Ontario Knife Company 499 Air Force Survival Knife 5" Sawback Blade with False Top Edge and Blood Grooves, Natural Leather Handle and Sheath - 6150
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- ✔ Iconic 499 survival knife carried by pilots for generations for survival in any environment
- ✔ 1095 carbon steel blade - 0. 1875 thickness.
- ✔ 9. 5" overall length - 5" blade length
- ✔ Sawteeth on spine
- ✔ Natural leather handle
- ✔ U.S. Army- and Air Force-issue survival knife
- ✔ 5-inch Parkerized blade with serrated top edge
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The Origin of Ontario Knife Company
Founded in 1889, the Ontario Knife Company is a knife, cutlery, and tool manufacturer operating out of Upstate New York for over 125 years. OKC produces a wide range of tools, including cutlery and kitchenware, hunting and fishing knives, machetes, survival and rescue equipment, science and medical tools, and tactical knives. OKC has a long tradition of building knives and tools for the U.S. military, producing high-quality equipment that has seen continuous service since WWII. In addition to being a major supplier to the U.S. Armed Forces, OKC leverages a network of distributors, dealers, and major commercial retailers to sell its products nationwide and internationally to over 35 countries.
OKC’s custom manufacturing division Jericho Tool, advances capabilities including a broad-spectrum of injection molding, tool and die, and machining operations to provide white label and OEM manufacturing services for consumer and industrial goods. Collectively OKC’s product lines and manufacturing services reach the housewares, sporting goods, tactical, security, law enforcement & first responders, education, science & medical, and industrial & agricultural industries.
Situated in New York State's scenic Southern Tier, Ontario Knife Company produces one of the most comprehensive, wide-ranging product lines in the cutlery industry today. Ontario has built its reputation on a heritage of uncompromising craftsmanship, quality materials and components, and a steadfast commitment to its workforce. Ontario's products product lines include Sporting/Outdoor Knives, Agilite Kitchen Cutlery, Old Hickory Kitchen Cutlery, Industrial and Agricultural Products, RAT Knives, Ranger Knives, and Sci-Med Scientific Tools and Instruments. In addition, we are also a major supplier of private label blades and knives.
Ontario Knife Company - The Knife You Need When You Need a Knife
Built to be versatile and durable, the RAT series features either 1095 carbon steel or 5160 carbon steel, tough micarta handles and MOLLE compatible sheathes. The RAT's make ideal fixed blade "every day carry (EDC)" or for on the worksite, campground or downrange.
The Ontario Knife 6150, 499 Air Force Survival Knife has become an Ontario CLASSIC also used by US Armed Forces. The 5" plain edge blade has a .17" thickness with a flat bevel with swedge grind and an HRC of 50-55. A zinc phosphate finish over the tough high carbon 1095 steel helps protect from rust. Unique to the Ontario 6150, 499 Air Force Survival Knife is it's brown leather wrapped handle which is about 4.5" long. The Ontario 6150, 499 Air Force Survival Knife has an overall length of 9.5". The Ontario 6150, 499 Air Force Survival Knife carries on a belt loop with a brown leather sheath with a sharpening stone.
The 499 pilot's survival knife has been accompanying members of the US Armed Forces for Generations. Designed to save lives in virtually any situation, the 499 truly embodies OKC's promise of being The Knife You Need When You Need A Knife.
- Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : Yes
- Item model number : 3278
- Department : Unisex-adult
- Date First Available : October 2, 2003
- Manufacturer : Ontario Knife Company
- ASIN : B001CZDQPI
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