For the past 8 years this knife has been in constant demand by soldiers, campers, survivalists, and plain ol' outdoor enthusiasts. Alaska, the last frontier, is a huge and rugged state with wildlife galore and an incredible landscape. This knife was named as such and since it looks similar to a harpoon, we named it accordingly.
Dan Schechtman, noted author and survival guru, wrote in the Jan. 09 issue of Tactical Knives in his survival column about Ed Arnold, a well-known skilled practitioner of survival skills, "He is either practicing his skills or working out. This guy knows his stuff. Ed is a serious knife buff and has an arsenal of quality-edged tools. When it is time to get up and go, he packs TOPS Alaskan Harpoon.
"With the Harpoon, Ed about does it all. He likes a sturdy knife that is more than a versatile pry bar. The Harpoon is a versatile knife capable of the harshest treatment as well as performing the most delicate tasks necessary for wilderness survival."
|Knife Type||Fixed Blade|
|Blade Steel||1095 RC 56-58|
|Blade Finish||Black Traction Coating|
|Handle Material||Black Linen Micarta|
|Knife Weight||15.2 oz|
|Weight w/ Sheath||20.0 oz|
|Sheath Weight||4.8 oz|
|Sheath Material||Black Ballistic Nylon|
|Sheath Clip||Molle Backing|
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