Browning slices into knife market.

Author:Thurman, Russ
Position:Industry Watch

The knife section in Browning's catalog is impressive, offering enough knives to qualify the gun maker as a cutlery company. With high-end designs and cutting edge materials, there's a lot of innovation in the knife offerings from Browning.

For 2003, Browning has a number of new knives. The fixed-blade Buck Mark Silhouettes are full-tang knives with a Buck Mark logo cutout. The scales and sheath are dressed in Mossy Oak Break-up.

The Extreme F.D.T. (Field Dressing Tools) come in three models, featuring one, two or three-blades and handles in Mossy Oak Break-Up. The three-blade Model 692 has a 3 1/2-inch drop-point blade with guthook, a saw and a contoured drop-point blade.

A new folder has been added to the Barracuda line. The Model 6042 is a medium drop point with a new silver fluorine aluminum powder finish on the blade. The Mossy Oak Break-up handles feature round rubber inlays.

The 125 Year Commemorative Field Grade Knife features John M. Browning's signature on the...

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