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KA-BAR 5597 Adventure Piggyback Folding Knife 3-3/8" Black Plain Blade, Brown GFN Handles - 2-5597-7

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Part Number: KA5597
Manufacturer: KA-BAR Knives
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KA5597: Adventure Piggyback Folder | John Adventure Blades
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An industrial engineer by training, Steve Johnson developed an interest in metallurgy and knife-making as a young boy and began making hand-made pieces for friends. He teamed up with KA-BAR a couple years back and today the Company officers five Johnson Adventure Blades through its KA-BAR Master Series.
  • Item Number: 5597
  • Item Name: Adventure Piggyback Folder
  • Blade Length: 3-3/8"
  • Closed Length: 4-1/2"
  • Overall Length: 7-7/8"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.11"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.49"
  • Blade Shape: Clip Point
  • Blade Grind: Hollow
  • Blade Material: AUS8A Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 57-58 RC
  • Lock: Lockback
  • Handle: Textured Brown Glass-Reinforced Nylon (GFN)
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-up; Reversible
  • Weight: 3.3 oz.
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 617717255977

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.
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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5 out of 5
New Zealand
Jun 03, 2016
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Handle Feel, Weight, Blade Material
Cons: None
Awesome and unique blade design. High quality build and fit. A real winner from Ka-Bar.
5 out of 5
May 04, 2015
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 knife. Really enjoy the shape of the blade
5 out of 5
Patrick Aders
Roanoke, Va
Jun 28, 2011
Pros: Overall Quality, Lock Type, Ease of Opening, Blade Material, Handle Material, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness, Weight, Sheath, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip
Cons: None
this knife comes out of the box razor sharp and ready for work. the only flaw is the tip it is pretty thin but whatever still an awesome knife.
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