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 1/4, and the blade is saber ground. An aggressive thumb grip is provided on the back of the blade 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. The Sheath is made of bark-tanned leather with stainless steel reinforcing at the wear points and has a strap-and-snap retainer. Made by Hanwei. Features: - Forged HWS-1K Steel - Corrosion Resistant - Edge Holding/Ease of Sharpening Specifications: - Overall: 9" - Blade Length: 4 1/2" - Weight: 9 oz - Blade Steel: HWS-1K - Hrc Edge: 58-60 HRc - Handle Material: Stacked Leather
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