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In extreme close-quarter encounters where a suspect is attempting to take an officer's handgun, or an officer cannot access his handgun, the TDI knife is available as a "last option" knife. When worn on the pant belt the entire unit - knife and sheath - is well concealed. Designed by John Benner, founder and owner of Tactical Defense Institute. Now available with partially serrated blade, coyote brown handle and sheath, and black metal belt clip.
|Weight||0.35 lb.||Steel||AUS 8A Stainless Steel|
|Blade Type||Fixed Blade||Lock Style||N/A|
|Measurements||Blade length 2-5/16"; Overall length 5-5/8"||Grind||Hollow|
|Edge Angles||15 Degrees||Handle Material||Zytel ®|
|Stamp||KA-BAR TDI||Butt Cap/Guard||N/A|
|Pocket Clip||N||Made in||Taiwan|
This knife is awesome! It was already RAZOR sharp when I bought it, able to slice through beer cans with the greatest of ease. The clip-sheath is really cool, the knife locks into place and stays there pretty well, but can be pulled out if you need it. Has a nice weight to it, and fits really well in your hand. I would give this knife more stars If I could! You should definitely pick one up today.
Great knife, holds well to the side. hides well with just a tee shirt, when ccw / pistol can't be carried. I bought second one with a full blade.
Only a 33-year veteran police Lieutenant could truly understand what makes a knife effective for close-quarters defense. While serving as President and Chief Instructor of Tactical Defense Institute, John Benner saw time and time again what he already believed to be true from first-hand experience: In a conflict, fine motor skills deteriorate and gross motor skills are most effective for fending off assailants. Benner then set out to design a low-profile fixed blade knife for law enforcement, military and security personnel that could be drawn quickly and efficiently in times of duress. After more than a year of prototype samples and in-field testing, the Benner-approved TDI knife was put into production. The same basic principles that founded that first knife were incorporated into all future TDI models, which now complete an expansive line of tactical knives.
We ship all orders via UPS Ground. Orders Placed Monday - Friday will ship within 48 hours when possible. Allow up to two weeks for regular delivery. Deliveries to P.O. boxes, FPO or APO addresses, will be sent via USPS; there is no tracking for these orders.
Should you want to return your item, please ship to the following address with a note explaining the reason for return.
KA-BAR Knives, Inc.
200 Homer Street
Olean, NY 14760
Include your name, address, phone number and email so we can promptly return your product. Be sure to cover the entire blade and tip of the knife with original protective cardboard sheaths and do not ship knives in envelopes. KA-BAR is not responsible for lost or stolen items. After your KA-BAR item is received in Olean, please allow 2 to 3 weeks for the processing and return of your products.
$61.38 (with TDI Law Enforcement Knife Combo Blade)