Motorcyclists will appreciate these blades, whether the folding Blackcat or the fixed-blade Blacktail and save money for titanium farkles.Puma says, “In our 440A steel, we add about 1% carbon for a great edge and about 17% chromium to maintain the temper but inhibit rust.It is quite hard, lightweight, strong and rugged and just right for tactical folders.
Obviously, I will not be chopping logs with this blade but there isn’t much it can’t do while traveling and camping.
There is a lanyard hold in the handle and the scales are nicely attached with two rivets with a small Puma roundel is inlaid into the scales on the left side.
All frame components are held by common size Torx bolts.
A pocket clip is included and can be switched for point-up or point-down carry but only on the one side. There is also a lanyard hole for those inclined to make a paracord, or other, keeper.
The spring and opening action is silky-smooth and responds to the easiest flick.
It may not be an automatic (switchblade) but it is just as easy to open and legal here in California.These trace elements cause the molecules to align more evenly when cooling to give better structural strength and consistency.This is a more expensive way to make knives, but we know that every knife that bears the PUMA proof mark really does deliver the promise of the best knife blade in the world.” 400 series steel is a popular choice for knife makers because it’s easy to sharpen and resistant to corrosion.These two knives are HRC 55-57 and have very sharp edges.The SGB Blackcat 45 Drop is a spring-assisted, drop point shaped, liner lock folder with a flipper typically positioned along the spine of the scales, which are G10 material with an embossed carbon fiber-like pattern with finger indentations.They are manufactured in China from German steel blades, look good and get the job done.