Ontario knife company is known for it’s great products over the years. Ontario Knife company is known for making great survival, combat and tactical knives over the years. Ontario 498 Marine Combat Knife is another one of the best knife made by the company which is mainly supplied to US military. Ontario Marine Combat knife is known for it’s toughness. It may not look very good looking knife but it’s one of the most strong and reliable weapon for US Marines and that’s why you can have full trust over this knife.
Here are some important features of Ontario 498 Marine Combat Knife:
- It has a 7 inch plain edge blade.
- It is made up of 1095 Carbon Steel.
- It has a weather proofed black leather handle.
- Non-reflective black zinc phosphate finished blade.
- Blade is hardened to 55-58 HRC.
- Ontario 498 Knife also includes a leather sheath and a steel buttcap.
The 498 Marine combat knife is one of the knife that you must have with you. There are other knives available such as K-BAR Marine Combat Knife which is very strong. If we compare these both knives over a period of time, you will discover that Ontario 498 Combat knife is much better than K-Bar Combat knife. It has a very decent edge retention and it’s very easy to sharpen. You can cut anything with this knife and can hammer as well. The knife is going to hold very well over a period of time. The sheath provided with the knife is also strong and very well put together.
Ontario and US is written on the blade which I have right now. The best part about this Marine Combat knife is that it’s made in the USA only and can be shipped to your address in lesser time. Most of the knives are shipped from countries like China and others and can take time reaching your address. Overall, Ontario 498 Marine Combat knife is the knife that you don’t want to miss in your collection.