Mineral Mountain Hatchet Works MMHW 5160 Sleeve Knife w/ Custom Micro Kryptek Kydex
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New Sleeve Knife that I made a taco style sheath for. Not a lot of retention on this knife but no rattle and it wont fall out... The sheath is made from .080 Kryptek Kydex. The eyelets are set for a small Tek Lok (not included). The Tek Lok can mount in the vertical, scout and modified scout positions as well as left or right hand pull.
Sheath is built to this knife.
6-3/8” overall with a 3-1/8” blade that is 3/16 in thickness and 7/8” at widest point.
Ted Frizzell, the master Arkansas knife maker behind Mineral Mountain Hatchet Works, has over 35 years experience producing some of the finest handmade working grade knives and custom handmade knives available. He has created well over 6000 knives, 2500 axes, and 600 swords. Ted has become well known for his hardworking big bowies and swords both nationally and internationally. Satisfaction guaranteed.
MMHW is a second generation shop. We offer over 40 years of combined experience producing extreme usage cutlery and full bore field ready tools you can count on. We will make you a custom knife; but, we do not add 'bells and whistles' that only drive the price of the knife or axe up. Function is our byword. If it does not function there is no fun; and if it isnt fun then it probably doesnt function.
5160 is a common spring steel, basically 1060 with one per-cent of chromium added to make it deep hardening. ... An excellent steel for swords, or any other blade that will have to take some battering.
The 5160 has chromium added which makes it stronger to impact, holds an edge longer but can rust if not kept dry. ... It is essentially a simple spring steel with chromium added for hardenability. It has good edge holding, but is known especially for its outstanding toughness (like L-6).
5160 A steel popular with forgers, it is extremely popular now and a very high-end steel. It is essentially a simple spring steel with chromium added for hardenability. It has good edge holding, but is known especially for its outstanding toughness (like L-6). Often used for swords (hardened in the low 50s Rc) because of its toughness, and is also used for hard use knives (hardened up near the 60s Rc).