The Burnside Knives Cabrillo 2B has a black finished, compound ground, plain edge, modified spear point blade 3.01" (8.04" overall). Textured & contoured black G-10 scales are fastened to the open-built steel liner lock with a small G10 backspacer and lanyard hole. It's configured for left and right hand carry with a tip-up pocket clip with great action & detent. The black CPM-S35VN stainless blade has a dramatic open fuller and both a flipper & thumb stud open option.
The Cabrillo 2B designed by Rick Maderis is a redesign of the larger original Cabrillo debuted in 2015 as an expedition knife with roots pointing to the Pacific Northwest. The Cabrillo Shape was inspired by a Morion, a Spanish Helmet, and has a recurve & deep plunge which reduces the overall surface level, allowing air to pass. This dramatically reduces the chance of the knife getting stuck.
An impressive work, outdoors or operator's folder that would be a compliment to any pack or gear kit. A great design on an EDC cutting tool.
JUAN RODRIGUEZ CABRILLO (1475-1543) WAS A SPANISH EXPLORER WHO LED THE FIRST SPANISH EXPEDITION TO EXPLORE THE WEST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES. IN 1541 ANTONIO DE MENDOZA, THE VICEROY OF NEW SPAIN, SELECTED CABRILLO TO ESTABLISH A TRADING ROUTE BETWEEN CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE SPICE ISLANDS; AN EXPLORATORY MISSION. CABRILLO'S EXPEDITION IS POPULARIZED BY HIS FINDINGS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S SAN DIEGO BAY. BEFORE CABRILLO'S DEATH IN 1543, HE ORDERED HIS PILOT, BARTOLOME FERRER TO CONTINUE NORTH. RESEARCH INDICATES CABRILLO'S CREW REACHED SOUTHERN OREGON.