Because the type of blade can also be used as. Shovel -Axe -Anchor or as leverage. This type of Russian blade is known as "Vitalis" named after a Russian explorer who designed these type of blades while his journey to the Mexican desert of Wirikuta. Even though this is a large knife is very light and reliable, strong steel with a cutout to reduce weight.
Easy to use as a fire striker. Cutout can be used as wire cutter with a wire cutter attachment (not included).
Cutout also can be used to shape and improvise bow arrows. 2 inch serrated side allows straight wood cuts. Easy to use to split fire logs. Capable to chop small trees. Capable to dig holes and stay sharp.
Stainless Steel 65kh13 (65H13) 65x13 Mate. The hardness of steel 56HRC. Total length 12 inch -(305mm). Blade length 7-1/8 inch -(180mm).
Handle length 4-7/8 inch -(123mm). Tang thickness of the Handle 3/16 inch -(4.9mm). Tang thickness of the blade 1/8 inch -(4mm).
Weight without sheath 5.2 oz -(430g). The item "Russian Special Custom Survival Knife Warrior Hunting Fishing Ships from USA" is in sale since Wednesday, November 28, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "alexitogr" and is located in Boone, Iowa. This item can be shipped to United States.