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The traditional KA-BAR marked for Navy personnel. Tang stamped USN. Leather sheath included.
Made in the USA.
|Weight||0.70 lb||Steel||1095 Cro-Van|
|Blade Type||Fixed Blade||Lock Style||N/A|
|Measurements||Blade length 7"; Overall length 11.875"||Grind||Flat|
|Edge Angles||20 Degrees||Handle Material||Leather|
|Stamp||USN||Butt Cap/Guard||12GA Commercial Grd Carbon Steel|
|Pocket Clip||N||Made in||Knife Made in USA, Sheath Made in Mexico|
Good stuff, the only practical flaws i see are the sharp plastic pieces on the ends of the handle and the old type needlessly thin tang, same width as the short miniature version i also got Very sharp, better higher grind than my old kraton handle, leather feels good and smells interesting
I received this beautiful blade as a gift from my girlfriend upon graduation from Radiology School. My jaw dropped. This blade is incredible! I have been a woodsman all my life and am very meticulous with the edges on my blades, so I cant say that the knife was all that sharp when I received it. However, I can say that the blade is taking on an incredible edge and holding it. I am impressed with the heft and balance of the knife and the stacked leather handle provides an excellent grip. The blade is hard...very hard. However, I have been able to make good progress with the edge with a hard Arkansas stone. The knife has slight flaws on the edge grind, but I believe that I will easily work through these with my stones in the next 3 months or so. Don't let that statement deter you. As Ive said, I am meticulous with the edges on my blades. I have an extensive collection of high-end knives. It is not uncommon at all for me to spend a year or more perfecting an edge. I have been working with this blade for about 4 weeks now and believe I can have the edge on it that I want in another 3 months. So, that should give you and idea of how small the grind flaws were. I appreciate the recognition of service in the military that this blade affords and I feel honored carrying it. I am a U.S. Navy veteran. I served aboard the USS Archerfish. I would like to extend a special thank you to Ka-bar for their recognition to veterans such as myself. You have honored us!
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.
$104.90 (with US NAVY KA-BAR®, Straight Edge)
Sheath made in Mexico