Watch: DPx Gear HEFT 12 CHOP First Run “Expedition Knife”


Watch: DPx Gear HEFT 12 CHOP First Run “Expedition Knife”

If you’re a knife person and have some extra bucks to spare–and you like a big, heavy, machete-like knife for camp chores or zombie patrol–this might be for you.

DPx Gear is coming out with one heck of a big knife, and they’re taking pre-orders now.

They’re calling it the HEFT 12 CHOP, and here’s what they have to say about it:

Made in Italy by LionSTEEL featuring Sleipner stainless steel, ergonomic Micarta scales, and a flattened blade tip perfect for battoning. This DPx Gear website exclusive is a serialized limited edition first run knife that comes with a certificate of authenticity.


  • Stonewashed Sleipner steel with 60 HRC
  • Textured black Micarta scales
  • Serialized first run
  • Black KYDEX sheath made in the USA
  • Knife made in Italy by LionSTEEL
  • No-questions-asked lifetime warranty
  • Weight: 23.4 ounces (without sheath) / 29.3 ounces (with sheath)
  • Blade Length: 12.52″
  • Blade Thickness: 0.22″
  • Overall Length: 18.62″
  • Rockwell Hardness: 60
  • Estimated ship date: June 15th 2016
  • Special pre-order price: $380

It looks like a great tool. The price is way beyond my means, but that doesn’t stop me from wanting it.

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