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- Stonewashed tanto blade
- Machined hard anodized aluminum and stainless steel handle
- 4-position clip
|Blade Length||3.47" (88.14 mm)|
|Blade Thickness||0.175" (4.44 mm)|
|Closed Length||4.993" (126.82 mm)|
|Handle||6063-T5 Al, 2Cr13|
|Style||Folding Knife w/Frame Lock|
|Overall Length||8.5" (215.9 mm)|
That’s just how it is for this tactical masterpiece knife built by CRKT®. Texas designer Robert Carter did his state and nation proud. Folding tactical knife with frame lock and blade flipper - featuring a black, stonewashed tanto blade; machined hard anodized aluminum & stainless steel handle; and 4-position clip.
The 2-Stage™ Compact is part of the exclusive Ruger® knife line; the line includes designs for everyday carry, hunting, tactical uses and self-preparedness. The knives are crafted in varying sizes and finishes, with an assortment of blade edges.
Developed by five master knife-smiths who combined their knowledge of the art with aesthetic details from Ruger® firearms, the line offers unique knives with the important features that every good knife should have. These knives are purpose built to be durable and highly functional in the environments where Ruger® customers will expect them to perform.
Manufactured by CRKT® under license from Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc.
When you come from a long line of knife makers, it’s hard not to have it rub off on you. For Robert, this happened at an early age. Since childhood, he’s always been fascinated with aircraft and lines that have a speed-of-sound look to them. Taking traditional cues from his father, Joe Pardue, and grandfather, Mel Pardue, he creates knives that have a progressive design such as the Jettison™. Robert has definitely earned his design stripes in the family. But that doesn’t mean anyone’s backing away from the shop’s machine for him anytime soon.