Looking for a dependable, lightweight knife that performs under the most difficult of tasks? Then the 418 Vertex by Buck Knives is the right knife for you. The 3' wharncliffe blade and arched back were designed to provide strength while applying pressure on more difficult tasks. The handle design reduces weight, making this knife under 2 oz. and barely noticeable on the trail.Read more
This is Buck's standard blade material because it approaches the wear resistance of high carbon alloys while delivering the corrosion resistance of chromium stainless steels. Add our exclusive heat-treat process and you have a very user-friendly combination of superior corrosion resistance with excellent strength for wear resistance and durability. You also have a blade that is easy to resharpen. For best performance we harden to a Rockwell hardness of Rc 58.
ONE HANDED OPENING
Has a thumb stud, blade hole or other feature to facilitate one-hand use. Some models are one-hand opening and one-hand closing as well.