A must for every hunter is this four-part hunting knife with his genuine staghorn scales and the blades of the high performance steel AISI 440 A. This has a Rockwell hardness of 56-58 HRC and is of course rustproof. A powerful blade, a large sword, a Aufbrechklinge and a handy corkscrew leave nothing to be desired.
- Blade length: 9.0 cm
- Handle length: 11,0 cm
- Length open: 20.0 cm
- Weight: 156 g
This steel is very often used due to its rust resistance for everyday knife. For the high chromium content of up to 18% makes. This steel is also characterized by a very high hardness, approximately 56-59 Rockwell. The hardness is determined by the Mischungsverhätnis on Carbon shares. However, the disadvantage of the most hard steels is the lack of edge retention. With frequent use, you must sharpen the blade regularly.
440 steels are divided into 3 subtypes:
- 440 A: Carbon content about 0.55%, chromium 14%, about 56 HRC Rockwell
- 440 B: Carbon content about 0.90%, chromium about 18%, about 56 - 57 HRC Rockwell
- 440 C: carbon content approximately 1.05%, chromium about 17%, about 58-59 HRC Rockwell
Horn material is used for many years for knife handles. Especially for hunters it is very popular. The rough surface ensures a good grip position even with gloves or wet hands, without being uncomfortable.
Since horn is a natural material, each knife is unique. It is subject to an aging process and the appearance may vary from the picture!