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2017 CRKT® Rune™

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Contact: Lindsey Phelps, 1-800-891-3100 or 503-685-5015
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Tualatin, Oregon, U.S.A — January 17, 2017

New tactical axe built in Viking tradition, for a 21st century battlefield.

CRKT® is releasing the Rune™ compact tactical axe. Designed by Ryan Johnson of Chattanooga, Tennessee, it’s remarkably lightweight, and what it lacks in bulk, it makes up for in versatility. When going headlong into a dicey situation, the Rune™ will lead the way.

Johnson is proud owner of RMJ Tactical, and applied his 30 years of tomahawk design prowess to come up with the Rune™. It’s infused with the practicality of a mean SWAT tactical tool, and wrapped in ancient Nordic design. With a practically indestructible 6.7” carbon steel head with a black powder finish, it’s equipped with a utility spike and a notch at the base of the head for chocking up.

To ensure exceptional grip, the handle is made with glass-reinforced nylon and has two lashing points for carrying versatility. The MOLLE compatible sheath is likewise made with glass-reinforced nylon and features a buckle strap that elevates utility. It’s ideal even if you find yourself on the battlefield in the pouring rain…or worse.

Johnson sought to create a badass showpiece that was fit for the history books. What he created was a remarkably capable contemporary take on a Viking’s best battlefield friend.

When you find yourself face-to-face with trouble, the Rune™ has your back.

The Rune™ manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $150.00

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Product Specifications

SKU: 2737
Blade: Length: 6.688” (169.8 mm)
Edge: Axe Edge w/Beard Steel: SK5 Carbon Steel
Finish: Black Powder
Thickness: 0.182” (4.6 mm)
Overall: 12.0” (304.8 mm)
Weight: 24 oz. (680.3 g)
Handle: Glass-Reinforced Nylon
Style: Compact Tactical Axe
Sheath: Material: Glass-Reinforced Nylon
Weight: 4.7 oz. (133.2 g)

Founded in 1994, CRKT® is the industry’s premier brand of knives, tools, and lifestyle accessories, with a reputation for innovative design. For more information, call: (800) 891-3100, email: [email protected]