It has been speculated the sheepfoot formed blade originated with mariners who discovered the rounded tip particularly useful when the knife was unintentionally dropped (suppose engaged on a ship in pitching seas) because it could not stab the foot when hitting the deck. It is also been hypothesized that commanding officers on these ships most well-liked rambunctious hardworking sailors carry knives with out pointed ideas, particularly whereas in port blowing off steam after months at sea. Spyderco’s Rescue knives are lengthy favored by seafarers and the design has since been embraced by rescue employees, EMT’s and ranchers-anyone chopping round flesh in an emergency. Now accessible in a rustproof model, the Atlantic Salt is a modified Rescue made with state-of-the-art non-rusting H1 metal. H1 is a precipitation-hardened metal containing nitrogen as an alternative of carbon, which can not rust. The hollow-ground blade is accessible PlainEdged or SpyderEdged with each configurations providing exceptional chopping efficiency in and round recent and saltwater. Textured with a Volcano Grip sample, the molded fiberglass strengthened nylon (FRN) deal with is available in black or seen marine yellow outfitted with a reversible titanium pocket clip for proper or left- handed use. We suggest threading a thong or lanyard twine by means of the lanyard gap for back-up retention round water, the place as soon as dropped, a knife is commonly irretrievable or misplaced.
- SALT SERIES – The Salt Sequence tackles rust by means of the groundbreaking use of nitrogen-based blade steels like H-1 and LC200N. The result’s a various number of knives which can be extremely proof against corrosion.
- FRN HANDLE – Fiberglass Bolstered Nylon is a polymer combined with glass fiber then injection molded into shaped and textured light-weight high-strength knife handles.
- HOLLOW GRIND – It comes with bevels which can be floor with a concave radius. The bevels could lengthen the complete width of the blade (full hole grind) or solely a portion of its width.
- SPYDEREDGE BLADE – Spyderco’s two-step serration patterns consisting of 1 giant and two small serrations. The sample will increase the leading edge’s floor space by as much as 24%.
- SPECIFICATIONS – Closed Size (Inches): 4.59, General Size (Inches): 8.27, Blade Size (Inches):3.68, Blade Metal: H-1, Grind: Hole