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Part #: CS27TLTVF | Cold Steel Knives
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CS27TLTVF: 27TLTVF Recon 1 Tanto, Flat Dark Earth G10 Handles
Cold Steel
Now with USA made Carpenter CTS-XHP alloy blade steel featuring DLC coating, the Recon I series continues to set a standard for tactical folding knives that's hard to beat. These tough, dependable knives have been a mainstay in the world of tactical knives for many years, with a hard-earned reputation for reliability and strength.

A popular knife with military and law enforcement personnel, fire and rescue crews, as well as civilians who appreciate a hardworking, dependable tool for any occasion. Sharp as a scalpel and tough as a tank, the Recon series is available with 2, 3, 4, and 5.5-inch blades, and every facet of their construction has been over engineered to make them as strong, durable and effective as humanly possible.

These Cold Steel classics are thin, light, razor sharp and amazingly strong! Every model in this diverse series features the world renowned Tri-Ad lock, making them almost impervious to shock and keeping your precious fingers safe from harm when using your knife in even the most taxing conditions.

From the sturdy little workhorse that is the Micro series to the beastly cutting power of the XL Recon series, and all the knives in between - whatever your mission, the Recon I is there for you!
  • Item Number: 27TLTVF
  • Name: Recon 1 Tanto
  • Blade Length: 4"
  • Closed Length: 5.25"
  • Overall Length: 9.25"
  • Blade Material: CTS XHP Alloy
  • Blade Thickness: 0.12"
  • Blade Style: Tanto
  • Blade Finish: DLC Coating
  • Handle Material: Flat Dark Earth G10
  • Handle Thickness: 0.50"
  • Locking Mechanism: Lockback
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Left/Right Carry
  • Weight: 5.1 oz.
  • Made in Taiwan
The lockback system has been used for many decades. It can usually be found on the knife spine and it provides a strong lockup that will wear well.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
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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Acorn Pest Control
May 27, 2017
Pros: Weight, Overall Quality, None
Cons: Pocket Clip
Rattler killer!
I recently used a Recon Tanto to cut off a rattlers head while Exterminating in the local mountains. Pinned it down with a flathead shovel due only one there and cut off his head with him flipping his rattlers at me.
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