The KA-BAR model #1212 offers an oval shaped non-slip Kraton G elastomer handle which provides for better control during use even in wet conditions. The epoxy powder coated, high carbon (1095) full tang steel blade has a [HRC 56-58] hardness rating.
The full tang 7" blade is flat ground sharpened to 20 / 20 degrees with buff polished edges for edge retention.
The metal butt caps & carbon steel guards, are both powder coated.
Knife is made exclusively in Olean, New York and proudly stamped with the KA-BAR brand name.
Knife has a non-reflective all black finish with a partially serrated blade section for added cutting power through tough materials such as braided or nylon rope.
This knife comes with a high quality black leather KA-BAR embossed belt sheath, both stitched and riveted to maintain extra strength and durability. The knife is also available with the Hard Shell sheath; see model (#1214) and straight edge versions model (1211) and (1213) To view our entire collection of all black KA-BAR knives click here. Personalize This Knife with Custom Laser Engraving.