Heretic Knife Manticore S TE Black Aluminum, Black DLC MagnaCut by Tony Marfione Jr.
- Manticore-S Tanto Black Aluminum, Black DLC. Slim, compact size OTF automatic knife operating in D/A (Double Action) mode, with a slider to extend and retract the blade. Customised version by Tony Marfione Jr. owner of Heretic Knives!
Manticore S Tanto Black Aluminum, Black DLC offering the same features as the larger models. the is the smallest of the Manticore line. The blade, with a Double Action (D/A) mechanism, can be unfolded and folded with one hand. The smooth action of the knife starts with a stepped slide under the thumb, allowing the blade to be extended with confidence. Elegant flowing lines and jimping along the length of the handle add depth to the smooth body. The Handle is complemented by a hardened steel glass nailer.
CPM MagnaCut powdered stainless steel manufactured using the Crucible® Particle Metallurgy (CPM) process hardened to 60.5-62.5 HRC. The high content of vanadium 4.0% (V), molybdenum 2.0% (Mo) and niobium 2.0% (Nb) guarantees accuracy and purity unmatched by more 'conventional' steels. Designed and developed specifically for blade production by Larrin Thomas, it meets all the requirements of knife enthusiasts. With CPM MagnaCut has succeeded in creating a steel that combines the unique properties of knife steels like no other. The result is a blade material that offers an extraordinary balance of wear resistance, strength and corrosion resistance. There is currently no other steel on the world market that offers a comparable combination of excellent properties. This unique steel is produced at Crucible® Industries' US steel mills.
DLC (Diamond Like Carbon) coatings combining extreme properties: low coefficient of friction, high hardness and corrosion resistance. DLC coatings are the perfect solution wherever wear resistance and good sliding properties are required.
Blade - Tanto Edge type with black DLC coating (Diamond Like Carbon). The blade is Plain, with a high Flat Grind for excellent cutting properties. As a result, the knife has excellent piercing properties while maintaining its strength. The mechanism of extending/retracting the blade by means of a slider into a characteristic step, requiring for safety the application of a specific force to overcome the resistance of the spring. The opening method ensures trouble-free opening for both right and left-handed people.
Handle - made on CNC milling machines with excellent precision, from black DLC-coated 6061-T6 aluminium. The texture of the Handle ensures that the knife does not slip in the hand during use. There are notches (jimping) on the back and bottom of the handle for a more secure grip. The slim design allows the knife to be tucked into any pocket. A solid two-position (right/left) deep carry clip allows the knife to be carried in a tip-down position. The Handle is finished with a glass breaker.
Product number: H023-6A-T
Product name: Manticore S Tanto Black Aluminum, Black DLC MagnaCut
Overall length: 165.0 mm / 6.5"
Blade length: 66.7 mm / 2.625"
Blade thickness: 2.3 mm / 0.09"
Handle length: 101.0 mm / 3.965"
Handle thickness: 8.4 mm / 0.33"
Weight: 48.2 g / 1.7 oz
Blade material: CPM MagnaCut
Blade hardness: n.d.
Blade grind: Flat
Blade finish: Black DLC coating
Handle material: 6061-T6 Aluminium
Handle finish color: Black
Backspacer material: 6061-T6 Aluminium
Backspacer colour: Black
Clip: Right/left, Tip-down
Clip material: Stainless Steel
Pivot mechanism: n.d.
Locking mechanism: Slide Lock
Opening method: Automatic, push/pull Thumb slider
Additional accessories: None
Designer: Tony Marfione Junior
Brand: Heretic Knives
Manufacturer: Heretic Knives
Country of origin: USA
Developed by: Sharg® company