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How KA-BAR Got Its Name

Soon after its introduction in the mid-1920''s, the KA-BAR trademark became widely known and respected. There have been many versions of how the KA-BAR name came to be, but all evidence points to a letter received from a fur trapper. This particular fur trapper's testimonial turned out to be the most significant ever received by the company.

He wrote, in very rough English, that his gun had jammed and that he had therefore relied on his knife to kill a wounded bear that was attacking him. In thanking the company for their quality product the trapper described using his knife to kill the bear. All that was legible of his scrawled writing was "k a bar". The company was so honored by this testimonial that they adopted this phrase and used it as their trademark, KA-BAR.
Today, KA-BAR Knives, Inc. is known for its high-quality military, hunting, sporting, all-purpose utility, and outdoor survival knives. 
 
All KA-BAR Knives carry a limited lifetime warranty.
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KA-BARLEY Bottle Opener

#804456
This KA-BARLEY bottle opener is made in the USA in durable GFN-PA66, an extra-durable plastic material, and has the famous KA-BAR oval-shaped knife grip design.
$9.95

KA-BAR Trail Blaze Playing Cards

#804457
These KA-BAR trailblazing playing cards are water (and other beverage) resistant. The poker sized playing cards double as trail markers, letting you blaze your own trails.
$11.95

KA-BAR Classic Kraton Grip

#404172
This all-purpose knife is made in the USA and has an ergonomically designed slip-resistant handle. Serves every task perfectly. Leather sheath included.
$109.95

KA-BAR USMC Classic Stacked Leather Grip

#404171
This KA-BAR knife has been issued to the USMC since WWII. Made in USA, this knife features a USMC stamp on the tang and stacked leather grip. Includes leather sheath.

$109.95

KA-BAR Hobo

#801190
This is the classic slide-apart outdoor dining kit. Made of durable 3Cr13 stainless steel, each piece separates for the versatility of 3 separate utensils. Includes spoon, lock-back knife, fork and ballistic nylon sheath.

$24.95