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Cold Steel "Recon 1" Pocket Knife (Tanto Point Plain Edge)

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You might as well buy a good bandanna for your head if you start carrying this Cold Steel tactical knife. It will be hard to keep your inner-Rambo from busting free when you pull this blade from its handy pocket clip. But don't worry - with this Teflon-coated, vacuum heat-treated blade, you can do everything Rambo did and more.

  • Blade Length: 4"
  • Blade Thickness: 3.5 mm
  • Overall Length: 9 3/8"
  • Steel: Japanese AUS 8A Stainless w/ Black Teflon(r) Finish
  • Weight: 5.3 oz
  • Handle: 5 3/8" Long G-10
  • Pocket Clip: Stainless Pocket / Belt Clip
Closed Length
5.375 inches
Blade Length
4.0 inches
Blade Material
Stainless Steel (AUS8A)
Blade Edge
Lock Type
Tri-Ad Lock
Assisted Open
Handle Material
Total Length
9.375 inches
Blade Color
Sheath Included
Pocket Clip Included
Knife Type
Knife Weight
5.3 ounces
Handle Color
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Model Number: 27TLT
Catalog Number: 314173
Item Title: Cold Steel "Recon 1" Pocket Knife (Tanto Point Plain Edge)
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from Rockville, Md.
Blade is excellent and extremely sharp. The grip is very sturdy, non-slip and fits the hand perfectly. May not be good for women as it takes a lot of pressure on the unlocking mechanism to re-fold the blade. All in all excellent quality for a very reasonable price.
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from New York, NY
Recon 1 Clip Point Knives is really really good and I love it. Very comfortable handle grip and easy pocket and Tanto point is really good to cut anything and it sharpest blade ever buy one for yourself.
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from Bella Vista, AR
This is a knife! It's huge, overbuilt, and heavy. But one of the best I've ever held in my hands. It's not for everyday carry, but it doesn't stop me from trying! The grip on the handle is like sandpaper, the ergonomics are great, and the locking mechanism is bulletproof. My only complaint is not enough jimping on the handle. If you need a folder that performs like a fixed blade, this is the one for you.
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from San Diego, CA
Nice knike, thought it would come sharper from the factory, but I solved that problem, the finish, scratched the first time I used it.
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from Las Vegas
Great product, great steel. Perfect tactical or utility knife
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Alternate Description

Cold Steel is known for having some of the strongest knives in the business and this badass tactical folder takes that reputation to the max. Strong as an ox and tough as a chain saw, this tactical folder is made from imported Japanese AUS 8A stainless steel that\'s been vacuum heat treated. This knife is coated in teflon, ensuring that it won\'t rust and decreasing glare so you can keep your eyes on what you\'re cutting. It also comes with a cool stainless steel pocket clip for easy carry.

Cold Steel is famous for raising the bar in the knife industry and our Recon 1(r) tactical folders are setting a standard that\'s hard to beat. Why? Because they are as tough as nails and will cut like a chain saw! Every facet of their construction has been over engineered to make them as strong, durable and effective as humanly possible. The blades are made out of imported Japanese AUS 8A stainless steel that\'s been vacuum heat treated and sub-zero quenched and the handles feature G-10 laminate scales artfully contoured and scalloped for a terrific non slip grip. Plus, they are held together by the latest in high strength mechanical fasteners and further anchored by a 6061 heat-treated spacer. To compliment their super tough blades and handles they are equipped with our revolutionary Tri Ad lock(r) (see page 4), which practically precludes lock failure.

To compliment their tactical mission we have given each blade a tough, black, Teflon(r) finish. Our testing has shown this coating offers three major advantages for tactical blades. First, it helps the blade to resist rust. Second, it eliminates glare and light reflections, which may give its user away. And third, it\'s a superior lubricant, which causes the blade to slip through even tough material with markedly less friction. This means you can cut deeper and far longer than with a non-Teflon(r) coated blade. To make the Recon 1(r) as easy to open and carry as possible we have equipped each knife with a thumb disc and small extra strong pocket clip. This clip is completely ambidextrous so lefties please take note. What\'s more its small size doesn\'t abrade or irritate the palm under protracted use.

Thin, light, sharp and incredibly tough, the Recon 1(r) is willing and able to aid you on your next mission!

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