KA-BAR D2 Extreme Fighting/Utility Knife, 7" Blade, Kraton G Handle - 1282
•Weight: 0.75 ounces
•Overall length: 11.875"
•Blade Length: 7"
•Blade Shape: Clip
•Blade Stamp: USA
•Handle: Kraton G
•Edge Angle: 20
•Butt Cap/Guard: Powdered Metal / 1095 Carbon
•HRC Rating: 59-60CR
•Made In U.S.A.
•Comes with a black SGF sheath.
The new SGF sheaths are made out of a tough reinforced glass filled nylon. Resistant to salt water and provides a hard surface which protects during rough use. It has several lashing ports which provides multiple tie down options. Popular with scuba divers.
|Blade Length||7.00 inches|
|Blade Material||Stainless Steel (D2)|
|Sheath Material||Glass filled nylon|
|Blade Edge||Partially Serrated/ComboEdge|
|Total Length||11.88 inches|
|Knife Type||Fixed Blade|
|Knife Weight||0.75 ounces|
|Country of Origin||USA|
Making a quality KA-BAR product requires the talent of experienced craftspeople performing dozens of processes with precision and skill. Each knife undergoes specific manufacturing processes to ensure corrosion resistance, strength, edge holding ability, and an out-of-the-box razor sharp cutting edge.
Soon after its introduction in the mid-1920's, the KA-BAR trademark became widely known and respected. There have been many versions of how the KA-BAR name came to be, but all evidence points to a letter received from a fur trapper. This particular fur trapper's testimonial turned out to be the most significant ever received by the company.
He wrote, in very rough English, that his gun had jammed and that he had therefore relied on his knife to kill a wounded bear that was attacking him. In thanking the company for their quality product the trapper described using his knife to kill the bear. All that was legible of his scrawled writing was "k a bar". The company was so honored by this testimonial that they adopted this phrase and used it as their trademark, KA-BAR.
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The perfect gift....all around great quality....very sharp.
This is a fantastic knife and great for every purpose! Maybe not eating at home but for every thing else it top quality.
This is a very nice knife! However, it is a bit over priced. I ordered this on line without really seeing this, other than a web photo. It's a very good knife but a bit over priced. Please know while serving in the Marine Crop from May 1990 till May 1994. I carried a Kay Bar while deployed. When I heard a friend of my was being deployed to Iraq I made it a point to give him my old trusty Kay Bar.
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