Columbia River CRKT Folts Minimalist Tanto Neck Knife Fixed (2.13 Inch Bead Blast Plain Blade) G10 Handle + Zytel Sheath 2386
2386: Folts Minimalist Tanto Fixed Blade Neck Knife
Columbia River (CRKT) Knives
Alan Folts is a knifemaker and metalworker in Greenville, N.C., who makes a remarkable range of custom objects, including titanium chopsticks. His Minimalist® neck knives have proven to be very popular, so we are now offering three CRKT production versions.
They are very small and lightweight knives which give surprising comfort and control, thanks to the unusual geometry of the full-tang blades, aided by three finger choils, friction grooves for the thumb, hand-contoured green-black Micarta® scales, and a braided fob. Unlike many small neck knives, this handle is really functional for a wide variety of daily cutting tasks.
Each Minimalist comes with a custom-fitted Zytel® sheath and neck paracord for inverted carry as a neck knife. The knife is held securely in place by a positive detent which locks the base of the blade in place for maximum safety. Because the knife and sheath weigh about two ounces together, it is a personal carry you will barely notice.
Minimalist® Tanto. The 2.125" Tanto blade shape is very strong because of the strong central spine of metal which extends nearly to the tip. This version has a straight Razor-Sharp front edge, which allows push cutting, and a concave main edge which feeds material into the edge for fast cutting.
True to their name, these really are minimal fixed blades, but they are also the most useful for their size that we have seen. And they are certainly a great value, which explains why the Minimalist family continues to grow.
Columbia River Knife & Tool - 2386 Specifications:
- Overall Length:5.13 in.
- Blade Length:2.125 in.
- Blade Thickness:0.11 in.
- Blade Material:5Cr15MoV Stainless Steel
- Blade Hardness:55-57 RC
- Blade Style:Tanto
- Blade Grind:Hollow Ground
- Blade Finish:Bead Blast
- Edge Type:PlainEdge
- Handle Length:2.875 in.
- Handle Thickness:0.43 in.
- Handle Material:Micarta
- Handle Color:Green
- Weight:1.60 oz.
- Carry Method:Zytel Sheath
- Knife Type:Fixed Blade
- Model:Folts Minimalist Tanto
- Model Number:2386
- Designer:Alan Folts
- Made in China
Thanks for promptly sending out the knife. The knife is excellent and the stag handles are better than I had hoped. I am extremely pleased with the knife. Thanks for having that last one in stock. This will be my EDC knife now.
-Rusty N - New Straitsville, OH
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