U.S.M.C. COMBAT KNIFE - NSN: 1095-00-392-4102
The United States Marine Corps' choice of general purpose combat knife, the 12" 498 features a .165" thick and 7" long 1095 carbon steel blade with a black with flat grind with clip point and non-reflective Zinc finish to give you easy sharpening and better edge retention. The Weatherproof black leather grooved handle with steel cross guard and steel butt cap ensures you the best safe and steady grip, even in wet weather, and allows you to use the butt as a hammer for a multitude of daily tasks like pounding tent stakes, driving nails, and opening ration cans. Its black leather sheath with belt loop and snap closure keeps your combat knife at hand for when you need it, and safely secure to stay in place, even in heavy action.
-1095 carbon steel
-Flat grind with clip point
-Weatherproof grooved black leather handle with steel cross guard and butt cap
-Black leather sheath with belt loop and snap closure
-Finish: Black non-reflective Zinc
-Measure: .165"T x 7"L
Overall Measure: 12"
Weight: .62 lbs.