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The Redstone

The Redstone

Made to go anywhere, and go lightly

Regular price  $99.00
Regular price  Sale price  $99.00
Color

Color OD Green + Orange + Black

Blade Shape

Blade Shape Serrated

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The outdoor adventure knife, entirely re-imagined.

The Redstone is designed to be a compact and lightweight outdoor knife that you'll bring along anywhere the trail may take you. With our new island design concept, the Redstone allows for a finger to rest between the islands, providing superior grip, especially for a smaller knife. The Redstone is built around a one-piece die-stamped chassis which makes it incredibly strong, reducing the overall number of parts. The Redstone features our TJB Slide-Lock design for secure lock-up and easy one-handed use. The Redstone features a Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel for high corrosion resistance and great edge retention and has our very first bent-wire clip, it's the lightest and simplest clip possible.

Product details

Adventure Ready
Compact, but full-featured. The Redstone packs a bunch in a small package that you can fit nearly anywhere.
Blade Options
Available in both straight and serrated blade options.
Slide Lock Design
Leverages the TJB Slide-Lock design for secure lock-up and ambidextrous use.
Wire Clip
Our first formed-wire clip design

Technical specifications

Weight
1.8 oz / 50 g
Blade Steel
Sandvik 12C27
Blade Length
2.5" / 6.3 cm
Overall Length
6.2" / 15.6 cm
Lock Type
TJB Slide-Lock
Carry Orientation
Right Handed
Blade Type
Drop Point
Scale Material
Polypropylene
Hardware
Stainless Steel and Black-Oxide
Lanyard
Lightweight Paracord (included)
Pocket Clip
Deep Carry, Formed Wire
Carry Style
Tip Up
Washers
Phosphor Bronze
Designed In
Portland, Oregon
Made In
Yangjiang, China
  • Regular price  $99.00
    Regular price  Sale price  $99.00
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All day, every day.

We make knives and tools for people who live adventurously - for people like us. For those who aren’t content consuming other people’s stories, and who don’t wait around for other people to fix things. We're with you, from the pocket to the hand, and back again.

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Sandvik 12C27 stainless-steel blade

6.2” overall length

Island grip design

Inspired by climbing holds

Made to go anywhere.

Everyone in the backcountry needs a pocket knife, but there are few that you can both trust and blend seamlessly alongside the rest of your gear. The opportunity we saw with the Redstone was to make a small, lightweight knife that you could toss in your pack and basically forget about (until you really need it), but that had more premium materials, and was full-featured. The Redstone features our very first formed-wire pocket clip, a hand-hold grip design, an ambi-dextrous slide lock mechanism, and a partially serrated blade.

redstone tangerine
redstone glacier blue
redstone od green stainless

The outdoor adventure knife, entirely re-imagined.

The Redstone looks different because it is different. We created a one-piece chassis design that allowed us to minimize parts and keep out dirt and grime, while providing the structure required for the mechanism and grips. It can be fully-operated (both opened and closed) with one hand, and has a slide-lock mechanism, meaning that it’s extra secure when opened, but still easy to unlock and close with one hand. The Redstone uses our very first bent-wire pocket clip– one of the very lightest and most functional clip designs out there. It also comes with a lanyard, so that you can deploy it easily or clip it to other things. Add in a partially serrated blade ready to cut or rip, and the Redstone really is the full package.

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Made for this.

Made for that.

Every Detail Considered


Designing the Redstone.

We developed the Redstone with professional rock climber and photographer Savannah Cummins. She gave us a great insight; there are always three things in the top of her pack: a Bic lighter, some lip balm, and a small pocket knife. The thing about a pocket knife is that you never know when you are going to need it, but when you need it– you really need it. No other tool will do the job. Making one that is small enough to make the cut when you are packing your gear, but useful enough for hard and repeated work is a difficult undertaking. That was the mission of the Redstone.

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An idea worth holding on to.

Savannah is a rock climber, and rock holds, especially those inside climbing gyms have a very particular set of forms that are designed to maximize grip and surface area for fingers. This was our second insight. Grip on pocket knives is always an issue; imagine the consequences of dropping your wet pocket knife from a rock outcropping hundreds of feet off the ground. Could we use the concept of “holds” to make a small knife with great grip?

This “hold” concept gave us the chance to have some more fun with color, as that is always one of the things that is challenging in the pocket knife space: the general materials palette doesn’t allow for much exploration, but injected “holds” could really open things up.

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redstone primer gray in hand
average rating 4.7 out of 5
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Reviewed by Thomas G F.
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Great knife

Unique, great packaging!

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Reviewed by Jennifer R.
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Another great knife!

Love the redstone! Perfect size, great functionality, and love the colors. We will keep coming back to James always!

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Reviewed by troy m.
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sporty lil knife

I like the feel/balance. I wish it had a thumb screw/nut so it wouldn't take both hands to unfold the blade. but overall, the quality is very nice/solid

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Reviewed by Levaniko M.
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Great ADC knife

It’s one of my favorite pocket knives

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5 Stars

Fits hand well, blade sharp out of box, fun looking, great quality. Would recommend to friend or buy in the future!

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