The Southern Grind Bad Monkey Tanto folding knife is a specialized tool for people whose main use is piercing and thrusting. This tactical folder is designed by country singer and lifelong knife enthusiast Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band. He created Southern Grind Knives to produce tools that are affordable yet have the rugged dependability demanded of law enforcement and avid outdoorsmen. All Southern Grind Knives are proudly made in his Peachtree City, Georgia metal shop, making them as American as Zac Brown and his music.
The Bad Monkey Tanto measures 5.4 inches when closed and has a blade length of 3.8875 inches. The blade is made out of Sandvik stainless 14C28N steel, which holds a razor sharp edge. The addition of nitrogen to the high carbon steel during manufacturing improves its corrosion resistance, and at a Rockwell Hardness of 59-61, it has a good balance of durability and edge retention. The modified Tanto blade of this folding knife has an exceptionally strong and thick point that easily pierces hard material repeatedly, though it doesn't have a belly for slicing. The Emerson blade wave tool at the top of the knife allows you to quickly and easily self-deploy the blade as you remove it from your pocket.
Both the blade and the carbon fiber handle have a black Cerakote finish, which improves the knife's resistance to scratches, stains and other wear. Textured twill patterning on the handle provides grip in all conditions. The Southern Grind Bad Monkey modified Tanto folding knife has a total size of 9.125 inches and weight of 4.97 ounces, a size that is comfortable to use and controllable for heavy use. This quality tactical American-made knife has a titanium lock and liners, giving it a secure and reliable blade storage base. The black coated titanium pocket clip is mounted for blade tip up carry, preventing accidental blade deployment. Short pocket clip design ensures a secure pocket carry with less interference. There is also a lanyard hole in the handle for neck carry.
The Southern Grind Bad Monkey Black Tanto is easy to open whether you are right- or left-handed with the dual thumb studs mounted on the blade spine. Phosphor bronze bushings in the pivot make opening and closing even more smooth. You can be confident in having a sure grip with the filed thumb rest on the liners and blade spine that allow you to complete the task at hand. The blade edge is razor sharp making for a precise instrument that it is finely ground on both sides. The Bad Monkey has lots of grind angles that give users a strong tactical edge.
As will all products in Southern Grind's flagship knife series, The Bad Monkey Carbon Fiber Tanto is hand-assembled for fine balance and an authentic crafted feel. Each knife comes with a branded leather koozie, keychain and black paracord bracelet to show your Southern Grind pride. KnifeArt is proud to be an authorized dealer of Southern Grind tactical folding knives that deliver more performance for less money. With fast shipping, a satisfaction guarantee and a limited lifetime manufacturer's warranty, KnifeArt is the place to buy a Bad Monkey knife that lasts.
Maker: Southern Grind Knives Designer: Zac Brown
Blade Length: 3.875" Blade Thickness: 0.13"
Blade Material: Stainless 14C28N Steel with Blake Cerakote Finish Hardness: HRC 59-61 Handle Length: 5.25"
Handle Material: Textured Black Carbon Fiber
Liners: Black Coated Titanium
Spacer: Black Coated Spacer Pins
Closed Length: 5.4"
Overall Length: 9.125"
Weight: 4.97 oz.