Ontario Knife has gained a reputation for making top-notch military and tactical knives. Their RAT-3 knife meets all of our requirements for a good survival knife.
The blade is appropriate for those who want a slightly shorter blade. It measures 3.9 inches, about 1.5 inches shorter than its cousin, the RAT-5.
The blade is full-tang for extra-strength and durability and features a non-serrated edge for resharpening ease. It’s made of high-carbon powder-coated D2 steel that should allow for edge-retention as well as resharpening ease.
The handle features a micarta grip that will not wear down and should be appropriate for any weather conditions. It has an undersized finger guard that can come in handy when using the extra-fine blade point, as well as a comfortable choil for extra control.
Included is a sheath in tan or green.
Find this Survival Knife:
- Click here to find this knife at Amazon.com
- Click here to find the slightly-longer RAT-5 at Amazon.com
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