Kershaw Deschutes Caper Stonewashed D2 Green Rubber Fixed Blade 1882

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Built with economy and performance at the fore, the Deschutes line from Kershaw offers first-class design and performance for hunting and skinning tasks. High traction rubber grips give comfort and traction in adverse conditions while the D2 tool steel blades provides enhanced cutting ability ideal for outdoor use. This caper has a slim build and purpose driven design while still being versatile for utility work. Brand new, direct from Kershaw Knives. Blade: A slender blade of stonewashed D2 tool steel comes in a clip point profile with good belly and a full flat grind for excellent slicing. Jimping fore and aft of the peak of the clip pairs with the generous choil to deliver the optimal control needed for caping work. Handle: Wrapping the tang of the blade the rubber handle comes with diamond texturing for solid traction and control even when wet. Scallops near the blade allow a comfortable grip for thumb pressure on the flat of the blade for precision work. Carries via a polymer sheath with snap closure and reversible nylon drop loop. D2 Tool Steel: Used as a die cutting steel since WW II, D2 offers a good combination of hardness and wear resistance with moderate toughness and stain resistance. High chromium content for a tool steel (10-13%) gives D2 better corrosion resistance than most high carbon steels.
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