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 1.
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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