For all you lefties out, there check out this new, beefy every day carry knife from DPx Gear. The HEAT/F is the smaller brother to the HEST/F, one of DPx’s best selling knives. It features a black coated D2 tool steel blade and OD green G10 handle with a stonewashed titanium frame lock. It’s got the RotoBlock system in the frame lock which prevents overtravel and allows you to lock the knife open for fixed blade strength. If you’re looking for a great pocket knife that is compact yet ultra reliable, this one is for you. See more information at www.knifecenter.com.
Made to be hammered, abused, and stressed beyond others limits, this Niolox blade will stay sharp though extended use. The comfortable G10 handle is hollow which gives the knife a forward balance point that makes cutting, chopping, and hacking less fatiguing. It also allows for small items to be stored in that handle for survival situations. This is an awesome camping, survival or hunting knife, see more about at www.knifecenter.com.
The DPx Gear HEAT/F folders are small, but trust me – size does not matter with these rugged blades. They were designed by Robert Young Pelton and are backed by his no nonsense, no questions asked warranty. They’re built strong and rugged, with a seriously stout feeling in the hand for such a compact knife. The blade is a superb utility shape and it glides easily into and out of the pocket with a deep carry clip and Titanium frame lock. See all three new models at www.knifecenter.com.
At SHOT Show 2014, we order a cool little knife by DPx Gear and it has finally arrived. The DPx HIT (Handle Inversion Tool) has an integral pivoting blade guard that forms the handle and locks when closed. The design includes a carabiner so you can hook it on a bag and not worry about losing it…ever. It’s made in the U.S.A. by White River Knife & Tool, another brand we are very fond of and, of course, designed by Robert Young Pelton. A unique knife that we are glad to see and is a great addition to any collection or go-bag. See more about it at www.knifecenter.com.
The DPx Gear Hostile Environment Fighting Tool (HEFT) 4, might just be the most balanced knife that DPx offers. It’s discrete enough to keep a low profile, but it’s large enough to handle jobs that would compromise most four-inch knives. The 3.94″ blade is high-performance, German-made Lohmann Niolox stainless steel and is cryo-hardened to a Rockwell Hardness near 60. Lohmann Niolox steel is prized for its ability to hold up to abuse and to retain a cutting edge and this knife has proven that. It’s held a durable cutting edge through repeated hard use on a variety of wood, bamboo, cardboard, and other mediums. It’s survived neglectful treatment, tons of batoning, and is thick enough to give you reassurance at the tip when drilling holes. Niolox combines the best qualities of stainless and high-carbon steels to provide you with a superior hard use tool. There is a storage compartment hidden within the G10 handle designed for small items like fishing line, hooks or water-purification tablets. The MOLLE compatible nylon sheath is durable, compact, and features a quality Velcro pouch the perfect size for a fire starter and small sharpener. The HEFT 4 was designed by Tommaso Rumici with input from Robert Young Pelton and is manufactured by LionSteel of Maniago, Northern Italy. See it at www.knifecenter.com.
The DPx Gear HEAT folder is just the right amount blade that you need in a compact, pocket friendly package. Compared to the super popular HEST/F they’ve dropped the blade size to just over 2-1/4″ but did not sacrifice the great thickness leaving the business end of a sword grind that snaps quickly into action. They eliminated the hex drive slot for a typical round lanyard hole and the aluminum back spacer for completely flow-through design with barrel spacers but kept that confident, beefy feel that HEST/F folder owners love. The blade is Sleipner steel, and from experience with the MilSpec HEST folder, is an awesome user steel that is used in commercial meat processing machines to give you a cutting edge that lasts well past what you might be used to. Finally they back it with the same no nonsense, no questions asked warranty that Robert Young Pelton demands. Check out this new hard use EDC blade at www.knifecenter.com.
DPx Gear, in partner with Italian knife manufacturer LionSteel, is doing some amazing things with their excellently designed HEST Folder. After almost a year of field use gathering opinions, suggestions, and modification ideas, DPX Gear has come out with their Triple Black special edition folder with some serious tactical improvements. The main complaint about their original folder by soldiers serving all over the world was that it just wasn’t tactical enough. The knife lacked serrations and the Titanium lock side and clip were too darn visible and with this simple idea at heart, the new HEST T3 was born. The knife now comes with a tactical black G10 handle scale, a PVD-coated Titanium lockbar, and is free of any discernible markings on the blade or clip. This allows for the knife to disappear into the night and with the sharp biting serrations, it’s possibly the perfect combat theater tool. Another awesome new feature of the Triple Black T3 folder is that the skull shaped adjustment tool now incorporates a built in compass. For it to function correctly, the tool had to be made from a non-magnetic alloy and what better for this than Titanium. Adjust your tactical tool with style and be sure to get yours before they’re gone forever, strictly limited to 500 production pieces. You can find this stout, tactical folder at www.knifecenter.com.
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