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SOLD, 50, CPK Utility Field Knife, Delta 3V

Discussion in 'For Sale: Fixed Blades' started by Nathan the Machinist, Apr 19, 2019.

  1. Nathan the Machinist

    Nathan the Machinist KnifeMaker / Machinist / Evil Genius Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Feb 13, 2007
    Please note that pricing hasn't changed but we're rolling the cost of domestic shipping into the price now. If you're an oversea customer please be aware there are additional shipping charges.

    This is a fantastic medium/small woods knife and general purpose cutting tool for tradesmen and hunters. Every aspect of this is dialed in for long term cutting performance and designed for safety, durability and comfort. The handle, which is less slab sided than the original to facilitate turned grips used in bushcraft, is some of our best work. The steel and heat treat is some of the best in the world. The blade shape and grind geometry (slightly more acute primary grinds, but .005" thicker, than the original) are made to cut well but never fail you. The new sheath is fantastic. The original Field Knife was one of our most popular patterns ever but I think you'll find the new Utility Field Knife is even better. I'm proud of this new pattern and I think it represents some of our best work. And keeping with the original philosophy behind this knife we're keeping these milled and tumbled (like the original), no fancy grinds, to keep the cost reasonable for real users.

    The Utility Field Knife was designed as a collaboration with Lorien Arnold. It is a well made, no frills, high performance utility knife. The steel is Crucible CPM 3V at HRC 61 with the fully optimized heat treat with very good edge retention and edge stability. You'll be surprised how sharp this gets and how well it holds an edge. If you have never used 3V this hard and thin, it is gonna blow your mind.

    This steel with this heat treat will support a fine edge, so this was taken down to .020" before sharpening (though I'm leaving some additional meat in the tip now) and it was sharpened 18 degrees per side. This is relatively acute and it cuts well, but is very durable.

    Some might consider this a tactical knife but the point is not reinforced and it is not shaped or balanced as a weapon. It's reasonably thin behind the edge. It is a hard working cutting tool, a big skinning knife and woods knife. There is a hidden lanyard hole in the tang.

    The handle is ergonomically designed for a standard forward, reverse, saber and pinch grips for an average to relatively large hand. The tang is internally skeletonized. The scales are 3D sculpted CNC machined. The blade is made of 3/16” 3V with a heat treat that has been optimized to maximize edge stability in rough use. Despite being relatively thin it is durable. You can baton with it. You might damage the fine edge if you set your mind to it, but the knife itself is practically unbreakable.

    A side effect of this heat treat is a higher percentage of free chromium, so although it is not stainless, it is nearly so.

    CPM 3V, Delta Heat treat protocol, 61 HRC, .188” thick at ricasso
    Total length 9.75”
    Blade length 4.625”
    Weight 8.0 oz
    Grippy 3D machined scales in micarta or G10
    Black oxide treated 18-8 stainless steel fasteners

    Mashed Cat sheaths are custom made for these knives and are well designed and well made.

    They are avilable with a TecLok, which can be worn vertical or horizontal and can be configured for left hand or right hand carry or with a drop loop sheath.

    Tell me what scale option you choose and I'll build it. There are 50 knives available in this sale. The knives in the picture are not the knives you will receive. They need scales and sharpened so they will not begin to ship until middle of next week.


    Rather than just take my word for it I made a video (the old Field Knife, we need to make a new video):

    These are all “utility field grade”, “as machined” and stonewashed with tool and grind marks.

    $297 in canvas micarta, black or natural
    $307 black linen micarta
    $307 in OD green canvas micarta
    $307 in OD green G10, Forest green G10
    $317 multi color G10 (currently have orange/black, red/black, ghost/black)
    $327 burlap micarta
    $327 rag micarta

    Price includes domestic shipping and an excellent kydex sheath. You have a choice of TecLok or drop loop.
    Shipping in the USA is $12, this is included in the sale price.

    Since this is a new pattern please limit to one knife order per post. This is the last sale of these with that stipulation.

