Inspired by the shape of WW2-era pitchfork tine piercers created by the OSS and other clandestine groups to arm behind-the-lines freedom fighters, the Ti Tine Piercer is flat, slim, lightweight, and of course... pointy as hell.
While the original OSS Tine piercers were about a foot long, the CPG Titanium Tine is 6.25" long with approximately 3" of that dedicated to the unwrapped end that makes holes. The handle is wrapped with hemp cord and epoxy over a layer of foam, and the end cap is also wrapped in epoxied hemp cord.
The tip is pointy, with no sharp edge - it's a piercer, not a cutter. Various grips can be used depending on the size of your hands and how much of the tip you want to expose (see pics).
To carry, run your belt through the Kevlar static line on the plastic tube sheath (inspired by FLC Knives), or mount it on/behind a backpack strap, PALS webbing or other mounting surface. It's also great for pocket carry with the pommel resting on the edge of your pocket.
The Ti Tine can fit snugly in the sheath if you press it in all the way, or you can trim the sheath shorter for a looser fit. If you do trim, be sure it's not inserted so deep it protrudes out the bottom.
- Titanium (Grade 5) with carbidized tip on one side
- Hemp cord wrap with epoxy over EVA foam
- Sheath is black plastic tubing with Kevlar 300# static line
Origin: 100% USA