Maxpedition — a California-based manufacturer of bags, packs, pouches, knives & tools — released a full range of fixed blade knives this past spring, including the Large Fishbelly Fixed Blade Knife, which features a 6.25-inch D2 tool steel blade hardened to 58-60HRC. The blade has a thickness of 0.22 inches. This knife also boasts an overall length of 11 inches and a weight of 8.7 ounces. In addition, the Large Fishbelly Fixed Blade knife has a full height flat grind with a convex edge. Meanwhile, the blade features a matte hard chrome finish, and the ergonomic overmolded nylon grip handle has a thong hole sized to allow 1″ ballistic webbing to pass through. This knife, which comes with a kydex belt sheath, is available at a retail price of $119.99. See below for additional details.

Product Features

* Dimensions: 6.25″ (L) x 0.22″ blade; 11″ Overall Length
* Fixed Blade Weight: 8.7 oz
* Large Sheath Weight: 3.4 oz

Blade Material

* D2 tool steel to 58-60HRC, double tempered with cryogenic treatment

Blade Grind / Sharpening

* Full height flat grind with 1″ curved choil; convex sharpening for strong edge

Blade Finish / Coating

* Industrial hard chrome plating to 1 mil (0.001″) over matte bead blast


Hidden full tang with 4 keys and 2 thru holes for secure integration with molded handle


* Ergonomic overmolded nylon grip with non-slip EDM texturing; thong hole sized to allow 1″ ballistic webbing to pass through


* Kydex belt sheath with dual retention lips, stainless steel rivets and lashing holes designed to fit 550 paracord

For more information about the Large Fishbelly Fixed Blade Knife, and the full range of products currently offered by Maxpedition, please visit

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