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KA-BAR's third introduction into the John Ek Commando Knife Co. product line is the highly anticipated Model 5. This updated version of the occupational fighting knife with hilt is made from 1095 Cro-Van and features a parkerized bowie blade, textured glass filled nylon handles and traditional X-head fasteners. A US-made Celcon® sheath with retaining strap, self-locking function and multiple tie-down points is also included.
Made in the USA.
|Weight||0.70 lb||Steel||1095 Cro-Van|
|Blade Type||Lock Style||N/A|
|Measurements||Blade length 6.875"; Overall length 12.938"||Grind||Flat|
|Edge Angles||20 Degrees||Handle Material||Glass Filled Nylon|
|Stamp||KA-BAR/Ek Commando Knife Co.||Butt Cap/Guard||12GA Commercial Grd Carbon Steel|
|Pocket Clip||N||Made in||USA|
I was in the Corps during the 80's. I liked the original but this new design is simply better. If you get it in water you can remove the handle scales to oil it. The tip design is also a major improvement, much more straight forward pointing. I just got it so I haven't had a chance to put it through hard use. I hope the steel/heat treatment is good. Good job Kabar, you've got a winner here.
I just received the knife and am extremely happy with the way it feels in the hand. Takes some working in of the retention clips. Just a little stiff but I'm sure it will break in. Makes me proud to own a piece of history. A reminder of all that sacrificed everything for our great country.
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.
$129.16 (with Ek Model 5)
Sheath made in USA