Overall length: 303 mm (11 15/16 inch)
Blade length: 196 mm (7 3/4 inch)
Blade thickness: 5 mm (3/16 inch)
Blade width: 39 mm (1 9/16 inch)
Blade Rockwell hardness 59-60 HRC
Damascus Bowie knife blade is forged from three types of steel:
– steel 15N20
– steel 0 1
– steel W 1-1.2 C SPEC
15N20 steel for Damascus blades, made by European Bohler, steel with a high nickel content.
Sharpening retention: this is a hard steel with excellent blade retention, perfect for knives.
Corrosion resistance: has a very low corrosion resistance, as there is no chromium in the alloy.
Wear resistance: alloy 15N20 has high wear resistance.
Sharpness: 15N20 steel great for sharpening a knife, easy to sharpen.
It is recommended to handle the blade during storage and after use with gun oil.
The blade is not sharpened.