United Cutlery Gil Hibben Sidewinder Knife Fixed 3.5" Blade, Black Pakkawood Handles, Leather Sheath - GH5058
UCGH5058: Gil Hibben Sidewinder Knife
Gil Hibben by United Cutlery
As the creator of some of the most widely recognized knives in the industry today, Gil Hibben's knowledge and over 60 years of experience are unprecedented in the world of custom knife making. He is the creator of the popular Rambo III Bowie and Rambo IV machete, each specially made for the Sylvester Stallone films. He has also produced one-of-a-kind blades for personalities, like John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Steve McQueen and Steven Seagal.
Gil produced knives for our servicemen to use in Vietnam and his first-hand experience as an Alaskan hunting guide, throwing knife expert, and sixth-degree black belt in Kenpo Karate have contributed to his creating some of the most popular knives of the 20th Century. Mr. Hibben was inducted into the Knife Throwers Hall of Fame in October 2003 for his many contributions to throwing knife designs. United Cutlery is proud to offer production knives based on Gil's custom designs. This top-selling brand consists of throwing knives, hunting knives, personal protection knives, and the most collectible line of production fantasy available today.
Knifemaker extraordinaire Gil Hibben continues to design exceptional knives made for hard everyday use. His Sidewinder is a smaller fixed blade designed to fit comfortably on your side in its premium leather belt sheath. It features a sharp 3.5" 7Cr17 stainless steel blade and a rich, dark brown pakkawood handle that fits comfortably in your hand. The full tang knife isn't just a practical choice of an everyday fixed blade but typical of Hibben knives, it is visually pleasing with brass accents and decorative pins.
- The Gil Hibben that's going to be a classic
- 3.5" 7Cr17 stainless steel blade
- Includes leather belt sheath
- Black pakkawood handle
- Decorative mosaic pins and brass spacers
- Blade Length: 3.5"
- Overall Length: 7.5"
- Made in China
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.