"Super Chute" by David Sharp | Custom Alliance #52


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WILSON TACTICAL® CUSTOM ALLIANCE

For over a decade, WILSON TACTICAL® the knife and tool division of WILSON COMBAT® has brought the finest in quality edged tactical tools to our discriminating clientele. For 2020 we are raising the bar and will be offering a limited collection of handmade knives by some of today's premier tactical knife makers without the long wait typically associated with special ordering a custom edged masterpiece.

These newly designed knives featured in the new CUSTOM ALLIANCE will be few in number, and will quickly become a valued centerpiece of your collection. These offerings will typify the WILSON standards of extraordinary quality, classic design and unmatched value.

"Super Chute" by David Sharp
 

There is no doubt that in the world of handmade knives there was no greater influence than Robert W. Loveless. Loveless was the pioneer of handmade high-performance knives from modern materials that looked as good as they worked.  His legendary designs like the drop point hunter, sub-hilt fighter, chute knife, and his embrace of high-performance steel and handle materials were the genesis of the current industry of handmade custom cutlery across the world. Loveless was an American institution that freely trained a multitude of young makers in his signature rakish styling and build techniques up until his death in 2010.


After inspecting many maker’s Loveless style knives, we selected David Sharp to make us another custom run of an exciting Loveless hybrid design-the “Super Chute” Allowed to study original Loveless patterns and techniques by Loveless’ knife making partner Jim Merritt, Sharp has emerged as one of the top Loveless design makers in the world.


The “Super Chute” is a hybrid of two legendary Loveless fighting knife designs-the “Chute Knife” and the lesser-known “Dixon Fighter”.  What emerges from perfect this mashup is an exciting take on two legendary designs-the feel and look of the thicker, stouter chute profile with an elongated clip and fighter grind of the “Dixon. This hybrid is simply all business and Sharp’s grinding and hand-rubbed finish is nothing short of perfection.  From the mirror-finished CPM154 powdered metal blade to the polished California Curly Claro Walnut handles-this knife is the “total package” and impossible to improve on. The sheath is made by Sharp just like Loveless did-cut out, sewn and molded by hand, and finally oiled for a lifetime of hard use

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 Blade Steel  CMP154, Stainless Steel, Hand Rubbed 2000 Grit Finish
 Hardness  60HRC
 Blade Length  5.7/8"
 Blade Thickness  .240"
 Handle Material  Curly Claro w/ Red liners
 Handle Length  5"
 Overall Length  10 7/8"
 Hardware  416 Stainless
 Weight  9.2 oz.

The Super Chute is limited to ten serial-numbered pieces, limit one knife per customer. This Custom Alliance is NOT RETURNABLE.

01 of 10 - SOLD
02 of 10 - SOLD
03 of 10 - SOLD
04 of 10 - SOLD
05 of 10 - SOLD
06 of 10 - SOLD
07 of 10 - SOLD
08 of 10 - SOLD
09 of 10 - SOLD
10 of 10 - SOLD

David does not limit himself to Loveless designs but is a versatile and sought-after maker that does a wide variety of high-end custom fixed and folding knives.