Gear TOPS Knives – TOPS Apache Dawn Redux Industry News March 17, 2017 0 COMMENT If you’ve been looking for a new knife. upi want to check out the Apache Dawn from TOPS Knives — but only if you’re looking for a fixed blade big enough to beat Harambe or General Ursus to death with. TOPS, who first debuted it last year at SHOT, says this an updated version of the one they’ve made since their beginning in the industry. Industry News: TOPS Knives Apache Dawn Redux Here’s what they said tell us about it. A new dawn is here… A classic design with updated features, the Apache Dawn Rockies Edition is ready for duty. Weighing in at just under one pound, this knife has the heft, speed, and length needed to be an excellent all around combat/field knife. With the harpoon-style tip and the thin swedge, the spine pushes the blade down as it enters its target, making a wider cut and providing good penetration. The black G10 handles with Rocky Mountain Tread and pronounced finger guard give a solid grip, especially when it’s most crucial. As a field knife, the Apache Dawn RE excels. It has a finger choil for controlled cutting, a nice belly to the tip, and a long blade capable of performing a variety of cutting tasks. Pick yours up today from a TOPS Authorized Dealer or online here. Apache Dawn Rockies Edition Overall Length: 11.88” Blade Length: 6.75” Cutting Edge: 6.13” Blade Thickness: 1/4″ Blade Steel: 1095 RC 56-58 Blade Finish: Tumble Finish Handle Material: Black G10 Handle Style: Rocky Mountain Tread Knife Weight: 15.5oz Weight w/ Sheath: 21oz Sheath Material: Olive Drab Ballistic Nylon Sheath Clip: Molle Backing Designer: TOPS Team MSRP: $220 Industry News. What are you seeing here? Just as the tagline reads — industry news. This is a product (or service) announcement. It is not an endorsement. It is not a review. It is not an advertisement. Posts on RECOILweb.com labeled as Industry News are advisory notifications only. Information contained therein is likely provided by the individual manufacturer (or service provider), provided to RW and passed along to our readers as a notification only. Such articles do not represent our tacit approval, nor (unless labeled SPONSORED) were they paid for. RECOIL publishes not just for a fraction of the gun-owning community, but all of it. Individual editorial staff member opinions are not the sole arbiter of what news we present. What one person derides, another will extol. One of RECOIL’s responsibilities is to inform readers of new products or services from manufacturers, training organizations, and the like. RECOIL readers have made it very clear this is something they want to see, and frequently. Some of those products will be chosen for further coverage or evaluation. Some will not. Some may have great promise or potential. Others will do nothing but prove the old adage, A fool and his money are soon parted. Readers should form their own conclusions, if appropriate. Rest assured if a member of the RECOIL staff is providing an opinion, you will know about it. If you are aware of a new technology, product, or service you think is worth us passing along, reach out to RECOIL@enthusiastnetwork.com with details.