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Bear & Son 12" Bowie Damascus Steel Blade, Genuine India Stag Bone Handles - 501D

$166.95

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Part #: BC501D | Bear & Son Cutlery
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Description
BC501D: Genuine India Stag Bone™ 12” American Standard Bowie
Bear & Son Cutlery

Damascus steel combines steels of different properties and produces blades with extraordinary toughness and edge-holding ability. Known as the Steel of the Ancients, Damascus knives and swords have lived in legend since the creation of Damascus steel nearly 2,000 years ago. The ancient city of Damascus was one of the centers of production of this steel. That, combined with the fact that the steel resembled the damask cloth which was being produced in the city of Damascus - both having a “water-marked” pattern - gave this steel its name. Viewed under a microscope, the cutting edge of a Damascus blade displays tiny saw-tooth carbides which are formed by forging in a coal fire. This enables the blade to cut even when it feels dull to the touch. Flexibility is superb. Every piece of Damascus is as unique as a thumb print. When ground on an angle, as in a blade, the displayed pattern is stunning. Note: Limited quantities available.

Specifications
  • 512 Layer Damascus Steel
  • Hollow Ground Blade
  • False Edge
  • Leather Quick Release Sheath
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 730153095010

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.
Stag Handles
Stag Handles
Naturally dropped deer antlers are used to create a natural rugged look and feel. Antler from the Axis and Sambar deer in India are renowned for their density and are therefore most commonly used for knife scales.
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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Tyman202082
Pigeon Forge, TN
Nov 03, 2017
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Best Bowie Knife Made
The damascus steel is different and the stag handles are beautiful. Each of the 2 knives I bought were razor sharp and easy to sharpen. Bear and Sons are a true master knife builder, and I know because I grew up around master smiths . If you are wondering if this knife is worth the money it is buy with confidence and the knife will last a life time your grand kids will enjoy it after we are long gone. In other words just buy and don’t worry and when you receive the blade you will see why I bought 2 of them. I’m going to buy more in the future.
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