KA-BAR Jarosz Choppa, 9.875" Fixed Blade, Ultramid Handle - 7507

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KA-BAR Knives is pleased to announce the release of the new Jarosz Choppa, a large corn machete style fixed blade. The Jarosz Choppa is made in the USA from 0.1875" thick 1095 Cro-Van steel, measures 15" overall and has a blade length of 9.875". The handles are Ultramid. A polyester, MOLLE-compatible sheath comes with the Choppa and allows for the smaller KA-BAR Jarosz Globetrotter to attach to the front of the sheath using MOLLE technology.

  • Blade Stamp: KA-BAR/Jarosz
  • Steel: 1095 Cro-Van
  • Thickness: 0.1875"
  • Grink: Flat
  • HRC: 56-58
  • Angle: 20 Degree
Brand: Ka-bar Knives
Catalog Number: 609043
Blade Color Black
Blade Edge Plain
Blade Length 9.875
Blade Material 1095 Cro-Van
Handle Color Brown/Tan
Handle Material Ultramid
Knife Type Fixed Blade
Knife Weight 32
Point Drop Point
Sheath Included Yes
Sheath Material Molle
Total Length 15

Making a quality KA-BAR product requires the talent of experienced craftspeople performing dozens of processes with precision and skill. Each knife undergoes specific manufacturing processes to ensure corrosion resistance, strength, edge holding ability, and an out-of-the-box razor sharp cutting edge.

Soon after its introduction in the mid-1920's, the KA-BAR trademark became widely known and respected. There have been many versions of how the KA-BAR name came to be, but all evidence points to a letter received from a fur trapper. This particular fur trapper's testimonial turned out to be the most significant ever received by the company.

He wrote, in very rough English, that his gun had jammed and that he had therefore relied on his knife to kill a wounded bear that was attacking him. In thanking the company for their quality product the trapper described using his knife to kill the bear. All that was legible of his scrawled writing was "k a bar". The company was so honored by this testimonial that they adopted this phrase and used it as their trademark, KA-BAR.

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