The SHOT Show is an opportunity to showcase new products, meet with customers, and interact with the media. SHOT Show 2012 was a success for KA-BAR on all fronts. KA-BAR unveield six new knives, six redesigned knives, and three new accessories.
Four new fixed blades have been added to the KA-BAR Becker Knife & Tool line: the BK4 Machax and three Short Beckers, BK15, BK16, and BK17. All the new Becker fixed blades feature 1095 cro-van steel blades and Zytel handles. The Short Beckers will come packaged with an additional set of brown Zytel handles. The Becker Knife & Tool line is made in the United States of America.
The KA-BAR Combat Kukri was also unveiled at the 2012 SHOT Show. American-made, the Combat Kukri has a 1095 cro-van blade and Kraton G handle. It measures 13 3/8″ overall and has a 8 1/2″ blade.
The KA-BAR Zombie Chop Stick is the newest addition to the KA-BAR Original Zombie Knives line. Measuring 14 5/8″ with a 9″ blade, the Chop Stick is a heavy duty knife. Made of SK5 steel, the Chop Stick comes with a set of green handles as well as a set of black handles and a small skeleton knife.
Redesigned knives for 2012 include four folding knives formerly in the KA-BAR K2 line and the Zombie MULE folder. The Agama, Gila, Komodo, and Tegu folders now feature G10 handles and a stainless steel blade. The Zombie MULE sports a nuclear green Zytel handle and is available with a straight or serrated edge.
Accesories for 2012 include a Zytel handle set for the BK14 Eskabar, a tin Original Zombie Knife sign, and an Original Zombie Knife t-shirt.