The Tanto blade shape, of Asian influence, has a thick pointed blade that's rugged enough for the most difficult tasks. Features: Kraton G handle, Epoxy powder coated high carbon steel blade, Sheath fits standard web belt.
Kraton G® Handle
The Black handle on the Short Black Tanto KA-BAR® is made from Kraton G®. Referred to simply as Kraton, it is a synthetic rubber that can be molded into knife handles. Kraton provides a non-slip grip.
1095 Cro-Van Steel Blade
The Fixed Blade on the Short Black Tanto KA-BAR® is made from 1095 CRO-VAN Steel and features a Hollow grind. 1095 CRO-VAN steel is easy to sharpen, plain carbon steel used in knife making. Proven to be one of the most popular steels used in KA-BAR Knives. With a Rockwell hardness rating of 56-58, this Tanto shaped blade is 5.25 inches long and is stamped with "USA".
With its partially serrated edge the Short Black Tanto KA-BAR® is perfect for cutting looped and synthetic materials.
Black Leather Sheath
Included with the Short Black Tanto KA-BAR® is a Black Leather sheath with KA-BAR stamped on it.This sheath Fits most KA-BAR Knives with 5 1/4 inch blades.This Black Leather sheath is made in Mexico.
- Overall length 9.38 inches (23.83 cm)
- Blade length 5.25 inches (13.34 cm)
- The blade is a Partially Serrated Tanto
- This Fixed Blade knife features a 20-degree edge angle
- Hollow grind blade with "USA" stamped on it
- Black Kraton G® handle
- Comes complete with a 1256S - Black Leather sheath
- Made in the USA