Ka-bar Knives D2 Extreme Tactical Fixed Blade Knife w/ Leather Sheath

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Cutting tests prove that D2 is one of the toughest steels used in knife making. Featured here in the classic clip point blade shape that made KA-BAR famous.

•Weight: 0.75 lbs.

•Length: Blade length 7

•Overall length 11-7/8

•Grind: Flat

•Shape: Clip

•Handle Material: Kraton G

•Stamp: USA HRC:

•Edge Angle: 20 Degrees Butt Cap /Guard:

•Steel: D2

•Knife Made in USA

•Leather sheath Made in Taiwan

Model Number: 1283
Catalog Number: 314277
Specifications
Blade Length 7 inches
Blade Material Stainless Steel (D2)
Sheath Material Leather
Blade Edge Partially Serrated/ComboEdge
Point Clip Point
Handle Material Kraton
Total Length 11.88 inches
Blade Color Black
Sheath Included Yes
Pocket Clip Included No
Knife Type Fixed Blade
Knife Weight 12.48 ounces
Handle Color Black
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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.

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Customer Reviews

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By Steven P. from Thousand Oaks, CA
August 6, 2008

This is perfect for what I got it for. It was originally a gift for a friend, then I got one for myself. My friend took it camping and used it for everything (digging, prying, and of course cutting stuff, like small trees and ropes). After a week of intense use he brought it back and it still looked like new, just like mine which hadn't been used yet. The thing's indestructible.

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