Buck Knives 055 055BRS The 55 Folding Knife - 420HC Blade - Crelicam Ebony Handle
What do you call a folder that's exactly half the size of Buck's 110? Answer - The 55! Buck's 55 is a high-quality, easy-to-carry pocket folder - and it's pure Buck. Classic styling never goes out of style and this is one elegant and efficient lockback folder. The 55 features brass bolsters, liners and rivets and a Crelicam genuine ebony handle.
- Blade Shape: Clip Point
- Knife Type: Lock Back
- Blade Steel: 420HC
- Rc Hardness: 58
- Blade Length: 2.375" (60 mm)
- Blade Thickness: 0.084" (2.1 mm)
- Closed Length: 3.375" (8.6 cm)
- Handle Material: Crelicam Ebony
- Carry System: Pocket
- Weight: 1.9 oz. (54 g)
- Made In: U.S.A.
More about 420HC steel:
This is Buck's standard blade material because it approaches the wear resistance of high carbon alloys while delivering the corrosion resistance of chromium stainless steels. Using their exclusive heat-treat process and you have a very user-friendly combination of superior corrosion resistance with excellent strength for wear resistance and durability. You also have a blade that is easy to resharpen. For best performance Buck hardens their 420HC blades to a Rockwell hardness of Rc 58.