Ontario 499 Air Force Survival Knife, Black

September 9, 2018 - Comment

The 499 pilot’s survival knife has been accompanying members of the US Armed Forces for Generations. Designed to save lives in virtually any situation, the 499 truly embodies OKC’s promise of being The Knife You Need When You Need A Knife. Product Features Iconic 499 survival knife carried by pilots for generations for survival in

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The 499 pilot’s survival knife has been accompanying members of the US Armed Forces for Generations. Designed to save lives in virtually any situation, the 499 truly embodies OKC’s promise of being The Knife You Need When You Need A Knife.

Product Features

  • Iconic 499 survival knife carried by pilots for generations for survival in any environment
  • Leather handle and sheath
  • Made in the USA
  • U.S. Army- and Air Force-issue survival knife
  • 5-inch Parkerized blade with serrated top edge
  • Comfortable leather handle and sheath
  • Includes sharpening stone with pouch
  • GSA-compliant

Comments

MutsPub says:

Great “all around” general camp tool. Price fluctuates. Don’t pay over $45. Great 1095 steel “all purpose” Knife, like it was designed to be ( I own 5. One for many years.) Literally soak the heck out of the handle and sheath in neatsfoot oil!!!!!!! (and I do mean soak!!) They will last decades if you do it right out of the box. This will also keep “most” of the moisture out of the leather if it gets wet. (oil ALL of the leather!!) It will take some time/work, so expect to work and “DRY” the leather and sharpen the blade.The blade steel uses a…

Joe says:

Good USA made knife After a lot of research i decided to go with this OTK knife. I really wanted the USA made and not even all Bucks or Kabars are USA. These are.I painted the leather with some feibings orange leather dye and then put a few coats of acrylic resolene from feibings as well on them. I then went to harbor freight and grabbed the 395 piece O ring kit and then put the O rings in the leather gaps.I sharpened it to a razors edge. I haven’t used it to cut any heavy duty stuff yet but will…

David says:

A present for my stepson at Christmas. I can’t … A present for my stepson at Christmas. I can’t say how much he likes it, but it is an exact twin to the survival knife that I wore for 20+ years on my survival vest while flying helicopter gunships. You can’t go wrong if you’re looking for a “pilot survival knife”, because this is the real McCoy. Here’s a pic of the one I carried for years on my survival vest (that I managed to keep sans the survival radio).

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