You have never seen anything that compares to United Cutlery's M48 Cyclone Fixed Blade Knife. The 8.25 inch cast 2Cr13 stainless steel blade has been crafted into a spiraling masterpiece of design, using temperatures up to 1,030° F, which gives it a hardness of 48 HRC. The three spiraling cutting edges come down to an incredibly sharp piercing point. As with all M48 knives, the glass fiber reinforced nylon handle gives you a strong and secure grip. The Cyclone also features a solid stainless steel hand guard and skull crusher pommel. The blade slides into a custom Vortec TPR belt sheath that fits like a glove and is virtually indestructible. This fixed blade is 13.50 inches in overall length.