Hogue has just announced that it will be building on its strength in the automatic knives category with a new line of out-the-front (OTF) knives. Designed by custom maker and long-time collaborator Allen Elishewitz, the 34000 series is billed as an OTF that is ready to stand up to hard use.
The 34000 is made of 6061-T6 aluminum and builds on the common rectangular OTF handle shape with hexagonal, scale-like texturing and a thumb recess at the hilt for added grip. The blade steel is CPM-154, with 3.4-inch tanto and clip point blade shape options. A non-reversible clip buries the 5.16 oz. OTF deep in the pocket.
Deployment and retraction is activated via a large sliding trigger on the spine of the knife. No proprietary technology appears to be on offer, but Hogue promises a fast action. “The result is a lightning fast spring action knife that is a reliable work horse each and every time you need it,” Hogue’s Jim Bruhn says.
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