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ESEE Knives CAN-B Candiru Utility Knife 2" Blade, Black, Cordura Sheath

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Part Number: RCCANB
Manufacturer: ESEE Knives
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RCCANB: CAN-B Candiru, Black
ESEE Knives
ESEE Candiru knife with black blade, skeletonized handle and Cordura sheath. Optional bolt-on handle scales sold separately.

Our knives are made from high carbon 1095 steel. And while 1095 is a top choice for professional cutlery designed for hard use, it will rust and stain if not properly cared for - especially on the cutting edge and around the laser engraving. It is the user's responsibility to keep the blades properly lubricated and cleaned. We suggest using a dry film rust inhibitor on the blade.
  • Overall Length: 5.13"
  • Cutting Edge Length: 2.0"
  • Thickness: 0.125"
  • Steel: 1095 Carbon
  • Heat Treat: 55-57 Rc
  • Finish: Powder Coat
  • Handle: Skeletonized
  • Weight (w/o Sheath): 1.7 oz.
  • Sheath: Cordura Pouch
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 016918

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.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles
Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability and look and feel great.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
4.200 (5 reviews)
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5 out of 5
Jul 22, 2015
Pros: Finish, Blade Sharpness, Overall Quality, Weight, Blade Material
Cons: None
Excellent Little Knife
This is an amazing little knife--very sharp and sturdy for its size. Keep the blade edge oiled or treated to avoid rust in wet or damp environments. Optional handle scales vastly improve grip, but make it a bit bulkier to carry.
1 out of 5
Ricardo S S
Braine L'alleud, Belgium
Nov 24, 2014
Pros: None
Cons: Blade Sharpness
Not even sharpened
When I buy a knife, even a very small one, I expect it to be at least well sharpened, out of the box. This was not the case with the Candiru. It isn't even able to cut a thin rope. I had to rub the blade against it several times. It took just one try to my Opinel n. 6 to cut it, just like that.
5 out of 5
V. Pruitt
Rock Creek ID
May 25, 2013
Fantastic utility blade
I'm a teacher at a local survival skills school here in Idaho. We teach law enforcement training and wilderness survival classes. I bought this knife to carry along with a larger fixed blade that I keep on my belt and it has performed admirably. The 1095 steel takes a razor edge with little work and holds it well, some people claim the edge retention is poor but with the heat treatment this has its works great. For everything from shaving sticks for fire tender to gutting grouse up in the high mountains this knife holds its own, and I know I'll be carrying it for a long time. Nice work again ESEE.
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