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Kommer 2-Shot/Surf N Turf PR


For immediate release.

Contacts: Rod Bremer, Lindsey Phelps, 1-800-891-3100 or 503-685-5015

Fax: 503-682-9680 E-mail:

Tualatin, Oregon, U.S.A.— January 19, 2010

The CRKT® Kommer 2-Shot® & Surf ’N Turf®:

One is a versatile hunting knife/sheath system, the other is a

folding fillet knife that’s also a great big game boning knife.

Russ Kommer keeps coming up with ideas for high-value knives and tools that every hunter

and fisherman needs. We at Columbia River Knife & Tool® (CRKT®) are excited about these

two proven products which were inspired by his years of experience as an Alaskan guide.

One of Russ Kommer’s favorite custom knife/sheath packages is the 2-Shot®. He has used it

daily in the field as a hunting guide in Alaska and around the world. Russ says, “I’ve always

preferred a smaller semi-skinner, even for the biggest of game. You just use the hump near the

end of the blade to locate your index finger. And the blade is short enough that you can work

inside the animal and feel where you are at all times.”

The skinner has a full-tang fixed blade of 12C27 Sandvik stainless steel with stainless steel

bolsters, both mirror polished for ease of cleaning. Hand-finished orange G10 handles are

fitted with stainless steel pins. Blade length is 3.15”.

Russ explains the sheath; “For me, a horizontal sheath makes getting around easier. It

doesn’t interfere with your rifle or back pack waist strap, and it’s not always banging the bush

plane, pickup, or fouling the pack horse guide rope. I’ve been making two-shell custom

sheaths for years. I never carry a box of shells out of camp . . . usually just a magazine and the

two cartridges in my sheath. They won’t rattle around, and the two pockets will handle

ammunition from .243 up to .338. No matter what happens, you’ll always have those two

shells to get you home.” The sheath is convertible for left or right carry.

MSRP for this custom-quality knife/sheath package is only $99.99.

When Russ Kommer sent us his new folder prototype, those of us who are salmon and halibut

fishermen saw an exquisite folding fillet knife. However, those who love to hunt could only

see the perfect boning knife for deer, elk, caribou, and moose. Because this knife does both

jobs very well, we had to name it the Kommer Surf ’N Turf®.

It owes its versatility to the slender upturned 5.0” blade of high-carbon 5Cr13MoV stainless

steel, which gives the blade toughness and flexibility. It is high-taper-ground to perform

smooth, accurate slicing, and mirror polished for best stain resistance. Dual grooved thumb

studs allow fast either-hand opening.

We have used our rigid InterFrame build on the Surf ’N Turf, with two stainless steel liners,

one locking, and a full-length stainless steel back spacer at the spine, which is completely


2-Shot® Sheath (included with knife)


Overall length: 6.0” (152 mm)

Width: 3.0” (76 mm)

Weight: 4.9 oz. (139 g)

Surf ’N Turf®







Length: 3.15” (80 mm)

Thickness: 0.114” (2.9 mm)

Steel: 12C27 Sandvik, 59-61 HRC

Overall length: 7.30” (185 mm)

3.8 oz. (108 g)

$99.99 US

smooth for ease of cleaning. Scales are hand-shaped black Micarta® as found on the finest

custom knives. There is a removable mirror-polished custom stainless steel pocket/gear clip.

We believe that the serious outdoorsman will immediately recognize the quality and value.

And many will use it both for fishing and hunting. MSRP is only $49.99.

The Surf ’N Turf is available in retail clampack as the 3075C.


2-Shot® Skinner







Razor-Sharp Cutting Edge

Length: 5.0” (127 mm)

Thickness: 0.07” (1.8 mm)

Steel: 5Cr13MoV, 55-57 HRC

Overall length: 11.50” (292 mm)

Handle length: 6.50” (165 mm)

5.5 oz. (156 g)

$49.99 US

All CRKT knives are protected by the CRKT Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Columbia River Knife & Tool is dedicated to producing knives, tools, and accessories

of uncompromising quality and selling them at affordable prices. CRKT products are

distributed through specialty retail, sporting goods and cutlery stores that offer customers

knowledgeable service and are available from or other reputable web site


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