Short KA-BAR U.S.M.C. Fighting Knife by KA-BAR®
Canada's source for KA-BAR Knives
Leather Handled Fighting/Utility Knifes
Featuring KA-BAR®’s famous oval shaped leather handles, the short version of the traditional KA-BAR® is made just as the original. Features: Shorter Version of the Legendary KA-BAR®, Carbon Steel Blade, Leather Sheath, "KA BAR” and "USMC” on Sheath
The Brown handle on the Shorty KA-BAR® U.S.M.C. Fighting Knife is made from leather. Leather is a durable natural material that has provides years of service on military issued KA-BAR knives.
KA-BAR's famous oval-shaped leather handle construction is accomplished by compressing leather washers on to the tang, shaping and coloring them, and then fastening them on with a pinned-on butt cap.
The butt cap or pommel is attached to the handle of a knife with a steel pin. The pin is inserted into the butt cap, driven part way though the tang, then ground off and painted.
1095 Cro-Van Steel Blade
The Fixed Blade on the Shorty KA-BAR® U.S.M.C. Fighting Knife is made from 1095 CRO-VAN Steel and features a Flat grind. 1095 CRO-VAN steel is an 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 Clip Point shaped blade is 5.25 inches long and is stamped with USMC.
Field sharpening the Shorty KA-BAR® U.S.M.C. Fighting Knife is easy with its sharpened edge.
Brown Leather Sheath
Included with the Shorty KA-BAR® U.S.M.C. Fighting Knife is a Brown Leather sheath with KA-BAR, USMC and USMC Logo stamped on it.This sheath Fits KA-BARS with 5 1/4 inch blade and double guard.This Brown Leather sheath is made in Mexico.
- Overall length 9.25 inches (23.5 cm)
- Blade length 5.25 inches (13.34 cm)
- The blade is a Sharpened Clip Point
- This Fixed Blade knife features a 20 degree edge angle
- Flat grind blade with USMC stamped on it
- Brown Leather handle
- Comes complete with a 1250S - Brown Leather sheath
- Made in USA