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First Look: Bear Ops Bear Swipe IV Rescue Knife

First Look: Bear Ops Bear Swipe IV Rescue Knife

Bear Ops, the tactical brand of Bear & Son Cutlery specializing in blades designed for professional applications in military and law-enforcement roles, rolled out its new Bear Swipe IV Rescue Knife in 2019. This American-made pocket knife is purpose-built for the goal of providing enhanced performance while still retaining a compact, carry-ready size and weight for comfortable every day carry, all at a price today's budget-minded consumers can afford.

The Bear Ops Bear Swipe IV features a black-coated finish Sandvik-steel blade that deploys quickly using the integrated flipper and provides excellent cutting, carving, and piercing properties courtesy of a Tanto-style blade. The 14C28N steel used in the construction of this knife is known for its edge-retention qualities, making it a popular choice for high-end and custom knives designed for uses where maintaining a sharp edge through heavy use is a priority.

Slip-restraint handles on the Bear Ops Swipe IV are machined in scaled-black G10 and are ergonomically designed for a positive, comfortable grip and excellent blade control. This multipurpose knife also features a glass breaker, seatbelt cutter and a robust pocket clip. Lightweight and compact, the Bear Swipe IV Rescue Knife may be carried discreetly in pockets, attached to MOLLE gear or easily secured in packs.

Bear OPS Bear Swipe IV Rescue Knife Specifications

Model Number:  A-500-B4-B

  • Blade Material: Sandvik 14C28N
  • Handle Material: Black G10
  • Rockwell: 58-60
  • Closed Length: 4.25 inches
  • Edge Length: 3.25 inches
  • Weight: 4.1 ounces
  • Extras: Assisted Opening, Flipper, Seatbelt Cutter, Glass Breaker, Lifetime Warranty
  • Made in the USA
  • MSRP: $99.99

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