This is a prototype for the 5-1/2" long bladed Explorer. The added length lends to better batonning capabilities and more efficient light-chopping. This is the first official prototype for a length-modified existing model, and it may be in rotation in the future.
Images are of the exact knife you will receive. Mountaineer photographed beside it for size comparison only.
Cutting Edge Length: 5-3/8 inches
Overall Length: 10-1/2 inches
Steel Type: O1 high carbon tool steel
Steel Thickness: 5/32
Edge Grind: scandi
Handle Material: gray terotuf
Handle Liners: natural canvas micarta
Hardware: stainless steel loveless bolts & tubing
Handle Thickness: 4/5