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

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Part Number: ON8849OD
Manufacturer: Ontario Knives
Retail Price: $48.51
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Description
ON8849OD: 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, reversible thumb stud, precision pivot screw, lanyard hole, and ergonomic handles.
Specifications
  • 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: 071721884927

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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Jeff
Michigan
Jan 04, 2014
Pros: Pocket Clip, Overall Quality, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Handle Feel
Solid!
I was skeptical based on the price (and country of manufacture) but after researching, I had to gamble based on other reviews. The handle texture sucks - I have nearly launched it a couple times while flicking the blade open...but the action is a little softer now, so not a big issue. I normally don’t like half serrated blades, and still don’t, but this one was in stock and on sale so I went with it. I really don’t like the serrations on this knife - almost like saw teeth, but none the less effective I just personally don’t like them. The OD green is a very light color, not what you would expect. The knife is ugly...straight up ugly, but you forget all about that when you feel how it fits in your hand! This is a large knife with some weight to it, you know it is in your pocket ( I prefer that ). It seems to be built like a tank, and held a shaving sharp edge after a day of trials at work cutting cardboard (triple wall gaylords) heavy duty plastic banding strap, and 1/8” wall polyurethane tubing. Cuts like a champ. Handle texture and aesthetics are my only complaints...for the price, I plan to buy another one with plain edge and black scales.
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