Rockstead Knives • SHIN • ZDP


Item Condition: New
Source: Private Collection
Handle Material: 6063S Aircraft Aluminum
Guard: Integral
Blade Steel: ZDP 189 w/Mirror Polish
Blade Length: 3  1/2″
OAL: Open 8  1/4
Sheath: Presentation Box

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 ROCKSTEAD KNIVES are easily recognized in an elite group of Production / Custom knives. They utilize the worlds most advanced machining tools and create parts to amazingly tight tolerances, but their small staff do all processing of the blades by hand. The factory-custom-knife is completely different from the mass-production-knife in  quality and fit & finish. 

   Fort Henry Custom Knives is Proud to be a Direct Dealer for Rockstead Knives 

Go to their website – HERE

This is Rockstead’s SHIN model 

Rockstead Front Closed

A Perfectly Ground blade of Solid ZDP 189 steel .  I have seen thousands of knives ~ this knife has the most perfect Mirror Polished  blade that I have ever seen.  

Rockstead SHIN Blade Open

Rockstead uses the most modern equipment to maximize the qualities of the Blades –  be it the perfect grind or the Heat Treat of the Steel! 

 Here is but one Video that shows the amazing ability of Rockstead’s knives, a combined effort of the High Quality Blade Steel, Expert Heat Treat and the unique Honzukuri shaped blade! 

The blade Floats open effortlessly, perfect detent and excellent secure lock up. 

Rockstead Open Bottom

   The handles are precision cast Aluminum with a Black/HV400 Surface Coating.  Beautiful Stingray inlay in key areas to help insure a positive Grip.

Very few of each Model are made, and each has an individual Serial Number.

Rockstead Blade

The ergonomics on this Knife are wonderful – Traction Ridges on the Frame and Thumb Ridges on the Spine aid the security but are still very comfortable.   

Rockstead SHIN Spine

The Pocket clip is set for Tip Up carry. Extremely impressive all the way around, a folder that looks great and would be a pleasure to use. 

Rockstead SHIN Reverse

Provided with a presentation box and all paperwork.

If you want to experience the near perfection of what Man and Machine can accomplish in a knife ~ you need to own a Rockstead.

Previously owned but never used, carried or sharpened.

100% Mint

Additional information

Weight1 lbs
Dimensions9 × 6 × 3 in
Blade Steel

Type of knife

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