Rockstead Knives • New RYO in ZDP


Item Condition: New
Handle Material: Titanium
Blade Steel: ZDP 189 w/Mirror Polish
Blade Length: 3.125″
OAL: Open 7.75″
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. 

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

~ Just Received ~ Direct from the Maker ~ 

This is Rockstead’s Ryo ~ this model features a Fullly Fluted Titanium Frame that has been expertly DLC Coated and Mirror Polished.  

Rockstead Knives RYO ZDP

A Perfectly Ground blade of ZDP 189 steel .  I have seen thousands of knives ~ Rockstead knives have the most perfectly Mirror Polished  blades that I have ever seen.  

Rockstead Knives RYO ZDP Front

Rockstead uses the most modern equipment to maximize all qualities of the Blades –  be it the perfect grind or the Precision 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 another new Feature on a Rockstead is the unique Button Lock mechanism.  Once the Blade is open and the Lock is engaged, the Button extends out of the handle. 


   Yet another new Feature is Hidden Pocket Clip that does Double Duty as a Backspacer. 


The Pocket Clip stays hidden inside the frame yet a gentle pull on the upturned end and the Single One Piece clip slides out of the frame for use.  

(Please excuse the dust and finger prints in the below pic, Micro pics are tough)

Rockstead Knives RYO ZDP Hidden Clip

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

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.   

 Extremely impressive all the way around, a folder that looks great and would be a pleasure to use. 

Rockstead Knives RYO ZDP Reverse

Provided with a Free Patch, 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.


Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 3 in
Type of knife

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