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Ontario RAT Model 1 Folding Knife 3.6" Satin Combo Blade, Black Nylon Handles - 8849

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Part Number: ON8849
Manufacturer: Ontario Knives
Retail Price: $48.75
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ON8849: RAT Model 1
Ontario Knife Company

The Model 1 features a 4-way clip position, heavy-duty open post construction, razor-sharp AUS 8 blade, full flat grind, dual thumb stud, precision pivot screw, lanyard hole, and ergonomic handles.
  • Blade Length: 3.6"
  • Overall Length: 8.62"
  • Closed Length: 5"
  • Steel: AUS 8 Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Nylon 6
  • Hardness: 57-59 RC
  • Lanyard hole
  • 4-position pocket clip
  • Dual thumb studs
  • Weight: 5 oz.
  • Hardened stainless steel liners

UPC Code: 071721088493

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.
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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Mike W
Janesville, Wi
Dec 31, 2015
Pros: Ease of Opening, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Great EDC/Tactical knife for the price
I approach my knife evaluations from a few perspectives, first, what did I pay for the knife, second, what do I expect of the knife for that price, third did the knife reasonably meet my expectations. In the case of the RAT 1, the price, very reasonable. My expectations for a knife this price were fairly reserved, but I must say I was pleasantly surprised. The knife came razor sharp from the box, I found the thumb opening process quite easy and non intrusive. While the knife doesn't have the tightest lockup, I found no loose play up/down/side to side. The knife scales were grippy without being obnoxiously abrasive. Overall impression of this knife is a very capable and reasonably priced knife that would serve you well.
5 out of 5
Jacob D.
Jupiter, FL
Oct 06, 2013
Pros: Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Handle Material, Weight, None
Ontario RAT 1: Folding tactical excellence
Just got this a little while ago and have already put it to good use! It's a truly solid blade that locks up well. Handles aren't the grippiest, but they are fine and look very nice. The blade opens lightning fast and has good gimping on the top of it. The serrations are unusually good as compared to some serrations on other blades. The logo on the blade adds a bit of a cool factor and the shiny satin finish is great. While it is a little on the heavy side, it is a solid, reliable, and beautiful knife. I highly recommend it!
5 out of 5
Auckland, Other
Jun 21, 2013
Pros: Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness, Weight, Overall Quality
Cons: None
A tactical razor
The best value folder I ever seen. For less than 30 bucks, you get a very high quality knife like 100 dollars one. The factory edge is excellent, sharp like a razor. The ergo and grip are also comfortable. will by some more very soon.
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