Whether you are looking for a small hunting knife or an every day carry knife, the Frontier Valley knife is a solid performer that will not let you down. This knife is great for handling small and medium-sized game animals and for field dressing deer-sized game animals as well. It's a perfect knife for every day carry as its size and design lend themselves very well for a variety of tasks.
This knife features A2 tool steel which is an excellent quality cutlery steel. A2 tool steel will take a very keen edge, is abrasive resistant and tough which makes this an excellent knife for aggressive users.
This knife will last for a lifetime if properly taken care of.
The custom quality of every aspect of this knife will impress you! Get one of these highly sought after knives today... You won't be disappointed!
A heavy duty leather pouch sheath is included.
About A2 Carbon Steel
AISI A2 is a carbon steel with the addition of 5% chromium and 1.1% molybdenum, allowing it to quench in still air (A for Air.) While stainless amounts of chromium (12% or more) make tool steel gummy and hard to sharpen, the modest amount of chromium in A2 improves its toughness and abrasion resistance, but imparts only a slight measure of corrosion resistance (like high carbon steel, it will rust and appropriate preventative care must be taken.) During heat treatment the chromium addition combines with some of the carbon in the alloy to form chromium carbides: tough, hard particles dispersed through the steel. These carbides are the primary contributors to A2's celebrated edge retention. A2 is one of the steels that responds well to cryogenic treatment. This extreme cold treatment (-320 degrees F) essentially finishes the original quench, increasing the Steel's toughness without any decrease in hardness. You get increased wear resistance without any increase in brittleness so a cryogenically treated blade will hold its edge longer. You can keep working instead of sharpening. A2 is a great steel that offers a real improvement in edge retention over some of the simpler carbon steels.
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