    If these sell quickly we'll do another sale of here in next week. <--- these will be the last of the Utility Field Knife until we can do a new run, after summer

    The new Medium Chopper on our forum in two weeks.

    I take paypal, cash, check or MO.
    Thanks for looking,
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  2. Fullflat

    Fullflat Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2018
    1 please
    Ghost/black g10, matte Ti fasteners, and TekLok
    Thanks much Jo, you kick ass!
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
  3. Standard78

    Standard78 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2015

    1 FK2 unbuffed black micarta with the drop loop.
    1 extra set of the uglyass Terotuf scales if they’re available.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
  4. Odog27

    Odog27 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2011
    One in black micarta with TecLok, Ti hardware.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
  5. MVAB41078

    MVAB41078 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 20, 2019
    hi jo, one in ghost blue G10 with matte titanium hardware and a drop loop and an extra set of unbuffed black canvas micarta scales, please! :)

    (since i just saw the No ghost blue message, how about terotuf?)
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
  6. ridnovir

    ridnovir Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 12, 2012
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  7. wireman12

    wireman12 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 19, 2017
    Ghost black G10 w/ Matte Ti hardware & Teklok. Thanks team CPK.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
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  8. Uspsaguy

    Uspsaguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 14, 2017
    Burlap dangler please. Thanks.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
  9. cpirtle

    cpirtle Leathercrafter Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 28, 2001
    One please
  10. hhmoore

    hhmoore Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014

    (translation: I made it! I mean - I'll take one! Why am I overthinking this, Jo knew what I meant. aaauuuggghhhh!!!!........dfgdfg
    <breathing heavily, on verge of collapse>)

    Edited for specifics:
    Unbuffed rag micarta, with TekLok, please.
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2019
  11. AdamZC

    AdamZC Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 27, 2015
    I would like one in OD micarta with TekLok please and thank you!
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
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  12. unwisefool

    unwisefool Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 22, 2007
    I'd like one in ghost\black G10
  13. xxwarderxx

    xxwarderxx Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2015
    I will take one.

    Thank you.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
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  14. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Platinum Member

    Mar 20, 2016

    Proxy for @Brian77

    Hi Jo, please contact Brian for details.

    Thank you, Mat :)
  15. duramax

    duramax KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 29, 2012

    So lets go orange black g10 with Ti hardware :)
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
  16. Random Dan

    Random Dan

    Jan 21, 2012

    Natural canvas micarta and drop loop sheath please.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
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  17. Lost Empires

    Lost Empires Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 2, 2018
    About time I got into one!!! I'll take mine with Burlap Micarta and a TecLok.

    QQ regarding the drop loop. Is that just an attachment that attaches to the Kydex? Or are drop loops entirely different sheaths? If it's just an attachment, how much for that, because I'd like to get one for my HDFK.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
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  18. MacoPaco

    MacoPaco Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Feb 12, 2019
    One Please!!



    Burlap Micarta Scales if no Terotuf availiable - Drop Loop Sheath

    Spare scales of Burlap Micarta if terotuf is on the knife if at all possible!! Rag micarta scales spare if no terotuf avail and burlap is on the knife- - I am sorry to be a PITA, hope that makes sense

    Spare set of titanium hardware if at all possible.

    So stoked- thank you Carothers!!
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
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  19. Fourtrees


    Jun 24, 2017
    One please. Burlap micarta, drop loop sheath
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  20. ftumch29

    ftumch29 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 6, 2003
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  21. dionmtz77

    dionmtz77 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 15, 2018
    In burlap micarta tec lock and if available extra set of ghost black g10 and hardware.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
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  22. Dr_Void


    Apr 2, 2019

    Edit: Thanks Jo. Sorry that you cannot send me PMs. Sent you an email.
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2019
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  23. mikanuts


    Jun 17, 2018
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  24. SouthTXRunner

    SouthTXRunner Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 16, 2019
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  25. Psybull


    Dec 31, 2015
    1 in unbuffed black canvas, Ti hardware and drop loop sheath.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2019
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  26. osprey888

    osprey888 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 25, 2013

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