Ken Vehikite / Black Roc Knives – Rare Custom Grifter


Item Condition: New
Source: From Maker 
Handle Material: G-10
Guard: Integral
Blade Steel: 52100
Blade Length: 4  1/2″
OAL: 9  1/8
Sheath: Kydex

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 I am very excited to feature this Maker.  I discovered Ken on Instagram where he has a HUGE following and was really impressed with the distinctive look of his work.  Ken lives in Indiana and started making knives in 2013 – he does not use any CNC or Computer Equipment and creates his knives One at a Time, all within his own Shop.  Ken’s Knives usually sell out on IG in Minutes! 

Fort Henry Custom Knives is proud to be a Dealer for Ken Vehikite of Black Roc Knives

Direct from the Maker 

This is Ken’s GRIFTER ~ an Aggressive Tactical / Back up Blade for those who may find themselves in Harm’s Way. This is a Model that Ken has not made in over a year! 

BlackRoc Grifter

  • RARE 52100 High Carbon Steel 
  • Professional Heat Treat / Cryogenic Quench
  • Non-Glare Acid & Stone Washed Finsh
  • Modified Tactical Trailing Point Blade
  • Custom Flint Knapped Texture on Flats 
  • G-10 Handle Scales / Full Tang
  • Full Grip Handle / Fills the Palm
  • Deep Finger Guard 
  • Custom Molded Matching Kydex Sheath 


This knife was Hand Crafted with Thick Layered G-10 handle scales that have a Three Dimensional Carving and Perimeter Traction Grooves to channel Dirt and Moisture away from the middle of the handle. This will provide a sure grip even under other than ideal conditions.  A Comfortable, Full Grip Handle secured with matching Micarta capped Bolts.  

BlackRoc Grifter

52100 is known for having the Extreme Toughness of High Carbon Steels, yet it also has the Perk of High Stain Resistance. The blade has Ken’s Abstract Acid & Stonewashed Finish and the Flats and Spine have a Unique Hand Applied Flint Napped texture. The Integrated Thumb Recess in the spine allows for Finger or Thumb Placement for more control.

The Forward section of the Custom Designed Handle has a Thumb Recess for Fast Indexing, and the the Butt of the Handle has an Extended Ramp with Traction Ridges that makes it very Secure in both the Forward and the Reverse Positions.  

The Mid Height Flat Ground Blade has an Aggressive Distal Taper for a blade that will provide amazing Penetration as well as being capable of handling Tough Cutting Chores with ease. The Top Swedge is NOT Sharpened, but could be.

This knife would make an Excellent Back up Blade or Tough EDC! 

BlackRoc Grifter

  The Matching Custom Kydex Sheath has an Adjustable Snap Rubber Loop System.     

BlackRoc Grifter

You can also Click these Links to add a Titanium Mummert Clip OR a Tek Lok for Direct Belt or Web Gear carry (both Sold Separately).    

A very special and powerful Fixed Blade. 

We are going to see INCREDIBLE things from this new Maker and I am glad to be in on the ground floor of his career. 


Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 3 in
Blade Steel

Type of knife

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