CRKT Tighe Rade Folding Knife

CRKT Tighe Rade Folding Knife

CRKT Tighe Rade Folding Knife

B&H # CR5290 MFR # 5290
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Product Highlights

  • 3.4" 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel Blade
  • Thickness: 0.12"
  • Double-Grind Full Edge Blade
  • Drop Point Blade Shape
  • IKBS Ball-Bearing Pivot Opening System
  • Button Lock
  • 6061 T6 Aluminum Handle
  • Fore and Middle Finger Grooves
  • Closed Length: 4.5"
  • Weight: 4.5oz
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  • 1Description

Brian Tighe designed the Tighe Rade Folding Knife - pronounced Tirade - for CRKT to be as elegant looking as it is useful and versatile. The 3.4" 8Cr13MoV prop point stainless steel blade features a hollow double grind: the tip is ground and reinforced for stronger cutting applications, while closer to the handle it is perfect for finer cutting tasks and wire stripping. The blade opens using the IKBS system that utilizes a ball bearing pivot system to smoothly deploy blade. When the blade protrusion or thumbstuds are pressed, the bearings allow the blade to open quickly and smoothly without having to flick the wrist as with other knives. When the blade is open, a pin moves into place to lock it. To release the lock, simply press the button the right side of the handle.

The handle has elegant lines and custom pivot covers to give it a refined and sleek look. Fore and middle finger grooves, an ergonomic overall shape, and a rear pommel protrusion locks the hand comfortably in place for safe and secure use. A single position right-hand carry tip-up clip allows for discreet carrying, and its 4.5" closed length and 4.5oz weight allows for easy carrying in most pockets without adding excessive bulk.

  • Length: 3.4"
  • Thickness: 0.12" (3.0mm)
  • Drop point blade
  • 8Cr13MoV stainless steel
  • Full edge blade style
  • High hollow dual-grind edge
  • Tip is ground and reinforced for stronger cutting applications
  • Edge closer to the handle for finer cutting tasks and wire stripping
  • Dual ambidextrous thumbstuds and blade protrusion
  • IKBS ball bearing pivot system smoothly deploys blade
  • 58-60 HRC rating
  • Button lock
  • To release, press button on right side of handle to move locking pin out of the way and close
  • 6061 T6 aluminum alloy
  • Elegant lines and custom pivot details for a refined look
  • Fore and middle finger grooves provide secure grip
  • Ergonomic design with pommel extension locks hand in place for increased safety and control
  • Single position right-hand carry tip-up pocket clip
  • Lanyard hole
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CRKT Tighe Rade Folding Knife
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Configuration Folding
    Blade Style Drop point
    Blade Material 8Cr13MoV stainless steel
    Blade Type Full edge
    Lock Configuration Button
    Handle 6061 T6 stainless steel
    Length Blade: 3.4" / 8.6 cm
    Closed: 4.5" / 11.5 cm
    Open: 7.9" / 20.0 cm
    Weight 4.5 oz / 127.6 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.5 x 1.8 x 1.1"
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