Ontario Knife® 499 Air Force 5" Survival Knife with Leather Sheath

Item # WX2-591837

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Ontario Knife® 499 Air Force 5" Survival Knife is the ultimate in "emergency backup".

The real thing! No cheap knock-off here...this is genuine government hardware, as issued to U.S. Air Force pilots and airmen for field survival. With full-tang construction, genuine leather handle, and blunt end for pounding, it's a dutiful performer you can count on when it counts most. most. From Ontario Knife®, supplier of knives and tools to the U.S. Military since WWI!

  • 5" plain-edge blade is high-grade 1095 carbon steel, flat-ground, with black zinc phosphate finish
  • Genuine leather-wrapped handle, with blunt end for pounding
  • Hardness: 50-55 HRC
  • Proudly made in America
  • Included sheath is high-grade stitched leather, with sheet metal reinforcement and belt loop for easy carry (NOTE: this is a much higher-quality Sheath than the typical add-on sheaths you get with other knives)
  • Measures 9 1/ 2 " long overall.
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Ontario Knife 499 Air Force 5 Survival Knife with Leather Sheath is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Air force Survival Knife Issue knife, I have had several over the years and this one was a great buy and will take all kinds of punishment. Nothing fancy, just a fine all around field knife.
Date published: 2015-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice & sharp, holds edge Holds edge, great price. A little neatsfoot oil on the leather is all you need. Keep it in my bug out bag.
Date published: 2015-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great price not only was it a great price but very fast shipping.
Date published: 2015-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Owned Two of These over 35 Years I have owned two of these magnificent knives over the course of my life and I can honestly say....Ontario nailed it! The high carbon blade takes an edge well and the pommel hammer is great. You cannot go wrong with this knife.
Date published: 2014-10-31
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<!--begin-bvseo-questions--> <!--begin-questions--> <div id="bvseo-questionsSection"> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1522853"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> can the blade go in the sheath either way so it can be carried on the left side </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: johno</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1791686"> Yes, it can. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-06-16</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1331662"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> Is it possible to have my initials put on the blade? GNB </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: bert2100</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1579001"> This knife is not available for engraving. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-05-01</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1568672"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> whats the difference between this and the other airforce surrvival knife you sell? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Bob_The_Prepper</div> </div> </div> <script type="text/javascript"> if (document.getElementById('bvseo-questionsSection')) { document.getElementById('bvseo-questionsSection').style.display = 'none'; } </script> <!--end-questions--><ul id="BVSEO_meta" style="display:none!important"> <li data-bvseo="bvDateModified">2015-08-31T11:43CST</li> <li data-bvseo="ps">bvseo_cps, prod_bvqa, vn_cps_3.1.6</li> <li data-bvseo="cp">cp_1, bvpage1</li> <li data-bvseo="co">co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_3</li> <li data-bvseo="cf">loc_en_US, sid_591837, PRD, sort_recentAnswersFirst</li> <li data-bvseo="diagnostics">clientName_sportmansguide</li></ul><!--end-bvseo-questions--><!--BVSEO|dz:Main_Site-en_US|sdk:v1.0.7.0-n|msg:timer 47ms -->
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