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KA-BAR BK9 Becker Fixed Combat Bowie Knife 9" Carbon Steel Blade - 2-0009-0

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Part Number: KABK9
Manufacturer: Becker Knife and Tool
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KABK9: Becker Combat Bowie Knife
KA-BAR

Mr. Becker's combat-ready design is the culmination of over 30 years of survival and para-military training and outfitting experience. The Becker Combat Bowie is a synthesis of Becker's uniquely ergonomic trademark Esta-Loc handle design with a traditionally profiled, highly effective American Bowie style blade. This trademark Becker handle is well known for allowing extended periods of heavy use with less user fatigue than most other knives in its class.

The 9" Bowie inspired shape of the Combat Bowie is a useful performer in a variety of fieldcraft and combat chores. The stout, 3/16" thick, 1095CroVan carbon tool steel blade, is thinly ground for the ultimate in chopping with a deep belly and thin edge that still allows for controlled slicing. The short clip swedge gives the Combat Bowie a unique blade profile that pierces well but is strong enough for many prying and digging tasks. In addition, the grip tang of the Combat Bowie incorporates a uniquely shaped butt extension that will work well for most light hammering jobs in the field.

The Combat Bowie sheath is black Nylon with an internal Kydex stiffener for user safety during hard use. This sheath has been extensively field tested overseas with the Combat Utility Model (BK-7) and has received many accolades from military and civilian users alike. An elasticized auxiliary pouch appropriately sized for a survival kit or spare handgun magazine is permanently attached to the front of the sheath.

Specifications
  • Blade Length: 9" 1095CroVan
  • Overall Length: 14 3/4"
  • Blade Thickness: 3/16"
  • Blade Coating: Black epoxy powder coat
  • Grind: High, flat saber grind
  • Handle Material: Full tang, Grivory
  • Sheath: Black Nylon w/ kydex insert
  • Weight: 1.15 lbs
  • Made in USA
1095 Carbon Steel
1095 Carbon Steel
An excellent hard use steel, 1095 is a primary choice for camping and larger fixed blade knives for its 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.
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.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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5 out of 5
Adrian G
Elko, Nv
Aug 01, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Good knife for the price feels great on my hand has a good weight to it overall Amazing knife extremely impressed i will definitely keep buying at knifecenter
4 out of 5
Steve B.
Ontario, Canada
Jul 03, 2015
Pros: Materials, Handle Material, Blade Material, Finish, Weight, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Sheath/Scabbard, None
This is the knife your looking for!
Purchased the BK9 on Wednesday and it arrived that Friday, very fast shipping. After holding this in my hand I cannot see how anyone could dislike such a badass knife. It is light, comfortable and sharp right out of the box, and not to mention GIGANTIC!!! Only downside is the sheath that it came with. After putting the knife in and out of the sheath a few times the stitching on one of the velcro straps that holds the handle came loose. For that I give this buy an overall 4 but the knife is definitely a 5/5.
5 out of 5
Anthony
UK
Feb 19, 2015
Pros: Sheath/Scabbard, Materials, Overall Quality, Weight, Finish, Blade Material, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
That's not a knife.....Thats a knife,
I'm a fussy guy when it comes too knives, But after seeing Chris Tanner's "Preparedmind101" youtube channel, and how he raves on about "Becky" (his BK9) I got curious and checked out the knifes stats, seemed solid enough so took a shot and purchased the knife from here, Its a big knife, (almost a short sword LOL) Wa? combat knife.....maybe if you were going to take on a T Rex....who was driving a tank... Anywhoo..the length and weight of the blade make it a solid light chopper (I would have preferred a thicker blade, and the extra weight would have made it a better chopper, but I understand the weight concerns of long term/distance carry) One of the advantages of buying a popular and modular knife (its very easy to strip down in too its basic parts) is that there are a lot of customizable options on the interwebs for people, so should your scales or sheath not be your "cup o tea", then you have the option to remedy your concerns, nice, I was impressed enough by this blades quality and value for money I went on to buy a further three models of KA-BAR BK's Cheers Chris,
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