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KA-BAR 5558 Fin Velocity Folding Knife 3.75" Reverse Tanto Plain Blade, G10 Handles

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Part Number: KA5558
Manufacturer: KA-BAR Knives
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Description
KA5558: Fin Velocity Folder
KA-BAR Knives
 
The KA-BAR Fin Velocity folder is one of those knives you have to have in your hand to appreciate and we are proud to offer this warehouse closeout deal to you. It’s a solid knife with an aggressive blade shape and comfortable ergonomic handle. The bead blasted blade is made from 8Cr13 stainless steel and the reverse tanto shape is utilitarian, tactical, sharp, and beautiful. The handle is lightly textured G10 with stainless steel bolsters and liners. There is purposeful jimping on the thumb ramp, finger area of the handle, and lockback tab - which is very easy to disengage, unlike many designs. It features a large lanyard hole, deep carry pocket clip, dual thumbstuds and it instills a confidence in you that this knife is built with quality and toughness. It is a knife you will definitely enjoy carrying.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.75"
  • Cutting Edge: 3.5" 
  • Blade Steel: 3Cr13 Stainless Steel
  • Thickness: 0.115"
  • Closed Length: 4.9"
  • Overall Length: 8.5”
  • Handle Material: G10 with Stainless Steel Bolsters
  • Grind: Flat
  • Lock: Lockback
  • Blade Shape: Modified Reverse Tanto, Plain Edge
  • Weight: 6 oz.
  • Made in China

UPC Code: 617717255588

Lockback
Lockback
The original locking mechanism. It can be found mid spine or at the bottom of the handle, and it provides tight lockup that will wear well.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
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B
Dallas, TX
Feb 28, 2015
Pros: Pocket Clip, Overall Quality, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Great buy/ good quality
Bought this for my son and now I will buy more... one for my husband and some for future christmas presents for his workers. It is very sharp right out of the box. The workmanship was solid and good quality. I don't think you could get a better knife for this price.
2 out of 5
William
Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb 20, 2015
Pros: Lock Type, Blade Material, Weight, Blade Sharpness, None
Cons: Pocket Clip, Overall Quality
Made in China poor assembly/quality
Bought 3 of these knives as gifts for my Sons and myself. First thing noticed that one of the pocket spring clips was loose and the two screws holding in place were crooked. This ended up being an issue on two of the three. Couldn't salvage one of them as the screws were stripped and could not loosen or back them out. These knives came from China. Country of origin is not listed in the product description and should be for all knives. If it had been I would not have purchased these and would have chosen something that is not made in china even at a higher price. Ka-bar is a favorite of mine but I am disappointed that they find it necessary to job out to China to be competitive. Not worth $5.00 to ship back will cut off pocket spring and use it in my garage work shop
5 out of 5
Eric
Oslo
Jul 13, 2010
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Lock Type
Cons: None
Best quality and value..
Kabar has a real winner with the Velocity. Plenty of steel, nice and heavy (like a folder SHOULD be)and the tried and true lockback mechanism. Only thing is that I wish the backspring was stiffer. This knife definitely outclasses knives costing five times as much. Don't waste your money on a Benchmade, get a Kabar.
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