With all the critical acclaim that the RAT Model 1 received, it seemed impossible for Ontario Knife Company to improve on perfection. However, the Ontario RAT Model 2 manages to recapture all the magic of the Model 1 while simultaneously being 20% smaller. That makes it a flawless EDC.
The first model of the Ontario RAT, which stands for Randall's Adventure Training, boasted an unwieldy and intimidating 3.5-inch blade, but Ontario came back with a manageable 3-inch blade, making it an excellent carry in urban settings.
This particular version of the RAT II has an AUS8 stainless steel blade with a full-flat grind and sleek black finish that matches the black nylon handle.
Despite being more compact than its larger brother, the RAT II has that same robust handle that feels natural in the hand.
The RAT II is designed for maximum comfort. A customizable clip allows placement in four different positions on the knife while the reversible thumbstud allows for use with either hand.
Pound for pound, the Ontario RAT Model 2 is not only the best bang for your buck but it's also one of the best EDC knives around.
|Blade Material||Stainless Steel (AUS8)|
|Lock Type||Liner Lock|
|Pocket Clip Included||Yes|
Situated in New York State's scenic Southern Tier, Ontario Knife Company produces one of the most comprehensive, wide-ranging product lines in the cutlery industry today. Ontario has built its reputation on a heritage of uncompromising craftsmanship, quality materials and components . . . and a steadfast commitment to its workforce. Ontario's products routinely deliver the most cherished attributes of PERFORMANCE and VALUE . . . all at affordable prices!
In addition to being a major supplier to the U.S. Government, OKC teams up with a nationwide network of distributors/dealers to market its products to many diverse consumer and niche markets. Worldwide sales activity encompasses some 28 countries . . . and continues to grow. 'You might say we're really a 'quiet company,' but there's really a lot more going on than meets the eye!'
Consider Ontario Knife when in need of knives, machetes, edged products and specialty tools.