So, I took it out and cut up some cardboard. The big blade only weighs 4. So, when I trave, the knife bounces in the bottom of the pants pocket. I do disagree with the front pocket carry. Cold Steel offers the Code 4 in 3 different blade shapes: clip point, spear point shown here , and. This steel has some remarkable properties including enormous tensile strength and a 62 hardness rating. Built with rugged, hard anodized gun metal grey 6061 aluminum handles and boasting the exclusive Tri-Ad lock, this beauty looks and feels perfect in your hand.
The lock was very stiff and hard to close the blade. As family-owned business for over 40 years, we at the House of Blades hold a few ideals most important. It allows them to rip, cut and slash and then get the hell out of there! I hope this helps a little. I had about a hundred modern folders in my collection to select from. The blades are fairly standard, made from with advanced heat-treating and quenching.
I found it reasonable enough for every day carry, but could definitely see this as a dedicated work knife or tactical blade. It is also worth mentioning that this is another clean and functional design for Cold Steel. It blends great and is ultra comfortable. Gloves mitigate this somewhat, but this is an important point to mention. We obtain the products we review through either buying them ourselves or working with companies to obtain review units. There is probably no more polarizing knife company out there than Cold Steel.
The Cold Steel Code 4 knife is an ultra thin, ultra light, highly functional knife that can be relied and depended on. Well, the Cold Steel Lawman is solid, with great steel and a powerful lock up. With that said, there is still a hefty backspring to overcome. They are very close however. It is manual opening and has an aluminum handle. Soon enough I had one at my doorstep for review. The Lawman features a simple drop point blade with a high hollow grind.
However, as we mentioned over on the Spyderco page, Taiwan has a history of making some pretty decent blades. Read more about cookies on our. I am, right now, backpacking in Africa. While the Code-4 is similar to knives like the Recon-1, the choice of aluminum for the handles over G-10 results in several important functional differences. It uses the Cold Steel Triad locking system.
A little like a Spyderco Tenacious but coarser. The Good: Well built, functional, extremely sturdy. That all sounds good to me. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page. This is an immaculate knife. I have had this one for years and it keeps going just like the day I got it. Whether you are in uniform or not, there is nothing as comforting as knowing you have a knife that doesn't weigh you down but can get the job done when it really counts.
I have several on the radar. I have reviewed the , the , the probably my favorite , and even some of their more colorful offerings like the and. The look of the knives is nice, aggressive. . For whatever reason, we have equated hard working blades with titanium, super steel, and triple digit price tags. Cold Steel does a nice job with their hollow grind too, which really helps with slicing. The thumb stud comes weighted for righties, too.