Brother Cowfish 1503CF- A Modern Traditional Lockback EDC

Urban Knife Guy reviews the Brother Cowfish model 1503CF as an urban EDC knife.


The Brother Cowfish 1503CF

  • Blade length: 2.657″
  • Closed Length: 3.58″
  • Overall Length: 6.26″
  • Knife Weight: 2.645oz/ 75g
  • Blade Width: 15mm (0.59″’)
  • Blade Thickness: 3.0mm (0.118″)
  • Surface: Sabre grind, Flat grind. satin-finish Sharpening Choil and about 1/4″ ricasso.

Sharp out of the box with a good grind.

Blade: VG10

VG10 is a high-end Japanese stainless steel, it’s high in carbon and Vanadium, it’s one of the most popular steels in Japan, its made by Takefu Special Steel Corporation located in Fukui Japan.

The G in its name stands for Gold, meaning that the steel has attained Gold standards for stainless steel. It is high carbon steel and VG10 is harder than most stainless types of steel. The cutting qualities are very good and the knife has good edge retention, is highly rust resistant and is easy to sharpen.

This blade is hardened to 60-61hrc

  • Handle – Black Carbon Fiber
  • Bolster: Steel. but each side looks like a one-piece construction. CNC machined.for the carbon fibre inlay
  • Liner: Steel
  • Washer: Copper
  • Lockback System

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