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KA-BAR 3050 MULE Heavy-Duty Folder 3.875" Plain Clip Point Blade, Black Zytel Handles - 2-3050-9

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Part Number: KA3050
Manufacturer: KA-BAR Knives
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KA3050: MULE Folder, Clip Point Plain Edge
KA-BAR Knives
This heavy duty piece of equipment is the folding knife's answer to the traditional KA-BAR fixed blade. Sturdy construction and pure heft ensure this knife will withstand any test you dare put it through.

Double thumbstud assists one hand opening for either right or left hand users. Rubber inserts ensure a comfortable and slip-resistant grip on the handle. Comes with a Nylon sheath with velcro and snap closures, that can be mounted horizontally or vertically on a belt.
  • Blade Length: 3.875"
  • Overall Length: 9.125"
  • Closed Length: 5.25"
  • Blade Shape: Clip
  • Edge Angle: 15 degrees
  • Blade Steel: AUS-8 Stainless, 57-59HRC
  • Lock Style: Lockback
  • Grind: Hollow
  • Handle Material: Zytel
  • Weight: 7.2 oz. 
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 617717230509

AUS-8 Stainless Steel
AUS-8 Stainless Steel
A very widely used EDC steel, AUS-8 can take a very nice edge while also maintaining moderate edge holding and corrosion resistance properties.
The lockback system has been used for many decades. It can usually be found on the knife spine and it provides a strong lockup that will wear well.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Nylon Sheath
Nylon Sheath
Durable, flexible, abrasion and mildew resistant, Nylon also is very strong
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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East coast N Fl
Feb 11, 2016
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Handle Material, Weight, Sheath, Handle Feel, Overall Quality
Cons: Sheath, None
This is really a mule
I use this as a work knife meaning I abuse it totally. Everything a knife was not meant to do +everything it was. It is big, heavy and tough. This isn't an EDC this is a work knife. It's as tough as a fixed blade but more compact. The handle is comfortable, lock back secure and AUS8 blade steel holds an edge and is easy to sharpen. I wouldn't consider this a tactical knife so why the black blade. It just scratches off and looks like hell. A nice brushed satin would keep the bllade looking better under abuse. I prefer a drop point but they have chosen not to offer that. Not sure about the sheath sometimes l use it most times it it clipped I my pocket. Oh well still a great knife.
4 out of 5
Dec 06, 2015
Pros: Overall Quality, Lock Ease of Use, Pocket Clip, Blade Sharpness, Handle Feel, Handle Material, Lock Type
Cons: Blade Material, None
Great knife
Good sturdy knife. I have owned it for a couple of months now and it has performed well with daily tasks. The only complaint is the edge on the knife. It came razor sharp out of the box but I started noticing chips in the edge after about a month. If you don't mind some touch up sharpening every couple weeks it is an excellent knife for the price.
5 out of 5
Jon P
Dec 04, 2015
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Weight, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Sheath, Handle Feel, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Being a former Marine I know my knives, the KA- BAR has always been there for me, great for defense, and great as a tool, I recommend this product highly.
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