I finished these up yesterday to take down to Pack & Paddle outdoor shop Web page in Lafayette tomorrow. We will be dropping these off and grabbing our second Native Ultimate 14.5. I put one on my PFD so I can use it this season and see what it can take.
Pack and Boat knife (PBK)
.125"x7.5" OAL with a 3.5" blade
HRc 59-60 on the cpm 154
Low viz, low maintenance SAR tumble finish
Handle is drilled out balance point is dead center
Handle wrap is 2 part first layer is approximately 3" .038"
"Kevlar Thread— Has a breaking strength five times greater than steel wire. It also has excellent heat and flame resistance. Meets MIL-T-87128. Maximum temperature is 400° F. Color is yellow"
Over wrap is approximately 3' of 5/32" of "MSR" reflective guy line cord. Stuff is really bright when you shine light on it even from a great distance.
Butt end has a small pry/flat screwdriver