Sharp to the point, this Knives Of Alaska (KOA) Trekker Series Elk Hunter Knife makes an excellent choice for skinning and field dressing big game. Scalpel like sharpness throughout the blade makes the Elk Hunter a skinning knife that is up for the job. Not limited to skinning only, the Elk Hunter will come in handy around camp too.
A cutting blade made of surgical stainless steel with a very small angled back hone, a small grind angle, a small angled front hone, and a reduced size included angle, which has an increased hardness that results in a longer lasting narrow edge geometry blade that has a reasonable cost with increased durability and accuracy, providing greater cutting precision, productivity and net yields, while reducing the compression of the blade and processing downtime.
Material is an air hardened tool steel, which offers good corrosion resistance and excellent mileage in wear resistance. This is a good choice for hard use applications.
Full Tang -
The term full tang means that the knife and sword is one solid piece with the two handle pieces are pinned on to the blade, one on each side. This is the strongest of the tang types. Half tang knives go the length of the knife handle, but only half the width of it.
Specifications and Features:
Knives of Alaska Trekker series Elk Hunter fixed blade knife
3.25" drop point plain blade
D2 tool stainless steel blade, 59-60 HRC
8.25" overall length
Black Suregrip handle
Integral finger guard
18 degree to 20 degree bevel
Leather sheath included
Limited lifetime warranty