KA-BAR 1258 all black 3/4 size fighting utility knife is a well-designed non-reflective black fixed blade with the original straight edge clip point blade. This knife provides an extremely sharp cutting edge constructed of a (1095) Cro-Van steel full tang blade with a (HRC 56-58) hardness rating and a 20 degree flat grind.
The handle is crafted of non-slip Kraton G Elastomer which provides excellent grip control even in wet conditions.
Knife is made exclusively in Olean, New York, U.S.A. and proudly bears the KA-BAR brand name.
Knife comes with a Molle compatible hard shell black plastic sheath which is a highly protective and can withstand rough treatment in harsh terrains. These sheaths are known for their resistance to impact, corrosion, and abrasion. Its all-weather performance, imperviousness to most chemicals, petroleum-based products, and moisture, including salt water has made it very popular with underwater divers.
With the sheaths multiple lashing ports and double snap retention closures, this sheath can be mounted in several different positions including inverted.
Knife is also available in a quality black leather KA-BAR sheath version, both stitched and riveted for extra strength and durability, see model (1256) or with a partially serrated combo blade edge, model (1259). To view our entire product line of short 3/4 size fighting and tactical knives click here.