KA-BAR Utility/Fighting Knife, 8" Modified Tanto Blade, Kraton G Handle - 1266
KA-BAR Utility/Fighting Knife, 8" Modified Tanto Blade, Kraton G Handle - 1266

KA-BAR Utility/Fighting Knife, 8" Modified Tanto Blade, Kraton G Handle - 1266

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The KA-BAR Utility/Fighting Knife boasts a new and improved blade design, made with high-quality 1095 Cro-Van steel.

The blade itself measures 8 inches long, making it the perfect size for any job. Not only is this knife durable but it is also ergonomically designed with a Kraton G handle that will hold up against extreme weather conditions.

This knife is not just your typical tool; it is specifically designed to be a utility and fighting knife. The Modified Tanto blade point makes it perfect for both slicing and piercing, making it a versatile tool for outdoor enthusiasts and those who want the best of both worlds.

You can trust this knife to last you for years to come, especially with its glass-filled nylon sheath that keeps the blade safe and easy to transport.

Bonus: Proudly made in the USA, this KA-BAR Utility/Fighting Knife is your perfect go-to tool for any adventure or challenge that comes your way.

Brand: Ka-bar Knives
Blade Thickness 0.165
Brand KA-BAR
Model Fighting Knife
Model Number 1266
Blade Hardness (HRC) 56-58
Blade Color Black
Blade Edge Plain
Blade Length 8
Blade Material 1095 Cro-Van
Country of Origin USA
Handle Color Black
Handle Material Kraton
Knife Weight 12.0
Point Tanto
Sheath Include Yes
Sheath Included Yes
Sheath Material Polymer
Total Length 12.75

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.