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KA-BAR 5597 Adventure Piggyback Folding Knife 3-3/8" Black Plain Blade, Brown 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
KA-BAR Knives

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.
  • #5597 - Adventure Piggyback Folder
  • Overall Length: 7-7/8"
  • Blade Length: 3-3/8"
  • Blade Edge: Straight
  • Steel: AUS 8A SS
  • Lock: Lockback
  • Handle: Textured Brown GFN-PA66
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-up; Reversible
  • Weight: 0.20 pounds
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 617717255977

The original locking mechanism. It can be found mid spine or at the bottom of the handle, and it provides tight lockup that will wear well.
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.
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, and high strength.
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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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.
5 out of 5
Ron Antonucci
Pittsford, NY
Jun 13, 2011
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Unique looking knife
Good all around knife. It has a comfortable grip and a very sharp blade. For the money, this knife is a steal.
5 out of 5
Jacksonville, NC
May 26, 2011
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: Pocket Clip, None
great knife
Great knife works well, sharp out of the box easy to open, but the pocket clip is a little stiff but I dont mind that
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