Yoroi Toshi (Armor Piercer)

Product Description for Yoroi Toshi (Armor Piercer)

Maker: Kikuo Matsuda (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 93154
Blade length: 9.00 in.
Cutting edge length: 8.10 in.
Total length: 14.60 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.50 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.25 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.25 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.24 in.
Item weight: 18.00 oz.
Shipment weight: 20.4 oz.
Blade: Hamaguri-ba OU-31 tool steel with a non-reflective disruptive acid finish
Handle: Carved black canvas Micarta set on a full tang
Sheath: Kydex sheath with Tek-Lok belt clip
Description: Renowned Japanese knifemaker Kikuo Matsuda has been grinding blades for over 40 years and is a 5th generation knife grinder. His unique, dramatic grinds are well known throughout the knife industry. His father runs a small workshop in Seki, grinding blades for production knife makers. Kikuo joined his father's business at the age of 15 and learned grinding technique from his father. Kikuo's skill at the grinder has become legendary.
Yoroi Toshi means Armor Piercing blade, and this one has a strong and tough 1/4 inch thick OU-31 blade with hamaguri-ba (convex) grind and a long false edge along the back.
Domed, hand contoured black canvas Micarta scales comprise the handle. Notches at the thumb rest and a hand retaining paracord provide a sure, comfortable grip. Comes with hand fitted Kydex sheath with Tek-Lok belt device.
An all-around excellent choice as a stand-alone blade for extended ventures into unknown territory where every piece of your kit must be absolutely dependable!

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