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"Random Access Three" obverse side view in CPM154CM powder metal technology high molybdenum stainless steel blade, vertical and horizontal sheaths in hand-stamped brown basketweave leather shoulder
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Pararescue Light (the PJLT)

Pararescue Light (PJLT) combat tactical rescue knife in 440c high chromium stainless steel blade, 304 stainless steel bolsters, canvas micarta phenolic handle, kydex, aluminum, nickel plated steel sheath
Pararescue Light (PJLT) CSAR, CQB Knife
  • Size: Length Overall: 11.25" (28.6 cm), Blade Length: 6.5" (16.5 cm), Thickness: .202" (5.1 mm)
  • Weight: Knife: 10.5 oz., (298 grams) Sheath 9.7 oz. (275 grams)
  • Blade: 440C high chromium martensitic stainless tool steel, hardened and tempered to HRC58, hollow ground and bead blasted
  • Bolsters, Fittings: 304 austenitic high chromium, high nickel stainless steel
  • Handle: Canvas Micarta Phenolic
  • Sheath: Kydex, 5052H32 corrosion resistant aluminum, nickel plated steel screws, burgundy lacquered engraved aluminum flashplate
  • Knife: Another donation by a fantastic client, this PJLT will make its way into the theatre of combat, rescues, and see the chores of many missions. This is Pararescue's most popular knife choice, a proven design useful for any military combat search and rescue mission, from desert to jungle, from marine environments to glacier rescues. It's an honor to make these knives for the United States Air Force Pararescuemen (the PJs) and I'm doubly honored that a special client who wishes to remain anonymous donates them for PJ use. The PJs are our nations top military rescue service, they are super paramedic-soldiers dedicated to saving lives, both civilian and military. This PJLT has a high chromium stainless tool steel blade for high corrosion resistance and toughness, hollow ground, with a two-third length top blade swage to reduce point geometry for piercing. The tough blade as 2" of my vicious vampire-teeth serrations, and a good length of razor keen tanto blade with just the right angle for tactical rescue chores. The knife has a fully tapered tang for weight balance and is bolstered with zero-care 304 stainless steel, dovetailed to bed pinned handle scales of tough canvas reinforced micarta phenolic. The entire blade and handle are bead blasted for plenty of tooth when gripping wet, and for subdued wear.
  • Sheath: one of my tactical combat grade tension fit sheaths works best here, made of double thickness thermoformed kydex over a 5052H32 corrosion resistant aluminum welt frame and belt loops. The sheath is secured with nickel plated steel Chicago screws, and sports a burgundy lacquered engraved aluminum flashplate.
  • One of my best CSAR knives, graciously honoring and given to our best, and ready for action!

Thanks, B.M.!

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"PJLT" Pararescue CSAR knife, reverse side view. Note corrosion resistant reversible aluminum belt loops "PJLT" spine view. Note fully tapered tang, dovetailed bolsters for rigidity, substantial swage "PJLT" combat search and rescue Pararescue knife, inside handle detail. Note curved forming of handle, substantial tang for strength "PJLT" combat knife for United States Air Force Pararescueman, diamond engraved PJ angel, text, and creed "PJLT" Pararescue Light CSAR knife, sheathed view. Sheath is tough and durable, with removeable engraved flasplate "PJLT" serration, front bolster detail. Note serrations that work, super sharp rippers.

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