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CMP 4V Fixed Blade?

Discussion in 'Chris Reeve Knives' started by Silverstonev8, Nov 2, 2020.

  1. Silverstonev8

    Silverstonev8 Gold Member Gold Member

    281
    Jul 12, 2018
    Looks like a new blade steel for fixed blades. I didn’t hear anything about this change.

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  2. loon#r

    loon#r Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 10, 2008
    Oh my god yes!
     
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  3. warmartyr

    warmartyr

    54
    Jun 6, 2019
    What are the qualities of CPM 4V?
     
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2020
  4. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    That will be sweet. I’m definitely in for one in 4V.
     
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  5. kidcongo

    kidcongo

    Jan 12, 2013
    Nice!!!
     
  6. archieblue

    archieblue Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2001
    Wow!
     
  7. Gaspumps

    Gaspumps Gold Member Gold Member

    255
    May 14, 2012
    IF that's accurate, I just put a fixed blade purchase on hold to get in line for one of these!!!!!
    NOTE: just checked the CRK web site and started an order for a Pacific. No steel choice at this time. Only serrated and non-serrated. Specs page shows S35VN only. Let's hope!
     
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  8. TRfromMT

    TRfromMT Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Jan 4, 2016
    I wonder if they will just transition away from s35vn completely, going with s45vn for folders, 4V for fixed blades.

    Has CRK ever offered a choice in a single model (apart from the damascus options)?
     
  9. Ernie1980

    Ernie1980 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    That would be a nice way to go for them! To my knowledge there has never been a choice of steels other than Damascus.
     
  10. archieblue

    archieblue Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2001
    Nkonka was CPM-3V
     
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  11. loon#r

    loon#r Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 10, 2008
    It’s a sign...

    I’d been waiting for a BRKT 4v kephart for a few months only to be notified that it was completely discontinued and my order was canceled.
     
  12. marthinus

    marthinus KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 10, 2006
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  13. DBH

    DBH

    Aug 3, 2001
    Interesting. Need to research this blade steel and start saving money!
     

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