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KA-BAR 5706 ZK (Zombie Killer) Knives Swabbie Scimitar Machete 12-1/2" Black Plain Blade, Interchangeable Handles - 2-5706-3

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Part Number: KA5706
Manufacturer: KA-BAR Knives
Retail Price: $172.11
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KA5706: KA-BAR ZK "Swabbie" Scimitar Machete
In an ever-changing world, the need for preparedness has never been greater. Without notice the game can change and the rules no longer apply.

Questioning your gear at a crucial moment is not an option. Whether setting up camp or securing your perimeter, the Original Zombie® knives are designed to perform under the most rigorous, unexpected and apocalyptic situations. Made in the USA!
  • Knife comes mounted with toxic green handles. Extra set of black scales and "Acheron" skeleton knife included.
  • Comes with a Zombie Patch mounted on the sheath.
  • Blade Length: 12-1/2"
  • Blade Steel: 1095 Cro-Van, 56-58HRC
  • Thickness: 1/4"
  • Overall Length: 18"
  • Blade Stamp: KA-BAR/ZK
  • Handle: GFN-PA66 Zytel
  • Sheath: Nylon
  • Weight: 1.6 Lbs.
  • Made in the USA

UPC Code: 617717257063

1095 Carbon Steel
1095 Carbon Steel
An excellent hard use steel, 1095 is a primary choice for camping and larger fixed blade knives for it's extreme toughness and ability to hold an edge. Corrosion resistance is very limited with this steel, most blades come with a coating to prevent premature rusting.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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.
4.429 (7 reviews)
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5 out of 5
Jul 03, 2014
Pros: Materials, Blade Sharpness, Overall Quality, Weight, Blade Material, None
Cons: Sheath/Scabbard
Fighting bowie on steroids with a pirate touch
This is an excellent knife. Extremely sharp from factory and well balanced for a knife of its size. Only the sheath is not my personal thing, I would prefer a more discrete one with IWB option, which I created from the one it came with, by cutting it apart and fitting some screws on it. Looks terrible, but it works.^^ I had the front backcut professionally sharpened, should make it a hell of a stabbing weapon. Its a great cutter for sure!
5 out of 5
Jun 25, 2013
Pros: Blade Material, Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Weight, Overall Quality, None
Cons: Sheath/Scabbard
strong modified parang machete
Please don't bother reading the one star, he obviously knows nothing about machete styles and uses!!!! This is an excellent parang style machete with great weight and feel. SK5 blade material is outstanding! Maybe he could talk to Bear Grylls who was a special forces soldier and helped design a cheap compact parang for Gerber????? The only difference is that this parang has a lot more of a stabbing option. Other than that the handle curvature and knife blade design are extremely similar. Buy this machete/knife for its strengths, a great made in America modified parang machete!!! Only con is the ridiculous sheath and especially the zombie patch. They pigeon holed this great utility product with that color of draw string on the sheath.
5 out of 5
Kuna , Id
Jun 10, 2013
power in your hands
After some heavy use ( 2" +) limbs and trees this knife is not only good it's fantastic! I read the review by the person who thinks this machete is useless. Maybe in their hands it is??? It is a hybrid between a parang and simitar with a little village style from condor. It has great left and weight forward swing. It holds a keen edge and has a great handle (minus the color) i immediately changed the handle scales to the black spair provided. Kabar has placed a niche market item that excels at much more than "zombies". Definitely a great product.
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