My Tighe Knife by CRKT and Brian Tighe

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 24, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

My Tighe Knife from CRKT

Canadian knifemaker Brian Tighe is a true Renaissance Man, with an array of professional skills including tool and die making, metallurgy, engraving and photography. In his St. Catharines, Ontario, workshop, he produces a wide array of custom folders, all with those signature touches that immediately make them stand out as Brian Tighe knives.

CRKT has carefully translated Brian's popular My Tighe custom frame-lock folder into an affordable production line, in bead-blast finish. At first glance, the knife seems like a design exercise until you grasp it and understand that the concave cut scales are craftily shaped to enhance grip, aggressive with contours in just the right places.

Brian's blade design is unique too, with its asymmetrical spine facets, high-hollow grind and deep belly with recurve. CRKT uses 1.4116 stainless steel in a high satin finish in a Combination Razor-Sharp and Triple-Point(tm) serrated edges.

The frame-lock folder has an open build with heavy-duty 420J2 stainless steel frames and a 6061 T6 aluminum back spacer. Frames are bead-blast on the bright models. The injection-molded black Zytel® scales have a carbon fibre texture. Torx® fasteners are used throughout.

The CRKT OutBurst(tm) assisted opening mechanism, which instantly springs the blade fully
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