V-4.5 - No Finger Choil
This variant of the Vendetta 4.5 ditches the full sized finger choil, in favor of a smaller grinding choil and longer cutting edge length. The Vendetta 4.5", or V-4.5 is the more compact cousin of the V-5.5 and features aggressively functional styling and the highest quality materials possible, for a fighting style knife that won't let you down. Although the V-4.5 is optimally designed for a more narrow hand, it is still fully functional for a hand up to the large side of medium. The ergonomic handles and very pronounced guard provide excellent retention in a variety of positions, to keep your grip confident and on target during high stress situations. The attractive radius machined spine provides additional security, giving you better axial control over the knife, while being subtle enough to not create hot spots. Taking a look at the pommel, you'll find a low profile glass/skull breaker feature tucked neatly out of the way until you need it. Although it will not be sharpened, the first production run of the V-4.5 also features a fully sharpenable swedge grind, in the event your situation calls for more slashing/penetration potential.
Production and Delivery Information:
- Preordering will be extremely limited at 100 units and each first production knife will be individually numbered.
- The V-4.5 is starting production soon. For the most up to date information check our Production Schedule page.
- For the first time ever we have complete control over the production process and everything is working toward a common goal. Even though we are still getting caught up, new orders will not take nearly as long as previous preorders have.
A bit about the steel used in SURVIVE! Knives:
CPM-3V is a high alloyed tool steel, made using the Crucible Particle Metallurgy process, that has a very high impact toughness and excellent edge holding. Being made with the CPM process, this steel is also very resistant to lateral stress (flex) breakage, making it a perfect choice for a high performance, hard use knife. CPM-3V is not a stainless alloy and can stain if not cared for. Check out the CPM-3V Data Sheet
CruForge V is a high performance carbon steel option. This steel is very tough and the small amounts of chromium and vanadium in the alloy result in increased edge holding. This steel is susceptible to rust and corrosion, which is why we offer these blades with a Cerakote finish. Check out the CruForge V data sheet.
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