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Razel Folders PR

PRESS RELEASE

For immediate release.

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

Fax: 503-682-9680 E-mail: info@crkt.com

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

The successful CRKT® Razel™ Folder series features the Graham

razor/chisel concept in a folder, resulting in the hardest-working knives

we have ever made.

Our Columbia River Knife & Tool® (CRKT®) fixed-blade Razel™ series designed by Jon

Graham of Graham Knives in Cleveland, Tennessee, has captured the attention of every

craftsman who has seen them. But many insisted that we make folding versions, so they could

whip out the knife for a task, open it with one hand, make the cut, close it with one hand, and

clip it back into their pocket or work apron without looking down for a sheath. We had to

admit it was faster, so Graham Knives went to work and these folders are the result.

Because we know that craftsmen respect a quality tool, we decided to make these models

using premium 8Cr13MoV stainless steel blades and top-of-the-line scale materials.

Removable stainless steel clips are included on all models.

We believe the Folding Razel™ is the most comfortable knife we have made yet. It’s a full-

size working knife with stainless steel InterFrame build and hand-contoured black and white

swirled Micarta® scales, with a slightly curved 3.13” main cutting edge and 1.25” chisel tip

edge. The handle has a rounded cross section, deep finger choil, and pommel swell, plus grip

notches at the finger tips and friction grooves at the thumb. This is a knife you can use for

hours on end without discomfort.

Integrated into the design is the patented1 LAWKS® safety, which effectively converts the

Folding Razel into a virtual fixed blade— very reassuring when you are using your knife for

difficult and tiring tasks.

It is also available with our exclusive patented2 Veff™ Serrations for the fastest possible

cutting of rope, webbing, strapping, hose, and vegetation.

Here’s custom knife quality in a very affordable work tool.

The Stubby Folding Razel™ is a short little frame lock with straight cutting edges of 2.0”

and 0.923”. The blade is easily opened with either hand, thanks to dual knurled thumb studs.

The hand-contoured ram horn scales swell to fit securely in your palm. Three stainless steel

back spacers yield an easily cleaned open build. This is the perfect tool to use for any

precision cutting task, such as shaving just a few thousandths of an inch from a woodworking

cut, or cleaning up the inside corners of a mortise. And it is strong enough with hefty liners, a

0.13” thick blade, a deep finger choil and ample thumb friction grooves, to handle any rough

cutting job, too. Whether you’re a woodworker, electrician, mechanic, sculptor, or home

hobbyist, you’ll become attached to this little guy.

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Folding Razel

Razor-Sharp Cutting Edges

Width: 0.923” (23 mm)

Length: 2.0” (51 mm)

Thickness: 0.13” (3.3 mm)

Steel: 8Cr13MoV, 58-59 HRC

Handle length: 3.25” (83 mm)

Overall length: 5.25” (133 mm)

4.4 oz. (125 g)

$49.99 US

4020RH:

Blade:

Closed:

Open:

Weight:

MSRP:

The Razel Folder series is built to custom knife standards,but is exceptionally

affordable. The Folding Razel has an MSRP of only $59.99, while the smaller Stubby

Folding Razel is priced at just $49.99 MSRP.

The Folding Razel model 4030C is packed in a retail clampack.

1. U.S. Patent No. 5,596,808

2. U.S. Patent No. D559,939

Specifications

Stubby Folding Razel

4030:

4035:

Blade:

Closed:

Open:

Weight:

MSRP:

Razor-Sharp Cutting Edges

Combined Razor-Sharp & Veff Serrated Cutting Edges

Width: 1.25” (32 mm)

Length: 3.13” (79 mm)

Thickness: 0.13” (3.3 mm)

Steel: 8Cr13MoV, 58-59 HRC

Handle length: 4.75” (121 mm)

Overall length: 8.00” (203 mm)

6.1 oz. (173 g)

$59.99 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 www.crkt.com or other reputable web site

purveyors.

www.crkt.com

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