Highland Special

Overall Length: 7.95 in/20.19 cm
Blade length: 3.875 in/9.84 cm
Blade Steel: CPM D-2
Steel Thickness: .140 in/3.56 mm
Weight: 4.75 oz
Hardness: 58-60RC

The highland Special has been a cornerstone of the Bark River Knives since 2002. This restructured version of the knife has been updated in a couple ways. We have added the lanyard loop of the Fox River to the rear of the tang. The steel has been upgraded from our standard A-2 to the new crucible steel CPM D-2. This newer powder metal technology steel has a much finer grain structure than the standard D-2 and has the toughness of the A-2 but enhanced edge holding properties. The CPM D-2 has the toughness of the A-2 but enhanced edge holding properties. The CPM D-2 is easy to re-sharpen and will take a razor edge. The CPM D-2 is also more stain resistant than the Standard A-2 because of it’s added amount of Chromium. The handles are not attached with corby bolts instead of pins to insure that there will be no handle scale separation. You will find this enhanced version to be a joy to use. This knife is available with bolsters as well as without bolsters.