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Cold Steel 36G Master Hunter 4-1/2" VG-1 San Mai III Blade with Gut Hook, Kray-Ex Handle

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Part Number: CS36G
Manufacturer: Cold Steel Knives
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CS36G: 36G Master Hunter Plus
Cold Steel
Modesty seldom comes into play when Cold Steel describes how good their knives are. But in the case of the Master Hunter, they've been unquestionably negligent in that department. So, modesty aside, Cold Steel has gone on record and say, without a doubt, the Master Hunter is the best hunting knife you can obtain at any price. It features a broad VG-1 San Mai III blade that's been flat ground to achieve the ideal blade cross-section and edge geometry. Carefully honed to razor sharpness, its edge cuts effortlessly while its dropped point simplifies the chore of field dressing and skinning.

The spine of the blade is a full 3/16" thick to allow for the necessary strength and stiffness to field dress and skin the biggest animals like elk, moose, brown bear, and the African Dangerous Seven. The grip is specially designed to promote long use without fatigue. Made of the shock absorbent, slightly tacky feeling Kray-Ex, and featuring the deeply checkered surface, it positively won't slip no matter how wet or bloody your hands get. Plus, Kray-Ex has specially enduring advantages in that it will never rot, shrink, crack, splinter, or mildew, and is completely impervious to even the harshest weather. For safety, the Master Hunter comes in a thick, heavy Conceal-Ex sheath that will accommodate just about any size belt and allow you to carry it all day without fatigue.

Sharing most of the design features of our Master Hunter, this variation features a guthook. This makes it an extremely useful tool for field dressing and opening body cavities without piercing the entrails.
  • Blade Length: 4 1/2"
  • Overall Length: 9 1/4"
  • Steel: VG-1 San Mai III®
  • Weight: 6.6 oz
  • Blade Thickness: 3/16"
  • Handle:4 3/4" Long Kray-Ex™
  • Sheath:CocealEx™ Sheath
  • Made in Japan

UPC Code: 705442002833

Kydex Sheath
Kydex Sheath
Waterproof, scratch resistant, and low friction. It will hold its shape and makes a great alternative to leather.
Made in Japan
Made in Japan
The exotic steel Capital of the World, Japan produces and innovates some of the best products, from pocket to kitchen knives and everything in between.
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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Rene A
Tahiti French Polynesia
Oct 22, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Very sharp knife. The kraton handle is non slippery even when wet. The gut hook is very sharp and does the job even on thick furr goat. I have many cold steel knives and they are extremely durable.
5 out of 5
Mark F
May 20, 2014
Pros: Blade Material, Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Weight, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Master Hunter with Gut Hook
I haven't used the knife yet, but I've used a Master Hunter without the gut hook for years. I'm hoping to make the MH with gut hook my "go to" knife of choice.
5 out of 5
Hermann W.
Apr 25, 2012
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Overall Quality, Handle Material, Sheath/Scabbard
Cons: Sheath/Scabbard, None
Nice hunting pal
Great bloody work knife. Very sharp and a near perfect hunting knife. Also easy to clean.
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