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KA-BAR BK2 Becker Companion Fixed 5-1/4" Blade, Zytel Handles, Nylon Sheath - 2-0002-1

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Part Number: KABK2
Manufacturer: Becker Knife and Tool
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KABK2: BK2 Becker Companion
If you hunt, camp or spend time afield, we know you will love the Becker Companion. I have needed this knife for at least 20 of the 45 years that I have spent camping, hunting, and fooling around in odd corners of the earth. The Companion has a large, comfortable handle, mated to a wide sturdy blade that is as happy skinning game and prying apart joints as it is chopping onions for the chili and splitting out small kindling for the fire. The Companion blade is constructed from 1095 Cro-Van carbon steel, which is like 1095 carbon steel. It is a low alloy carbon steel but with chrome and vanadium carbides…to provide extra strength and wear resistance, which gives you a knife that is easy to sharpen and still holds a good edge.
  • Devastating cutting power – proven in the world's most challenging environments
  • Each flat ground blade features an incredibly sharp blade and the most comfortable hard-use knife handle in the world
  • Black epoxy coating
  • Blade Length: 5 1/4"
  • Overall Length:: 10 5/8"
  • Blade Steel: 1095 Cro-Van
  • Handle Material: Zytel
  • Weight: 16 oz
  • Sheath Material: Black Glass Filled Nylon
  • Knife Made in USA; Sheath Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 617717200021

Kydex Sheath
Kydex Sheath
Waterproof, scratch resistant, and low friction. It will hold its shape and makes a great alternative to leather.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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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David F
Oxnard, Ca
Mar 19, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Overall Quality, Weight, Blade Material
Cons: Sheath/Scabbard, None
Great beefy knife can do small tasks and chop. Batoning would prefer a larger knife but for small stuff works great. sheath is good for a pack or molle attach crap for carry bought a spec ops sheath and it's perfect. Bit heavy for long trips in the woods but good for short ones and the camp site. Put hockey tape on the handle for more grip the base of the handle for me has made it the best for chopping compared to other knives. Give in take on the handle considered 4 stars for the sheath, but it's still better then so many horrible sheaths out there biggest complaint with all companies.
4 out of 5
Federal Way, WA.
Mar 08, 2015
Pros: Sheath/Scabbard, Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Weight, Blade Material, None
Cons: Finish
Companion Knife.
This would be one of my 2 choices to bring along with me for "camping" I like this knife. I wish they would offer like a stainless steel finish, with their knives.
4 out of 5
Joel L.
Mar 05, 2015
Pros: Overall Quality, Weight, Blade Sharpness, None
Cons: Handle Material, Sheath/Scabbard, Finish
Excellent blade after some modding!
Out of the box the blade has slippery (but well shaped!) handle and not anything near to sharp 90 degree angle on the back. Nylon sheath is sturdy, but the belt loop is awful - as every online review states. HOWEVER, by doing the common mods, this blade became a worthy companion: - stripped the black coating to remove the useless tacticool look - forced patina to prevent rusting - switched nuts and bolts to stainless steel, nyloc ones - wrapped handle with the same friction tape that is used with ice hockey sticks - used a file to get the sharp angle on the spine of the blade - looped elastic band (round, black, commonly found on backpacks, clothing) through the two bottom holes of the sheath and around my thigh. This removes the issue that the flimsy belt loop causes. Took me about a day, but now the BK2 is truly the tool I was looking for.
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