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First of all, thank you Spartan Blades for the invitation to review this knife which is the perfect combination of form, function, & beauty. One subject I would like to address right away, is that like many others I have heard from, I was torn between which dagger to get first, the Harsey Dagger, or the Les George V14 Dagger. Out of practicality for my needs, the Harsey Dagger made the most sense to get first. However, I cannot stress enough that one is not a substitute for the other. Because of this, I will absolutely be purchasing the Les George V14 as well, and I cannot imagine anyone who would ever come to regret purchasing both, as they are both must haves IMO. The Harsey Dagger came with sharp edges that were absolutely symmetrical all the way around, with a perfectly sharpened tip. I cannot recommend the Harsey Dagger strongly enough. The retention of the kydex sheath is absolutely spot on, not too tight , not too loose, and I carry it upside down on the right side of my chest using the Mercharness for easy access with my left hand, as I have my Spartan Blades Ares on my right side of my belt to access with my right hand, and this setup is absolutely perfect for my needs & preferences. I don't fancy myself a collector, but after coming across Spartan Blades Elite line of knives, I will be purchasing many more, and put them all to good use.
Unless you actually hold this in your hand you will never know what it is to experience a work of fine art made into a tool of supreme practically. OK so its a weapon - but only if you want it to be - otherwise it is so much more.
It is a feast for the eyes, a tactile journey for your touch and a soft whisper to your senses. It reminds me of my wife when I first met her 34 years back....
Blown away by the unmatched high quality of the Spartan Harsey Dagger. The amazing craftsmanship, is obvious. The balance of this piece is spot on. I am proud to own this deadly tool. Appreciate the top notch customer service and the accompanying swag., too. Well done, Spartan Blades USA. Keep up the great work.
Awesome dagger,in satin finish looked amazing,really nice company to deal with.Definately won't be my last order with them.
Awesome design,really well made by spartan knives
If you want a dagger with a vintage feel with awesome modern finish look no further. Clean lines and feels great in the hand. Jimping on handle is an excellent add. Pictures do not exaggerate how cool the finish is on this unique piece.
Spartan Harsey Dagger - Designed by prolific knife designer William W. Harsey Jr., the Spartan-Harsey Dagger was designed to be a combat dagger. Based on Mr. Harsey’s extensive experience working with Special Operations Forces, he developed, what we believe to be the epitome of what a combat dagger should be. Its timeless design is matched only by the use of premium US materials which include; S35VN with excellent vacuum heat treatment with double deep cryogenic treatment and pressure tempering, full tang construction and a 3D contoured canvas micarta handle, textured for excellent grip. These feature's combined with its beautiful design makes for a knife that will most assuredly become an American classic.
Knife Name: Spartan Harsey Dagger
Designer(s): William "Bill" Harsey
Overall Length: 10 3/4"
Blade Length: 6”
Blade Thickness: 3/16”
Blade Steel: CPM S35VN
Blade Hardness: 58-60 HRC
Blade Style: Dagger
Coating: PVD – Tungsten DLC (Flat Black) or ZrN (Flat Dark Earth)
Handle Material: 3D contoured Double Black CE Canvas Micarta®
Sheath: Lined Nylon MOLLE sheath (Black, Coyote Tan, or MultiCam) or Kydex with Belt Loop (Black or Coyote Tan)
Weight: 6.72 oz