Cold Steel 4.5″ Roach Belly Fixed Blade Knife

20RBC Cold Steel

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Cold Steel 4.5″ Roach Belly Fixed Blade Knife

Weight: 2.6 oz.
Blade Thickness: 2.5mm
Blade Length: 4-1/2″
Blade Steel: German 4116 Stainless Cryo Quenched
Handle Length/Material: 4″ High Impact Polypropylene
Overall Length: 8-1/2″
Additional Features: Secure-Ex Sheath
Knife Type: Fixed
Blade Shape: Trailing Point

Historically, the Roach-Bellied knife was a short blade with a pronounced upswept curve and a sharp point that saw popularity in 17th century Britain and the American Colonies. It was most likely named after the common Roach Fish, which had a similarly round curving belly. Cold Steels model is a nod to the Black Powder Community, which has continued to appreciate the Roach Bellys economy, versatility and effectiveness. The hollow ground blade is made of sub-zero quenched German 4116 Stainless steel, expertly heat treated to RC 56-57, and given a sharp edge that’s easy to maintain. Instead of the traditional wood handle, ours is made of a tough injection molded polymer, making the Roach Belly considerably more weatherproof than historical examples – not swelling, shrinking, rotting or cracking like its wooden counterparts. The Roach Belly comes complete with a durable polymer sheath, making it a breeze to carry all day or on extended hunting or camping adventures.

Manufacturer Model # CS-20RBC
UPC 705442006688
Case Quantity 1
Weight 0.40 lbs
Carton Dimensions 11.5 × 1.5 × 5.75 in
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