Forged from a high alloy steel (HWS-1K) proprietary to Hanwei, with an edge hardness of 58-60HRc and excellent corrosion resistance, edge holding and ease of sharpening. The blade thickness is 3/16, and the blade is flat ground. An aggressive thumb grip is provided on the back of the blade and a finger groove is provided at the choil for blade control. The Tang is very substantial, terminating in a short thread at the pommel. The stacked leather handle employs bark tanned leather and is secured by a sleeve nut at the pommel. The guard and pommel are investment cast in stainless steel.
Sheath is made in bark tanned leather with stainless steel reinforcing at the wear points and is pouch type.
Specifications and Features:
Forged HWS-1K Steel
Edge Holding/Ease of Sharpening
Blade Length: 4"
Weight: 6 oz
Blade Steel: HWS-1K
Hrc Edge: 58-60 HRc
Handle Material: Stacked Leather