Rockstead Knives – CHI – ZDP 189


Item Condition: New
Source: From Maker 
Handle Material: 6063S Aircraft Aluminum
Blade Steel: ZDP 189
Blade Length: 3  1/4″
OAL: Open 7
Sheath: Presentation Box
Guard: Integral

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Their distinct characteristics and attractive design easily make ROCKSTEAD KNIVES some of the most recognizable elite custom knives on the market today. Rockstead Knives utilizes the world’s most advanced machining tools to manufacture parts to amazingly tight tolerances while their small in-house team processes the blades by hand. This factory custom knife is completely different from the mass production knife in quality, fit, and finish. 

   Fort Henry Custom Knives is Proud to be a Direct Dealer for Rockstead Knives in the United States

Go to their website – HERE

~ Direct from the Maker ~ 

This is Rockstead Knives’ CHI model

Rockstead knives chi 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. This is the Only Rockstead Model that offers a Modified Tanto Blade. 

Rockstead knives chi blade

Rockstead knives are manufactured with the most modern equipment to maximize the quality 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 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 knives CHI

   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.

Very few of each Model are made and Each knife is Serial Numbered.

Rockstead knives CHI close up detail

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.   

Traction ridges on the Rockstead Knives CHI

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 Knives CHI pocket clip

Provided with a Presentation Wooden Box and all paperwork.

Rockstead Knives retail packaging

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 6 × 3.5 × 1 in
Blade Steel

Type of knife

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