ZU Bladeworx – Rare Shrapnel Tanto – A2 – Discontinued


Item Condition: New
Source: Private Collection
Handle Material: Integral
Blade Steel: A2
Guard: Integral
Blade Length: 3  1/4″
OAL: 7  5/8
Sheath: Kydex

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ZU Bladeworkx is a registered vendor to the Australian Defence Force with specific Models going to Australian Infantry Battallions 1RAR amnd 3RARIn addition, they have blades in the hands of some specialist/tactical police units in Australia (via private purchase, not government contract). 

Zu Bladeworx has supplied knives directly to Military and CQC experts such as Paul Cale (ex 2 Commando regiment Australian Army and CQC Subject Matter expert), Ray Floro (world renowned Kali and FMA teacher), Danny “Gator” Pritbor (ex USMC and owner of Firebase CSG in the USA), and Michael Slattery (Special Forces Combat medic and CQC instructor – Australian Army).

Fort Henry Custom Knives is proud to be a Direct Dealer for ZU Bladeworx of Australia 

The ZU Bladeworx Shrapnel was Voted BEST Tactical Fixed Blade ~ Click HERE to read the Article.  

 Blast from the Past ~ This is a proven, Lethal Tactical design that is easily carried and ready for any Survival or Military application. Discontinued and very rare on the secondary market.

ZU Bladeworx Shrapnel

A Super Tough, Integral model, normally ZB uses Cryodur steel but this one is crafted from the steel that got them started ~ a Single Piece of A2 Tool steel, .320 thick at the Guard area.  

Each Knife is Double Tempered and Tested for an Rc Value of 58-60. A Generous area of Thumb Ridges help to improve the Grip. 

This Customized Example has a Rare Customized Tanto Blade with Difficult Duplex Grind and extremely tough Tactical Camo Cerakote on all exposed surfaces. 

ZU Bladeworx Shrapnel

 Horizontal Traction Grooves on the Tang provide a sure grip and this also helps to keep the Paracord in place even under other than ideal conditions. This example also has Speed Holes in the Handle area under the Cord Wrap. 

Note the almost Full Length Custom Fullers – these act as channels for Liquid or Soft Material and help to make the blade very Fast in the hand. 

The Integral Design maintains the Full Thickness of the material until you reach the Sharp Penetrator Tanto Tip. 

ZU Bladeworx Shrapnel

One of the best values on the Market for a Proven Design of an Extremely hard use fixed blade.   

Complete with a Custom Molded Kydex Sheath ready for the Belt Carry Attachment of your choice (not provided). 

Titanium Mummert Belt / Pocket Clips are Sold Separately ~ HERE

This knife is previously owned but never used, carried or sharpened. 

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 3 in