Hogue EX01 4" Tactical Tanto Blade with G-Mascus Black G-10 Handles - 34149


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Part #: HO34149 | Hogue Knives
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HO34149: Hogue EX01 4" Tactical Tanto Blade with G-Mascus Black G-10 Handles

Allen Elishewitz is a renowned custom knife maker who has collaborated with Columbia River in the past. Hogue, Inc. is a company specializing in gun grips. Together they have created the EX01 Extreme Tactical Folder, a knife that combines Elishewitz's expert designs with Hogue's excellent handles. Coming in either a drop point blade or a tanto blade and various combinations of handle colors and materials, the EX01 is Hogue's promising first step into the knife business.
  • Blade Length: 4"
  • Handle Length: 4-7/8"
  • Overall Length: 8-7/8"
  • Blade Steel: Stone-washed 154CM, HRC 58-60, cryogenically treated
  • Handle material: "G-Mascus" G-10 frame with an embedded damascus-like pattern
  • Button lock
  • Manual safety
  • Ambidextrous thumb stud
  • Solid one-piece machined bolster plate eliminates blade pivot wear on G-10 frames
154CM Stainless Steel
154CM Stainless Steel
A premium American stainless steel with great all around characteristics of toughness and corrosion resistance.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
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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New Zealand
Jan 06, 2013
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
Easily the best knife I have ever owned.
This knife is amazing. Absolutely solid blade, no wiggle whatsoever, solid lock and smooth movement. The entire knife screams quality. The stonewashed blade is something I have never seen before but it's stunning. The G10 handles will very obviously age well and are incredibly solid and well put together. The blade comes absolutely razor sharp out of the box. This knife is completely underrated.
5 out of 5
Apr 20, 2011
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Lock Type, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: Sheath, Pocket Clip, None
Nice Knife
The only thing that sucks is the T7 torx required to switch the clip to tip-up carry. I have not been able to find the size and prefer tip-up very much. If the knife came configured for tip-up carry it would be absolutely perfect in my opinion. 154cm is a great all around steel. You can't go wrong with G-10, and this G-10 is purdy. The blade is thick. The lock is strong and will last forever. I love this tanto shape. The manual safety is good to have to ensure you don't lose your fingers. I like the shape of the pocket clip as well. The handle may be short, but it rests against your inner palm in a way that would support thrusts well and the jimps/grip are reliable for retention during slashing cuts. All though the blade is only 3.5 inches, it is a stout 3.5 inches with a lot of potential squuezed into the size. I would recomend it over most similar knives produced by other brands that are much more expensive. Elishewitz (Spelling?)is an outstanding designer. Great all-around tactical folder.
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