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TOPS CUB Knife - Compact Utility Blade with Survival Kit

£119.95
TOPS CUB Knife - Compact Utility Blade with Survival Kit
TOPS CUB Knife - Compact Utility Blade with Survival Kit
TOPS CUB Knife - Compact Utility Blade with Survival Kit
TOPS CUB Knife - Compact Utility Blade with Survival Kit
TOPS CUB Knife - Compact Utility Blade with Survival Kit
Tops are one of the best manufacturers in the USA and they are producing some really great products. The CUB is no exception.

C.U.B. (Compact Utility Blade) was designed to be a compact, lightweight sidekick to a machete/bolo/parang in the jungle or a tomahawk/axe in Nortern Forest, capable of performing all the important utility duties of camp craft and food preparation, while leaving the heavy work for the chopping tools.

With an emphasis on compact, keeping the total blade length under 4” makes it legal to enter most countries internationally without attracting too much attention. Reuben designed the C.U.B. with two of his favorite styles of knives in mind, a Finish Puukko (with a Scandinavian grind) and Kephart style knife. Put them in a blender and you have the TOPS C.U.B.-rugged simplicity!
-Reuben Bolieu
 
Outstanding characteristics:
  • Natural tan micarta scales with divot for bow drill
  • Scandinavian grind for exceptional wood carving ability
  • Thin 1/8” stock for optimal slicing and weight reduction
  • Chicago screws for easy field removal (for cord wrapping or pounding on the butt without damaging the scales) with a flat head screwdriver or small washer
  • Wide blade gives more surface area to pound on, allowing the blade to sink in deeper while cross-grain battoning into green wood
  • Thumb notch cut into the scales for a secure, comfortable chest lever grip. Sheath is the simple Nylon
Specifications:
  • Overall Length: 8”
  • Blade Length: 3 3/4”
  • Cutting Edge: 3 1/2”
  • Thickness: 1/8”
  • Steel: 1095 Carbon RC 56-58
  • Sheath: Ballistic Tan Nylon Sheath
  • Survival Kit included
  • Designed by: Reuben Bolieu
  • Made in the USA
This particular knife was designed by and used by Reuben Bolieu. For more than a decade, TOPS have watched Reuben as he has criss-crossed the world, going to wild and wonderful places. TOPS are very proud to see a good friend starting to get the recognition he certainly deserves, his stories and photos are super.....Keep On Travelin'....Reuben!

Reuben Bolieu Bio: Writer, photographer, adventurer, martial arts trainer (Muay Thai), and instructor for Randall’s Adventure & Training Survival School, Reuben has spent 30 years hiking and backpacking through the wildernesses of California, Nevada, and Arizona: often with an air of extreme discipline towards his super Ultra light gear. He has traveled abroad in extreme environments, from the cold climate of Alaska and New Zealand to the desert heat of Egypt. He continues studying primitive techniques in survival and the construction and uses of knives and edged tools from places such as the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, South America, and numerous countries in Asia.

Reuben has published many articles on knife use, Bushcraft, shelters, and remains a lifetime student of survival.
Brand:
Tops
Condition:
New
Product Code:
CUB-01
Weight:
0.35kg
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