First Look: Buck Knives Alpha Scout Knife

A great companion for your next outdoor adventure.

posted on January 31, 2023
Buck knives alpha scout

Buck Knives has been a family-owned business since Hoyt Buck began crafting the first Buck Knives in 1902. That tradition of making heirloom-quality knives keeps Buck as a leader in the industry.

The new 662 Alpha Scout continues that legacy and will be a welcome addition to your memory bank. The 662 Alpha Scout was designed to be used for fine detail work on large-game or on small-game animals, or anything you need that needs extra special attention. The handle is textured to give a solid grip and control so you have the confidence to maneuver any way you need to.

Holding an edge is easy for the 662 Alpha Scout as it is made with S35VN steel, is heat-treated with the famous Paul Bos heat treating system, undergoing an exhaustive process and then tempered to the appropriate Rockwell Hardness. You can be sure your edge will stay sharp longer and not fail.

662 Alpha Scout Features:

  • Hand-sharpened blade with jimping for detailed work
  • Drop-point blade
  • Textured richlite or walnut Dymalux for exceptional grip
  • Full tang for added strength
  • 1.39 inch blade thickness
  • 8.75 inch blade length
  • 6.25 inch overall length
  • 7.9 ounce weight
  • Backed by Buck’s Forever Warranty
  • Includes brown leather sheath
  • Knife and sheath made in the USA

MSRP for the 662 Alpha Scout is $189.99, and more information on this knife or other products from Buck Knives, be sure to visit


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