The Cold Steel Black Fly throwing knife is a solid piece of carbon spring steel with a rust resistant finish for long term use. The overall blade is thin, small, and compact while leaving quite the impression. Its sharp and ultra-keen point packs a punch and digs deep when hitting your target.
Blade material for G8012-DY is 8CR13 steel which is one of the most quality stainless alloys. This alloy has 58HRC hardness. The shape of the blade is quite universal - drop point. It is a well balanced blade with a smooth sharpening and a sharp tip. Its thickness is 5 mm, which provides a significant margin of safety. The length of the blade is 115 mm. G8012-DY model can help you to prepare fish you have caught, and cook sandwiches, and also carry out auxiliary work. Its blade is unusual in that it has a black coating made with a special powder paint. In the process of using F803 knife, it is not erased, but requires careful handling during the grinding of the knife.
The handle for G8012-DY model is made of thermoplastic ASB. It is a very strong material that is well protected from various types of corrosion, easily tolerates contact with water. The main part of the handle is made in black, but the small areas on the front sides are bright orange, which makes it easy to find the knife in the grass, on sand and other areas. In addition, small light-insulating inserts are integrated into the handle of the knife. Also there is glassbreaker at the butt which can be useful in emergency situations.
An important element of the kit is the sheath for the Firebird G8012-DY knife. It's made of plastic and nylon, easily adjustable in length, so that the knife inside is seated as tightly as possible. With help of such sheath you can safely carry your knife on the waist belt. On the front side of the sheath the flint is placed. It can be used as a fully separate accessory. On the back side you can find a small diamond sharpener, which will always help maintain the proper sharpness of the blade. Also sheath has a strap-cutter which also makes this kit handy for survival issues.