Rockstead Knives – CHI Tanto – DLC


Item Condition: New
Source: From Maker 
Handle Material: 6063S Aircraft Aluminum
Blade Steel: YXR7 with DLC
Blade Length: 3  1/4″
OAL: Open 7 3/4
Sheath: Presentation Box
Guard: Integral

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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 in the United States

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 ~ Just Received ~ Direct from the Maker ~ 

This is Rockstead’s CHI model 

rockstead front closed

A Perfectly Ground blade of Solid YXR7 steel  with a perfectly Mirror Polished Black DLC Coating.  I have seen thousands of knives ~ these knives have the most perfect Mirror Polished blades that I have ever seen.

This is the only Rockstead Model that has a Modified Tanto Blade 

rockstead blade

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! 

rockstead front open

 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. 


   The handles are precision cast Aluminum with a Black/HV400 Surface Coating.  Both sides have beautiful Stingray inlays in key areas to help insure a positive Grip.

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.   


Very few of each Model are made, this knife is Serial Numbered.

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. 


Provided with a Presentation Box and all Registration 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.

Additional information

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

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