KA-BAR model #1214 offers an oval shaped non-slip Kraton G elastomer handle for excellent hand control during use even in wet conditions. The epoxy powder coated, high carbon steel (1095) full tang blade has a [HRC 56-58] hardness rating.
The full 7" blade is flat ground sharpened to 20 / 20 degrees with buff polished edges for better edge retention.
The metal butt caps & carbon steel guards are both powder coated for added corrosion protection.
KA-BAR Fighting Utility Knives were designed and built to meet military specifications and use.
Knife comes in a non-reflective all black finish and has a partially serrated edge section providing extra cutting power when dealing with tough materials such as braided or nylon rope.
This model comes with a KA-BAR / sheath constructed of a tough hard Molle compatible black plastic shell which is resistant to salt water and provides a hard surface which protects during rough use in harsh terrains. Sheath offers multiple tie-down ports allowing for several mounting positions including upside down. Knife is also available with a quality KA-BAR embossed black leather sheath, see model (1212) or in the straight edge versions (1211) and (1213) To view our entire collection of all black KA-BAR knives click here. Personalize This Knife with Custom Laser Engraving.