Cold Steel SRK
The SRK (Search & Rescue Knife) is a phenomenally…
Price Paid: $75
The SRK (Search & Rescue Knife) is a phenomenally tough knife from the Cold Steel company. It has a 6" blade and about 10 " over all.
I have had this knife for about 12 years and have used it for chopping, gutting/skinning, and general camp use. This knife can take it. It holds and edge well, easy to sharpen, and because it has a black coating on the blade it will not rust easily. It is 1/4" thick and designed for prying, chopping and heavy use.
It comes with a Kraton handle (which is a type of rubber compound) and really increase grip in wet conditions. I have the leather sheath but this knife now comes with a resilient Kydex (a hard plastic) sheath.
Overall this is an excellent knife.
Survival/rescue operations demand a versatile knife able to withstand the most extreme abuse. The SRK (Survival Rescue Knife) was designed specifically with this in mind.
The blade is finished with a rich Teflon coat which helps to protect the AUS 8A Stainless steel from the elements. It features a tremendously strong clip point that’s fine enough for delicate work, yet possesses enough belly for efficient cutting, slashing and skinning strokes as well.
At 3/16 of an inch thick, the Survival Rescue Knife offers the sturdiest possible point and edge configuration, without sacrificing sharpness. The SRK’s handle sports a single quillon finger guard and a deeply checkered Kraton grip.
Steel: AUS 8A Stainless Steel