For your consideration is this customized an original USA made USMC KA-BAR fixed blade fighting knife by knife maker Jim Ort, also known as OZ. New Unused. I provided the knife and idea of what I wanted and he did his magic.
The KA-BAR USMC fighting knife is one of themost famous fixed blade knife in the World It has served our troops during World War II and is still a very popular knife 75 years later.
Jim’s magic turned out fantastic A one of a kind KA-BAR fighting knife. Hidden tang..
Jim removed the original leather washer handle, steel guard and butt cap and polished the blade. The blade is made from 1095 high carbon steel.
He added sections to the handle. Beautiful sambar stag makes the center section. Leather washers then ironwood. He replaced the steel guard with a polished guard made from stainless steel. He then added the skull crusher/ glass breaker stainless steel point on the butt.
11 7/8″ OAL, 7″ Blade,
He made a custom heavy duty brown leather belt sheath for the knife.