons: None
Good quality!
The material feels good contact to hand, good edge, the leather sheath fits perfect to the knife .
5 out of 5
Charles C
Lake Stevens, Wa
Dec 18, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Outstanding Knife
Okay, first, fantastic value. VERY solid construction and a really comfortable grip once you do a bit of work... so here are the cons, and the only cons, 1st) depending on how you look at it the recurved edge can be a con. I normally carry a diamond sharpening stone of some kind but the recurve on this blade is pronounced enough that I had to switch from a small (3"x1.5") square stone for touchups to a rod-style diamond sharpener. No big deal but I though I would mention it. 2nd) The grips, they feel like they could be a little slick when wet. Well, they aren't. I do with I had a micarta grip panel option to begin with but I was able to make a set to replace the original grips without much effort. If you don't or can't do the same there are a number of people who are willing to make them for you. A bit of googling and you are in business. Oh, and the sheath/scabbard is okay but nothing special... Really decent leather sheath... just a bit "generic". I do wish Schrade offered a kydex or thermoplastic sheath at least as an option but I'd probably find something to kvetch about no matter what they did, I'll go ahead and make my own anywhy. Great knife for the money.
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