Cold Steel 11HLS Hold Out Tri-Ad Lock Folding Knife (4 Inch AUS 8A Serrated Blade) G10 Handle
SKU: CS11HLS MPN: 11HLS
Oso Grande Price: $68.99
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Cold Steel 11HLS Hold Out, Large, Serrated. For many years now Cold Steel has been fascinated with the Black Knife or Skean Dhu (Gaelic) of the ancient Scottish warriors. Used as a utility or back-up knife and worn under the sleeve, tucked inside a jacket or slipped into the top of a stocking it was thin, flat "pointy" and light as a feather. Now Cold Steel is proud to offer you our latest interpretation of this timeless knife in the form of an updated Tactical folder we call the Hold Out. Available in several sizes to meet just about anyone's needs, they offer a number of contemporary variations and refinements at a very affordable price.Each blade is made of our tried and true AUS 8A Stainless Steel, and like its ancient predecessor's, features a thin, acutely pointed tip that's sharp as the proverbial needle. And it glides effortlessly through even the most puncture resistant materials while remaining remarkably resistant to breakage. Adding to their value and wicked effectiveness, each knife has been precisely and beautifully hollow ground before being honed by hand to a razor edge that will fling hairs from your arm like magic.The handles of our Hold Out series are also reminiscent of their ancient forbearers. Fashioned from the finest American made G-10 laminate, they offer a palm hugging profile and a thin, flat cross section that resists rolling or twisting in the palm while remaining comfortable and versatile enough to accommodate a wide variety of gripping styles. To protect your fingers from our Hold Out's remarkably sharp blades, each knife comes with our record breaking Tri-Ad lock. Proven to way out perform the competition in the most brutal tests imaginable, it's simply the best lock available for folding knives at any price. For discreet carry and immediate access, the Hold Outs are supplied with polished stainless steel pocket clips and thumb studs on the blade. This arrangement allows a wide variety of carry options as well as lightning quick, one-handed deployment.
- Overall Length: 9.0"
- Blade Length: 4.0"
- Blade Thickness: 3.5 mm
- Closed Length: 5.0"
- Steel: Japanese AUS 8A Stainless Steel
- Handle Material: G-10
- Weight: 4.2 oz.
- Clip: Stainless Pocket/Belt Clip
- Tip Carry: Up
- Made in Taiwan
My only complaint is that the one handed opening is a little stiff due to it's design. I lubed it with some tufglide which eased up the one handed opening quite a bit. Overall, I am very happy with this knife which is my dedicated self defense knife.