New Fixed-Blade Knife From Hogue

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If you’re looking for a new fixed blade knife to round out your kit, Hogue has you covered. New from Hogue International is the EX-F02, a knife with a fixed blade crafted of A2 tool steel. According to the company the knife was designed for durability and versatility.

The EX-F02 has a polymer/OverMolded rubber handle and is crafted to ensure a solid grip. The tail of the handle is recessed for use in a reverse grip and it’s also made for good balance in both grip styles. The blade itself, which will be offered in both a clip point and tanto style, is hand sharpened. Hogue took care to heat-treat the blade to RC 57-59, and it’s also cryogenically treated, so it should stand up to a wide variety of tasks.

Hogue co-owner Jim Bruhns had this to say regarding the new knife: “The EX-F02’s light-weight durable design was created specifically with the outdoors-man in mind. We created a concept that takes advantage of Hogue’s precision tool-making and OverMolding expertise.”

The company also designed a polymer sheath to go along with their new knife. The sheath is ambidextrous and, according to Bruhns, it’s unique and such high quality it has “to be seen to be believed.” It’s MOLLE compatible and features auto-retention so the knife stays put until you need it.

MSRP is $149.95. The grip is being offered in four colors: black, OD green, flat dark earth, and hunter orange.

Take a look at Hogue’s website at www.hogueinc.com



katie.ainsworth

Katie is an avid shooter, hunter, military journalist, and Southern girl. Firearms are her passion whether at the range or on a spot-and-stalk after a big buck. She’s a staff writer at The Firearm Blog and writes about guns, hunting, and the military for various publications both online and in print such as Outdoor Life, Handguns, and Shooting Illustrated. Shoot her a message at ainsworth.kat@usa.com


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  • Kovacs Jeno

    Another advertisement copy-pasted here:-(

    • Anon

      I think Katie A.’s primary job is to post product releases and link videos from gun YT’s that you’re already subscribed to

  • Nathan Means

    I love houge rubber grips but I feel that everything else they sell has a “hougmongous” markup!. Get it? No…. Well Ill get a grip then.

  • Bill

    Priced well below their Elishewitz collaborations, I hope it’s the same quality, and that maybe they come out with a slightly longer version.

  • Grindstone50k

    Would like to have a little more info rather than just a product announcement.