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KA-BAR 1280 Combat Kukri Fixed 8-1/2" Blade, Black Kraton G Handle, Polyester Sheath - 2-1280-2

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Part Number: KA1280
Manufacturer: KA-BAR Knives
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KA1280: 1280 Combat Kukri
KA-BAR Knives
It's tough to argue with the success of the world's most recognizable, time-tested, fixed-blade knife so KA-BAR did what any smart company would do, they didn't change the original design, they expanded upon it.

The high-carbon, non-reflective black blade is epoxy powder-coated tests prove the finish is more durable than ever. The classic oval shape of the original KA-BAR remains and has been modernized with a material nearly impervious to sweat, chemicals, water and wear, Kraton G.
  • Model: 1280 Combat Kukri
  • Blade Length: 8-1/2"
  • Overall Length: 13-3/8"
  • Blade Stamp: USA
  • Steel: 1095 Cro-Van
  • Grind: Flat
  • HRC: 56-58
  • Handle: Black Kraton G
  • Sheath: Heavy-Duty Polyester
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 617717212802

1095 Carbon Steel
1095 Carbon Steel
An excellent hard use steel, 1095 is a primary choice for camping and larger fixed blade knives for it's extreme toughness and ability to hold an edge. Corrosion resistance is very limited with this steel, most blades come with a coating to prevent premature rusting.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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Covington Va.
Sep 27, 2014
Pros: Blade Material, Materials, Handle Material, Weight, Finish, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Great knife
Works great as a large bushcraft knife. The guard will come loose with chopping but doesn't seem to be a danger to the user.
5 out of 5
Siskiyou mountains
Jul 30, 2013
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
I work in woodlands a lot doing lots of brush clearing. I have searched for a reasonable carry knife that performs like a machete but is not as big. Think I've finally found it. Plenty sharp out of the box, well balanced, not in the way when I'm bending forward or squatting.
5 out of 5
Jun 26, 2013
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
quality as usual
both knife and sheath are top notch, feels great in hand. will make an excellent utility for camping.
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