Posted April 19, 2011 by Howard
Ontario Blackbird SK-5 Wilderness Survival Knife
Ontario Knives ventures into the world of Bushcraft with their new Blackbird SK-5 Wilderness survival knife. It’s built like their Ranger and RT series, except it is styles for survival and uses 154CM American stainless instead of 1095 carbon steel. Ontario knives is a premier American knife company.
This is a great American made knife.
You can see these at www.knifecenter.com
Want to know more? See Ontario’s description below:
The Blackbird SK-5 blade is crafted from 154CM. This steel is American made, known for its superior toughness, edge-retaining ability, sharpness and corrosion resistance. The SK-5′s blade is 0.13 inch thick and features a full-taper grind.
The perimeter of the Micarta handle is rounded to provide a comfortable grip and is secured to the knife tang with stainless steel Allen screws.
The Ontario Blackbird SK-5 comes with a MOLLE compatible sheath that features a rigid protective insert. The sheath also features a belt loop so that it may be worn on the hip in the traditional belt mount configuration.
Steel: 154CM Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 5″
Overall length: 10″
Blade thickness: 0.13″
Rockwell hardness: 53-55 RC
MOLLE Compatible Sheath
Knife Weight: 8.4 oz.
Sheath Weight: 3.5 oz.
Paul Scheiter Design
Made in USA