Ontario RAT Model 1 Folding Knife 3.6" Satin Plain Blade, Black Nylon Handles - 8848


MSRP* : $48.75 | You Save* : $11.10 (23%)
Part #: ON8848 | Ontario Knives
ON8848: RAT Model 1
Ontario Knife Company

Randall's Adventure Training has been designing, marketing, and selling survival and military-style knives since their first survival courses in the Amazon Jungle of Peru. One of their first designs was the RTAK which was built by Newt Livesay's Wicked Knife Company before Ontario Knife Company produced the design. ESEE also produced and sold the RAT skinning/survival knife made by John Greco and the RAT Laser Strike knife made by TOPS (ESEE has since re-introduced the Laser Strike as an ESEE knife). Randall's Adventure Training also designed the following knives for Ontario Knife Company: RTAK II, TAK, RAT-7, RAT-5, RAT-3, Model 1 folder and the Model 2 folder. 

The Ontario RAT Model 1 from Randall's Adventure Training is a folding EDC knife that can withstand hard use and abuse associated with tactical or survival tasks. For the money, there might not be a better knife on that market that can match the performance of the RAT Model 1. It features an ergonomic handle with smooth action and rock-solid lockup. The four-position pocket clip allows the user to customize their carry method to their liking. We absolutely love the off-set blade from the handle, which creates a unique look we rarely see in a knife and distinguishes it from all the rest. Whether you need to add a new knife to your EDC rotation (or you think it would make a great fit for a survivalist, serviceman or woman, or a true friend), rest assured you're making the right choice when you go with an Ontario RAT Model 1.
  • Blade Length: 3.6"
  • Overall Length: 8.62"
  • Closed Length: 5"
  • Steel: AUS 8 Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Nylon 6
  • Hardness: 57-59 RC
  • Lanyard hole
  • 4-position pocket clip
  • Dual thumb studs
  • Weight: 5 oz.
  • Hardened stainless steel liners

UPC Code: 071721088486

Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Ontario RAT Model 1 Folding Knife 3.6" Satin Plain Blade, Black Nylon Handlesrated 4.771 stars out of 5 (83 reviews)
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Ontario RAT Model 1 Folding Knife 3.6" Satin Plain Blade, Black Nylon Handles
rated 5 stars out of 5
Portland, OR
Jan 30, 2020
Pros: Lock Type, Overall Quality, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Weight, None
Great Knife - Great Value
RAT = Randall's Adventure TrainingKnife = Substantial, SHARP, Rugged, AffordableMe = HappyThe RAT1 blade deployment was tight when it first arrived but continues to get better over time. The heft of the knife takes it out of the realm of EDC for me - still, it's great for work around the home, throwing in a pack for the trail or keeping in the car/truck to ward off bad guys. If I had to choose one folding knife to bring into the wilderness with me, this would be it. You can beat the ever-living life out of it and never worry about it breaking. If it ever did break, then I would be more than happy to purchase it again.
Ontario RAT Model 1 Folding Knife 3.6" Satin Plain Blade, Black Nylon Handles
rated 5 stars out of 5
Mr Mikey
Sep 13, 2019
Pros: Weight, Handle Feel, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Awesome EDC
What surprised me about this knife is how strong and versatile it is. Its SO good for everyday mundane tasks and the full flat grind makes it great for food prep as well as outdoors use. Mine always accompanies my BK2 when I go camping, even though I own much more expensive blades. This is a Neo classic that I Highly recommend.
Ontario RAT Model 1 Folding Knife 3.6" Satin Plain Blade, Black Nylon Handles
rated 5 stars out of 5
Jun 14, 2018
Pros: Blade Material, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Lock Ease of Use, Lock Type, Pocket Clip, None
Cons: Weight
Best knife I ever had. I have used this for EDC for over the last 10 years. Has never failed me. I use it pretty regularly too. I say I pull it out minimum 5-10 times a day. After 10 years it still locks up tight with very very little side to side movement. The only thing I have had to do is lock tight the screws that hold the clip on. A nice thing about the clip is you can mount it 4 ways so you can put in any pocket and have the blade orientated the way you like. After buying the first one and using it for a bit I bought 2 more for back up just incase
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