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Mantis MR-1b Aardvark Folding Knife 2-3/4" Beat Blast Combo Blade, Steel Handles - MR1-b

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Part Number: MNTMR1B
Manufacturer: Mantis Knives
Retail Price: $50.00
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MNTMR1B: MR1-b Aardvark
Mantis Knives

The MR-1b "Aardvark" is the supercharged version of our MR-1 "Isosceles".

We've elongated the blade by 1/4, and we've serrated the base of the blade on this model to provide an excellent platform for a variety of cutting applications. We opted for a light ceramic bead blast finish over the frame and blade of the knife. For color accents, we chose Type-2 hard anodize black pivot washer and spine-spacer.

The shape of this knife is truly extraordinary, but the genius of its design cannot be experienced until it's actually held in your hand.
  • Overall Length: 6.750"
  • Blade Length: 2.750"
  • Blade Material: AUS8 Black
  • Blade Style: Straight Edge
  • Handle Material: 420J2
  • Lock Style: Frame Lock
  • Carry System: Pocket Clip
  • Weight: 3.5 oz.
  • Special Features: Serrated Blade Base, Bead Blasted Frame & Blade
  • Made in Asia

UPC Code: 149780507382

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.
Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles
Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability and look and feel great.
4.667 (3 reviews)
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5 out of 5
Doug T
Kalamazoo, Mi
Dec 18, 2015
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Handle Feel, Weight, Ease of Opening
Cons: None
One of my favorite EDCs
light, sexy lookin', sharp; can't ask for more than that!
5 out of 5
Nov 22, 2013
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
great knive
for every cutting need
4 out of 5
Mission Viejo CA
Jul 07, 2011
Pros: Lock Type, None
Cons: Blade Sharpness
Pretty good value
Good knife for the price. The blade had a few rough edges when first opened it - I cleaned them up - this shouldn't have been allowed to pass QC.
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