KABAR COMBAT USMC

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KABAR COMBAT USMC

Post by tnkingfish » Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:20 am

Does anyone know if this is a model 1221 or what model it is? box it was in has 02-1221 on it.
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Re: KABAR COMBAT USMC

Post by jerryd6818 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:49 am

My Ontario has P4 on the box.
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Re: KABAR COMBAT USMC

Post by zzyzzogeton » Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:20 am

The Ontario P4 USMC Combat knife was a civilian version of the Ontario 498, which is the current MIL-K-20227 (modern nomenclature for the USMC 1219C2 / USN MK2,

The P4 has a brass guard, brass pommel and fancy (red/white) spacers and a 440A stainless steel blade, RHC of 49-52. Came out around 2012 or 2013, IIRC, maybe earlier.

In 2014, most were provided with a black coating on the blade and apparently donated to the Task Force Dagger program for a fund raiser sale.

If it is in a Kabar 1221 box, that's wrong. It should be in a Ontarion P4 box like Jerry posted.

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Re: KABAR COMBAT USMC

Post by tnkingfish » Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:42 am

Thanks, I didn't think that was the right box but it's the one I got it in.

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