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KA-BAR 9406 TDI Self-Defense Walking Cane 39" Overall - 2-9406-8

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Part Number: KA9406
Manufacturer: KA-BAR Knives
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KA9406: 9406 TDI Self Defense Walking Cane
KA-BAR Knives
A cane can be a vital defensive tool where traditional weapons are prohibited. The black powder-coated 0.100-thick 5052-H32 aluminum self-defense TDI cane measures 39" and can be cut shorter for fit.

About the Designer
John Benner - Only a 33-year veteran police Lieutenant could truly understand what makes a knife effective for close-quarters defense. While serving as President and Chief Instructor of Tactical Defense Institute, John Benner saw time and time again what he already believed to be true from first-hand experience: In a conflict, fine motor skills deteriorate and gross motor skills are most effective for fending off assailants. Benner then set out to design a low-profile fixed blade knife for law enforcement, military and security personnel that could be drawn quickly and efficiently in times of duress. After more than a year of prototype samples and in-field testing, the Benner-approved TDI knife was put into production. The same basic principles that founded that first knife were incorporated into all future TDI models, which now complete an expansive line of tactical knives.
  • Overall Length: 39"
  • Tube Diameter: 1"
  • Tube Wall Thickness: 1/8"
  • Hook Radius: 2-1/4" (inside diameter)
  • Material: 5052-H32 Aluminum
  • Coating: Polyester Powder Coat, Black
  • Weight: 2.2 lbs.
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 016281

Aluminum Handles
Aluminum Handles
A solid, lightweight material that can be molded, textured or anodized to provide better grip under extreme conditions.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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West Chester, Ohio
Dec 03, 2015
Pros: Durability, Overall Quality, Materials
Cons: Finish, None
Conditionally Awesome
I'll start by saying that I am only 20 and by no stretch should I need a cane, but it helps in dealing with an old sports injury. The cane itself is great as a walking aid on most terrains (Ice could be problematic.) I have been using this cane more on uneven walking/hiking trails than in an urban environment, though it does perform well on both. The knurled patches are aggressive and grip well in slick conditions. The shaft is certainly heavier than any wooden cane due to a thick-walled construction. That makes it a great tactical tool, however, some might find it tiresome to walk with. The finish on this item is not hardened and will scuff or chip easily if mistreated.
5 out of 5
Dec 02, 2015
Pros: Overall Quality, Durability
Cons: None
Great cane
I got this as a gift from my students a while back. I teach self defense with a cane as part of a ad curriculum. Recently I hurt my knee and had to use this for several weeks as a daily walker. Worked great.
5 out of 5
A Normal
Aug 27, 2015
Pros: Durability, Finish, Overall Quality, Materials
Cons: None
Walking cane perfect
Walking cane perfect for aid in walking and can be made any size required .All details about item are provided before purchase .Walking cane used daily
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