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Columbia River 7904 Hammond Cruiser Black Handle 3.75" 8CR14MoV Blade, Zytel Handles

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Part Number: CR7904
Manufacturer: Columbia River (CRKT)
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CR7904: Hammond Cruiser
Columbia River Knife & Tool
Jim Hammond's Cruiser is a multi-purpose folder that has garnered much praise.

The Cruiser abounds with design subtleties. For example, the handle features a forward slanted friction grooved thumb ramp and a deep finger choil for the index finger, allowing what is known as the "fencer's grip".

To simplify the clean open build, a unique blade stop channel is CNC machined within the blade. This in turn, allows a friction grooved, tapered blade extension (or flipper) which aids opening the Cruiser, and then neatly completes the finger choil. It has been called "the sweetest flipper in the business."

In translating Jim's custom Cruiser into production, Columbia River used their extremely durable InterFrame build with 420J2 stainless steel liners, one locking. The injection molded black textured Zytel scales featuring their Operator's Grip are radiused and contoured with swells to perfectly fit the hand. The long handle, with a pronounced pommel, feels secure and entirely right.

Their work and sport version of the Cruiser use tough 8CR14MoV stainless steel for the clip-point blade. It has a high hollow grind that curves upward near the tip and a long false top edge, making it an exceptionally versatile work tool. Dual thumb studs and Teflon blade bearings at the blade pivot allow smooth one hand opening and closing.

They've also incorporated the patented Lake And Walker Knife Safety (LAWKS®) into the Cruiser, which makes the folder a virtual fixed blade when engaged.

To give the Cruiser maximum utility in a variety of work situations, Columbia River had Jim design a special paddle style pocket clip, which can be attached in four positions: tip up, tip down, left or right. (The Cruiser is not designed for tip-up in-pocket carry.) Two clips and extra torx screws are included. The stainless steel clips are Teflon plated.
  • Blade Length: 3.75" (9.5 cm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.14" (0.35 cm)
  • Steel: 8CR14MoV Stainless Steel, 55-57 HRC
  • Handle: Closed length: 5.25" (13.1 cm)
  • Weight: 6.1 oz. (173 g)
  • Made in China

UPC Code: 794023790405

Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
8CR13 Stainless Steel
8CR13 Stainless Steel
Considered a value steel, 8Cr13 steel provides adequate corrosion resistance but with slightly more carbon than AUS-8, it will sharpen up and hold an edge better.
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Loud J
Fort Plain, NY.
Nov 07, 2015
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Great knife
Such a great knife. Smoothest flipper I've had. I like everything about it it. I bought 1 to check out. Then another . I'm on right now to buy 2 more. Any knife lover would want one.
5 out of 5
Jason R
Feb 24, 2015
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Ease of Opening, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Material
Cons: None
First off, great service from Knife Center. Fast shipping,great prices. Now the knife. Gotta say I was a little surprised how large the knife was. Been using it at work cutting appliance boxes and stuff. Also use it as a EDC. Large for my hand but really cool looking. Really sharp out of the box shaved my arm hairs and did the paper test. Kinda big for the pocket but where I live almost everybody has a pocket knife so not a big deal. Smooth opening,love the look of the blade itself. And the best thing of all....the Price!! 23 bucks with shipping?! Awesome.
4 out of 5
Wyatt A
Princeton MN
Nov 25, 2014
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Lock Type, Handle Material, None
Cons: Pocket Clip
Great EDC Knife
I have been carrying this knife everyday for almost a year and have absolutely beat the hell out of it, and I have very few complaints. The handle is very comfortable (although it may be a bit beefy for people with smaller hands) and the zytel handle scales are aggressive enough to have good grip but also very comfortable. The blade is also very good, with proper care it holds an edge very well and is a very practical shape. As for deployment the thumb studs are completely useless, but the flipper is amazing. I do have a couple of complaints about this knife one of which is the pocket clip, about once a month I have to tighten down the three screws that hold the pocket clip on because after a period of time they start to loosen and eventually fall out. my other complaint is that over 1/2 an inch of the handle sticks out of your pocket because of how low the pocket clip is set on the knife. Overall this is probably my favorite everyday carry knife for the money, although I will warn you that if you are expecting this knife to be a light, slim knife you will be disappointed, this is a very large folding knife and the handle is very thick. If you are looking for a heavy duty EDC knife this one fits the bill nicely.
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