The Rough Ryder Heavy Forge Trapper is a new series in the Rough Ryder lineup. This budget friendly slipjoint is an exciting expansion of Rough Ryder’s classic carbon lineup. It has a great look and a budget friendly price of about $15.
The new Heavy Forge series features embellished T10 blades with a mirror polish and a beefy blade thickness of 0.11”. T10 is a high carbon, tungsten alloy steel with little chromium. It is technically a high-speed tool steel that is often used in swords. It will patina like carbon steel and it does require a bit of attention and care to prevent rust and corrosion. The knives in this series have half stops and match strike pulls.
The handles are a mottled brown smooth bone which look a bit like the Appaloosa series. They all have nickel silver Slant ‘R bosters and the RR Diamond shield. The trapper is 4.125” closed and weighs about 4.32 ounces.
- T10, Embellished Mirror Polish
- 3.125” Clip and Spey Blades
- 0.11” Blade Thickness
- Smooth Bone Handles
- Brass Pins and Liners
- Nickel Silver Slant ‘R Bolsters and RR Diamond Shield
- 4.32 Ounces
- 4.125” Closed
The Rough Ryder Heavy Forge Trapper has a beefy build, a great look, and high carbon alloy blades. At about $15, it’s good knife for a great price. As always, Rough Ryder is built by hand and backed for life. To get this knife, click any link in the article or simply click the button below.
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