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Details about  Cold Steel El Hombre 4" Serrated Nogales blade Vaquero

Cold Steel El Hombre 4" Serrated Nogales blade Vaquero See original listing
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May 30, 2012 14:07:38 PDT
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Kent, Ohio, United States


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Cold Steel

Up for bid is an old school Cold Steel El Hombre.

The serrated blade is about 4.0" long and features a Nogales Clip Point.
Overall length is about 8 3/4". It is basically a 4" Vaquero knife - the style of knife recommended by FerFAL of the "Surviving in Argentina" blog.

I bought this used about a year ago, and the previous owner had carried it a bit. From the research I've been able to do on the Internet: It was made in Japan. I believe the blade is made of AUS 8A stainless steel but I am not positive as it is not marked on the blade. These (El Hombre) were apparently produced from 1998 to 2002. After that, they kept different blade sizes but all became Vaqueros with different blade lengths.

The blade is marked EL HOMBRE on one side and COLD STEEL MADE IN JAPAN on the other side.  There is a lanyard hole in the handle.

The handles are made of lightweight Zytel. There is jimping on the spine of the blade. The knife has double thumb studs for ambidextrous opening and it has a black stainless steel pocket clip.    

The original owner said he bought this knife new in about the mid 1990s. He said he carried it years ago, but it has spent most of its life in a drawer.

He rated the knife in GOOD used condition, and I would agree with him. There are some scratches on the blade that don't show in the photos and the pocket clip shows wear.

I will ship this item with Delivery Confirmation at no extra charge.

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