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Cold Steel Roach Belly

£ 20.00
(-10.00%) £ 18.00
Cold Steel Roach Belly
  • Cold Steel Roach Belly
  • Cold Steel Roach Belly
Historically, the Roach-Bellied knife was a short blade with a pronounced upswept curve and a sharp point that saw popularity in 17th century Britain and the American Colonies. It was most likely named after the common Roach Fish, which had a similarly round curving belly. Cold Steel’s model is a nod to the Black Powder Community, which has continued to appreciate the Roach Belly’s economy, versatility and effectiveness.

The hollow ground blade is made of sub-zero quenched German 4116 Stainless steel, expertly heat treated to RC 56-57, and given a sharp edge that’s easy to maintain. Instead of the traditional wood handle, ours is made of a tough injection molded polymer, making the Roach Belly considerably more weatherproof than historical examples - not swelling, shrinking, rotting or cracking like its wooden counterparts.

The Roach Belly comes complete with a durable polymer sheath, making it a breeze to carry all day or on extended hunting or camping adventures.

Blade Length: 11.4 cm / 4 1/2 in
Blade Thickness: 2.5 mm / 0.08 in
Handle Length: 10.2 cm / 4 in
Overall Length: 21.6 cm / 8 1/2 in
Weight: 73.7 g / 2.6 oz

Blade: 4116 Krupp Stainless
Handle: High Impact Polypropylene
Sheath: Cordura