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KA-BAR BK2 Becker Companion Fixed 5-1/4" Blade, Zytel Handles, Nylon Sheath - 2-0002-1

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Part Number: KABK2
Manufacturer: Becker Knife and Tool
Retail Price: $123.53
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KABK2: BK2 Becker Companion
If you hunt, camp or spend time afield, we know you will love the Becker Companion. I have needed this knife for at least 20 of the 45 years that I have spent camping, hunting, and fooling around in odd corners of the earth. The Companion has a large, comfortable handle, mated to a wide sturdy blade that is as happy skinning game and prying apart joints as it is chopping onions for the chili and splitting out small kindling for the fire. The Companion blade is constructed from 1095 Cro-Van carbon steel, which is like 1095 carbon steel. It is a low alloy carbon steel but with chrome and vanadium carbides…to provide extra strength and wear resistance, which gives you a knife that is easy to sharpen and still holds a good edge.
  • Devastating cutting power – proven in the world's most challenging environments
  • Each flat ground blade features an incredibly sharp blade and the most comfortable hard-use knife handle in the world
  • Black epoxy coating
  • Blade Length: 5 1/4"
  • Overall Length:: 10 5/8"
  • Blade Steel: 1095 Cro-Van
  • Handle Material: Zytel
  • Weight: 16 oz
  • Sheath Material: Black Glass Filled Nylon
  • Knife Made in USA; Sheath Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 617717200021

Kydex Sheath
Kydex Sheath
Waterproof, scratch resistant, and low friction. It will hold its shape and makes a great alternative to leather.
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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Joel L.
Mar 05, 2015
Pros: Overall Quality, Weight, Blade Sharpness, None
Cons: Handle Material, Sheath/Scabbard, Finish
Excellent blade after some modding!
Out of the box the blade has slippery (but well shaped!) handle and not anything near to sharp 90 degree angle on the back. Nylon sheath is sturdy, but the belt loop is awful - as every online review states. HOWEVER, by doing the common mods, this blade became a worthy companion: - stripped the black coating to remove the useless tacticool look - forced patina to prevent rusting - switched nuts and bolts to stainless steel, nyloc ones - wrapped handle with the same friction tape that is used with ice hockey sticks - used a file to get the sharp angle on the spine of the blade - looped elastic band (round, black, commonly found on backpacks, clothing) through the two bottom holes of the sheath and around my thigh. This removes the issue that the flimsy belt loop causes. Took me about a day, but now the BK2 is truly the tool I was looking for.
5 out of 5
Sep 01, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
BK2 Survival Knife of choice!
This is the best knife under $100 that you can buy! You WILL be impressed.
5 out of 5
Aug 22, 2014
Pros: Materials, Overall Quality, Handle Material, Blade Material
Cons: Blade Sharpness, None
The only way to describe this knife is an absolute powerhouse, you can do anything with it and have no fear of it breaking, very trustworthy.
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