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Rockstead CHOU-IW Japanese Neck Knife 1.875" YXR7 DLC Polished Blade, Ironwood Handles, Kydex Sheath
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Rockstead CHOU-EP Japanese Neck Knife 1.875" YXR7 DLC Polished Blade, "Plum" Etching, Kydex Sheath

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Part Number: RSCHOUEP
Manufacturer: Rockstead Knives
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Description
RSCHOUEP: CHOU-EP
Rockstead
 
Rockstead Knives are, in our opinion, some of the best knives available on the market. With Rockstead's meticulous craftsmanship and unique designs, this compact semi-custom neck knife is worth every penny. The CHOU-EP neck knife features a 1.875" YXR7, DLC polished blade with "Plum" etching artwork on the handle. Its slim compact profile makes it virtually unnoticeable when carrying around your neck or in your pocket. The incredible mirror finish is achieved by heat treating the blade and gradually hand grinding through 400, 600, 800, 1,200 and 2,000 grits wet-dry sandpaper. This is very intense and time-consuming because if any scratches were to occur during this process, the blade must be sent back to the previous step for refinishing. Once this is complete, the blade will be buffed for the final finish. The folks at Rockstead have mastered this process to give the knife a beautiful finish and sharp edge like no other. The CHOU-EP neck knife fits nice and snug in the include Kydex sheath.

With proper maintenance, Rocksteads are known to keep a sharp edge for 2-3 years. Rockstead Knives come with free sharpening and regrinding. You would be responsible for shipping charges to and from Japan.

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Specifications
  • Blade Length: 1.875"
  • Overall Length: 4.75"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.145"
  • Blade Material: YXR7 Carbon Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 65 HRC (approximate)
  • Blade Style: Trailing Point
  • Blade Grind: Convex
  • Blade Finish: DLC (Diamond Like Coating), Black Polished
  • Handle Thickness: 0.33"
  • Sheath: Kydex
  • Weight: 1.9 oz.
  • Made in Japan
Semi-Custom
Semi-Custom
Semi-Custom or Mid-Tech knives are knives produced by a process in which the designer has more direct--but not complete--involvement; parts of these knives may still have been made by others.
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.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles
Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability and look and feel great.
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Simar
Toronto, Canada
Jul 21, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Rockstead perfection
Another fantastic blade that is sharp and durable and is my edc. It is the sharpest factory knife I have ever bought. For those that are concerned about the making your own Rockstead strop, I didn't make one, I just use my normal one to keep the edge happy.
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