Cold Steel Tiger Claw Folding Karambit (3 Inch CTS-XHP Serrated Blade) G10 Handles 22KFS
Oso Grande Price: $119.95
22KFS: Tiger Claw Karambit Folder (XHP Serrated Blade)
Cold Steel Knives
The Cold Steel Tiger Claw represents the future of folding Karambit design!
Created by celebrated custom-knife maker Andrew Demko, this exciting multi-functional folder is simply overflowing with design innovations!
The hawkbill style blade was designed following Andrew Demko's extensive testing and experimentation as a journeyman electrician and engineer. When making his own multi-purpose handmade work knives, he made his own karambit/hawkbill hybrid blade that could cut rope, cable, wire and anything else his vocation threw in his path.
This knife served him well through years of hard use, and, when tasked by Cold Steel to develop his own take on a folding Karambit, this blade shape immediately came to mind.
Replicating Andrew's original blade design but in premium XHP steel, the Tiger Claw offers the tactical cutting and slashing performance of the Filipino and Indonesian fighting karambit with the utility and function of a working man's hawkbill.
With the patented Demko thumb-plate, the Tiger Claw offers a fully ambidextrous fast draw from the pocket either in a saber grip or a traditional blade-down karambit grip, deploying the blade with lightning fast ease!
Made with his signature minimalist style, Demko's Tiger Claw features a slim line CNC machined US G10 handle, a matte black aluminum ring and perhaps most excitingly of all, the all new locking system! The uniquely modified Tri-Ad locking system features all of the strength, reliability and performance of the world famous Tri-Ad lock, but with fully ambidextrous one-handed forward release opening - making this knife a breeze to open and close with one hand regardless of how you choose to carry or deploy it!
Cold Steel Knives - 22KFS Specifications:
- Overall Length:9.00 in.
- Blade Length:3.00 in.
- Blade Thickness:3.5 mm
- Blade Material:Carpenter CTS XHP Alloy
- Blade Style:Hawkbill
- Blade Grind:Hollow
- Blade Finish:Satin
- Edge Type:Serrated
- Handle Length:6.0 in.
- Handle Material:G-10
- Handle Color:Black
- Weight:5.10 oz.
- Pocket Clip:Ambidextrous - Tip Up
- Knife Type:Manual
- Opener:Thumb Plate
- Lock Type:Modified Tri-Ad Lock
- Brand:Cold Steel
- Designer:Andrew Demko
- Country of Origin:Taiwan
I find the best way to carry is in back pocket - that way when deployed quickly the angle of draw will ensure more consistent deployment of blade and orient the blade in hand optimally without flipping. Highly recomended. The team at oso Grande is superb - I have not had better service anywhere.
Bought couple of knives from osogrande knives. Knives we're packaged well, with boxes in perfect shape. Bought Spyderco Introvert recently. Great knife, best price around. Shipping was the fastest, but far, of any knife company I have used. Will certainly use them for any knife purchase in future.
--Garth - Marshall, NC
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