Ontario Knife Model 2 RAT Folder (Black Blade, Plain Edge)

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With all the critical acclaim that the RAT Model 1 received, it seemed impossible for Ontario Knife Company to improve on perfection. However, the Ontario RAT Model 2 manages to recapture all the magic of the Model 1 while simultaneously being 20% smaller. That makes it a flawless EDC.

The first model of the Ontario RAT, which stands for Randall's Adventure Training, boasted an unwieldy and intimidating 3.5-inch blade, but Ontario came back with a manageable 3-inch blade, making it an excellent carry in urban settings.

This particular version of the RAT II has an AUS8 stainless steel blade with a full-flat grind and sleek black finish that matches the black nylon handle.

Despite being more compact than its larger brother, the RAT II has that same robust handle that feels natural in the hand.

The RAT II is designed for maximum comfort. A customizable clip allows placement in four different positions on the knife while the reversible thumbstud allows for use with either hand.

Pound for pound, the Ontario RAT Model 2 is not only the best bang for your buck but it's also one of the best EDC knives around.

Model Number: 8861
Catalog Number: 439891
Closed Length 4.125 inches
Blade Length 3. inches
Blade Material Stainless Steel (AUS8)
Blade Edge Plain
Point Drop Point
Lock Type Liner Lock
Assisted Open No
Handle Material Nylon
Total Length 7.0 inches
Blade Color Black
Sheath Included No
Pocket Clip Included Yes
Knife Type Folding
Knife Weight 2.8 ounces
Handle Color Black
Country of Origin Taiwan

Situated in New York State's scenic Southern Tier, Ontario Knife Company produces one of the most comprehensive, wide-ranging product lines in the cutlery industry today. Ontario has built its reputation on a heritage of uncompromising craftsmanship, quality materials and components . . . and a steadfast commitment to its workforce. Ontario's products routinely deliver the most cherished attributes of PERFORMANCE and VALUE . . . all at affordable prices!

In addition to being a major supplier to the U.S. Government, OKC teams up with a nationwide network of distributors/dealers to market its products to many diverse consumer and niche markets. Worldwide sales activity encompasses some 28 countries . . . and continues to grow. "You might say we're really a 'quiet company,' but there's really a lot more going on than meets the eye!"

Consider Ontario Knife when in need of knives, machetes, edged products and specialty tools.

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Customer Reviews

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By Dan V. from Indiana
November 16, 2017

Bought a RAT 1, awesome knife but a little large for me, as an EDC. They nailed it on the 2! I like it even better then the big one, and it sits better in my pocket. There is just a bit of wiggle side to side on the blade, even when locked open. I may take it apart, see if I can get the wiggle out. Sorry, no news on the blade steel yet, have not used it enough to dull it so far.

By Rick S. from Ranger, GA
April 15, 2016

Great knife! Will buy more knifes from the Ontario line, again a great knife!

By William W. from El Cajon, CA
January 13, 2015

This is a great knife. You should buy one. It looks great. It opens easily. Its not too heavy. Its a great every day carry knife. This is the first Ontario knife I have purchased and I really like it.

By Bob R. from Oxford, MD
January 14, 2014

Bought a Rat II as a Christmas present for myself. Love it, light weight doesn't wear a hole in your pocket. My first AUS-8 blade, unbelievable edge, so far edge retention is great too. Don't know why I put up with an inferior knife for so long. Don't wait for Christmas to get yours.

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