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Columbia River 5580 Ed Halligan H.U.G. 2.3" Combo Blade, Zytel Handles

Part Number: CR5580
Manufacturer: Columbia River (CRKT)

Discontinued

This product is no longer available
CR5580: H.U.G., Combined Razor-Sharp & Triple-Point Serrated Cutting Edge

Blade: Length: 2.30” (5.8 cm), combo edge
Thickness: 0.12” (0.30 cm)
Steel: 420J2, 54-56 HRC
Closed: Handle length: 3.65” (9.3 cm)
Open: Overall length: 5.71” (14.5 cm)
Weight: 2.5 oz. (71 g)

Whether you think of it as Halligan’s Ultimate Gadget or High Utility Gear, never turn down a little H.U.G.

Ed’s latest two-piece design Halligan’s Ultimate Gadget (H.U.G.) because it is virtually as small, simple and lightweight as the K.I.S.S., but so much more sophisticated and versatile.
Like the K.I.S.S., the H.U.G. is a Frame Lock folder with a single-sided blade. However, Ed has refined almost every aspect.

The 2.30” blade is now a modified spear point with a single-side grind which seals against the frame. It is more useful for the type of pen knife tasks most users will give the knife.
The frame, also bead-blast high-carbon stainless steel, now uses an ingenious internal Frame Lock. A single Zytel scale makes the handle fit the hand better, and also helps prevent the blade from accidental opening. A finger choil on the bottom of the frame and friction grooves at the thumb area make for a more secure grip, and give more comfort during extended use.

A compact custom stainless steel pocket/money clip makes this a handy and useful personal carry in all situations.
Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.

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