New Assisted Opening Tactical Knife from Bear OPS

New Assisted Opening Tactical Knife from Bear OPS

Jacksonville, Alabama – Bear OPS, an Alabama manufacturer of premium knives, introduces a new assisted-open tactical pocketknife called the Bear Swipe® IV. This new addition to the Bear OPS lineup sets a new standard for the practical tactical folder segment with its premium materials, exceptional craftsmanship, and a utilitarian design.

The Bear Swipe IV folding knife is an assisted-opening tactical knife infused with American ingenuity and craftsmanship. Like all Bear OPS knives, the Bear Swipe IV is meticulously crafted in the heart of Alabama, where generations of skilled artisans apply their skills to every work piece.

The Bear Swipe IV boasts a modified drop-point blade forged from 14C28N Sandvik steel—a premium, high-carbon stainless steel that exhibits remarkable durability and exceptional edge retention. So, whether you’re navigating the great outdoors or tackling everyday tasks, this knife will get the hard jobs done. The assisted opening mechanism and thumb studs provide swift and easy access to the blade, and the framelock mechanism guarantees the blade remains locked open with every deployment.

Functionality meets style in the utilitarian design of the Bear Swipe IV. The ergonomic black and green G10 handle resists daily wear and provides a secure and comfortable grip for optimal control even in the most demanding situations and. Minimum snag points, Torx screws, and a stainless-steel insert along with a robust pocket clip are among the additional features offered.

Bear OPS Bear Swipe® IV Specifications:

  • Model Number: A-400-B4-B MSRP: $99.99 (Black Blade)

    A-400-B4-P MSRP: $97.99 (Bead Blasted Blade)

  • Blade Material: 14C28N Sandvik Steel
  • Handle Material: Black and Green G10
  • Rockwell: 58-60
  • Closed Length: 4 ¼ inches
  • Open Length: 7 ½ inches
  • Edge Length: 3 ¼ inches
  • Weight: 3.7 ounces
  • Extras: assisted opening, pocket clip, stainless steel inserts, Lifetime Warranty
  • Origin: Jacksonville, Alabama

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About Bear OPS:

Bear OPS is a division of Bear & Son Cutlery with the goal to manufacture the best tactical knives. Every knife is made with (OPS) Operational Precision for Superior use and can be relied on for any situation. Bear OPS only uses USA manufactured parts, materials and a dedicated workforce that’s proud to build knives for our nation’s first responders and military members.

About Bear & Son Cutlery:

Bear & Son Cutlery is equipped with a rich family tradition in knife making and employs a skilled and experienced workforce that is capable of performing many of the extra hand operations that go into the making of their products. The  Bear & Son Cutlery factory is unique. It is fully self-contained. While some companies only assemble parts brought from various suppliers and put their names on the product, Bear & Son Cutlery does everything in-house from building their own blanking dies to heat treating, grinding and assembly, and hand finishing products. These steps ensure that  Bear & Son Cutlery is of excellent quality and a real value for both the dealer and consumer. Their ongoing commitment is to make them in Jacksonville, Alabama and make them affordable.

Bear & Son Cutlery // 1111 Bear Blvd. S.W. Jacksonville, AL 36265 // 256-435-2227// //


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