Tourist knife RC-4 from the company RAT Cutlery further development of the rapidly becoming quite popular model of the knife RC-3 of the same company. On the basis of which a modification was even created for power structures RC-3MIL.
Tourist knife RC-4 from RAT Cutlery, description, overview, working qualities of the knife, wearing options.
Tourist knife RC-4 in appearance is almost a complete copy of the knife RC-3 and differs from it only in longer (11.4 and 9.8 cm, respectively) and thick (4.7 and 3.1 mm) blades. The RC-4 knife is positioned by the manufacturer as the main tourist or tactical knife.
IZULA knife, but even thicker, the blade generally suggests forgetting about some problems associated with possible damage when chopping and picking a tree. However, this fragility practically does not affect the use of the same products. The RC-4 knife cuts well and confidently, despite the thickness of the blade it allows you to cut thin slices. The protective coating of the blade is quite stable, there were no problems with abrasion during work, but with a rather strong accidental hit with the edge of the butt on a steel corner, a piece of coating smaller than a millimeter fell off, revealing bare steel. Probably now in this place will rust.
SERE in the name of the knife Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (survival, acceleration, resistance and escape). Defining a General Plan of Action for US Army Survival Survivors in the War Zone (FM 21-76 US ARMY SURVIVAL MANUAL).
And finally, a special notch was made on the handle of the RC-5 SERE knife (in the photo in the red square) so that the knife could be used when producing fire by friction, in this case the handle becomes the top stop for the rotary drill.