Questions and Answers for Seac Rip Fish Stainless Steel Knife:
How much does this knife rust? A little, a lot or not at all?
Aaron (Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com)
Hi Tyler, All knife rust sooner or later. When taking care of a knife remember to dry the blade and also dry the sheath. this will help slow the rusting process greatly.
The Rip Fish offers a asymmetric, double-ground blade, excellent penetration with the tip and high cutting capacity on both the straight and serrated edges.
Tempering and Hardness
The heat treatment of top-quality steel improves the mechanical characteristics and rust resistance. Also gives the knife excellent hardness of over 50 on the Rockwell scale.
This geometry is obtained through two concave grindings on the sides of the blade. It has the advantage of having a very thin edge and therefore maximum cutting capacity.
Kit for Attaching to HP/LP Hoses
The Rip Lock sheath was conceived to attach the knife to the HP/LP hoses for easier access while diving.
Hilt Can Be Dismantled
The special removable hilt makes it easier to clean the knife and maintain its characteristics over time.
Rip Lock Sheath
Shockproof sheath with Rip Lock safety device. A simple click ensure easy and safe locking.
The particular configuration of the tip of some blades grants the knife a greater cutting capacity.
THe particular configuration of the tip of some blades grants the knife a greater penetration capacity.
The study of the length of the blade in relation to the hilt and the decision to use one piece of metal grants the knife excellent balance that allows a perfect grip, limiting the risk of dropping it to the maxium.
High-performance martensitic stainless steel for high-quality blades. Grants the knife excellent resistance to corrosion and wear, long-lasting and sharpening.