Thunderchief Prototype

Thunderchief Prototype


Thunderchief serial number 00  (stamped on the off side of the blade).

Here's the options on this one:

Thunderchief prototype

5/32” 0-1 tool steel

varied height grind (flat/convex with secondary edge)

saw teeth

Red canvas micarta scales (inner bevel front)

Black canvas micarta reverse bolsters

thin white spacers

stainless bolts

Blade length about 4 7/8”

Handle length about 4/34”

This knife is inspired by the F105 Thunderchief fighter bomber. I love the jet aircraft of the 1950’s so that’s why this knife exists. That and I also wanted to make another knife available in the 5” blade range since I only have one at this point. This one is really pointy so no prying with it, but it should be a plus for all you wood carvers out there. The overall shape imitates the fuselage of the F105. Along with that I gave a nod in a couple other places: 1, is the black reverse bolster which is meant to imitate the jet fan on the back of the F105. 2, The bevels on the inner side of the front of the scales (along with the shape of the front of the scales) imitate the air intakes on the Thunderchief.

Comes with a Turley Protect-o-plate, numbers matching the blade.

No sheath. 

Number 1 warranty on handle, Number 4 warranty on blade. (see catalog for warranty descriptions)

Insured, Priority shipping in the US or to an APO is INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

Shipping outside the US is available. Once you click the "buy" button you will be charged a flat rate of $45.00. I will get an email with your address after you pay. (if it doesn't let you proceed just send me an email)

I will email you back with an invoice for the remainder of the shipping rate. You can decline if it's too expensive and I will

put the item back up for sale and refund your money. Please know that shipping anywhere outside of

North America is expensive. You can figure a minimum of $50.00 and a maximum of over $100.00. 

If the item is shipped to the state of Missouri then 7.975% sales tax will be added after check out.

I will invoice you the tax amount shortly after you purchase the item. Politicians need more of our money to waste I reckon. 

 I use no jigs or helpers. My knives are not perfect by any means, if you’re looking for
perfection then I urge you to choose another maker. I don’t want to run business
away but I also want you to get what you expect. You must be 18 years of age or older to buy from Turley Knives.

By buying, you certify that the product in question is legal to ship to your address. No returns accepted for anything

obvious in the pictures and/0r noted in the information of the sale. 

Thanks for looking!

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