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KA-BAR 3189 Folding Hunter Knife 3.875" Clip Point Plain Blade, G10 Handles


MSRP* : $24.22 | You Save* : $6.27 (26%)
Part #: KA3189 | KA-BAR Knives
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KA3189: 3189 Folding Hunter
KA-BAR Knives
The KA-BAR Folding Hunter is designed with a nod to nostalgia as it rekindles the features of the old KA-BAR model 1189, a design popular for years with customers because of it's straight forward lock and traditional clip point folding blade. The old 1189 featured wood handles and was carried in a pouch or pocket, whereas the 3189 has been updated with more modern G10 handle scales and a pocket clip for more convenient carry.
  • Blade Length: 3.875"
  • Cutting Edge: 3.5"
  • Closed Length: 5"
  • Overall Length: 8.875"
  • Blade Material: 420 Stainless Steel
  • Blade Thickness: 0.1"
  • Blade Hardness: 52-54HRC
  • Blade Style: Clip Point
  • Blade Grind: Hollow
  • Blade Finish: Matte Gray
  • Handle Material: Black G10
  • Handle Thickness: 0.43"
  • Locking Mechanism: Lockback
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Down, Right/Left Carry
  • Weight: 5.3 oz.
  • Made in China
The lockback system has been used for many decades. It can usually be found on the knife spine and it provides a strong lockup that will wear well.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
KA-BAR 3189 Folding Hunter Knife 3.875" Clip Point Plain Blade, G10 Handles4.500 (2 reviews)
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KA-BAR 3189 Folding Hunter Knife 3.875" Clip Point Plain Blade, G10 Handles
5 out of 5
Canada (winter side)
Pros: Ease of Opening, Lock Type, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Solid and very safe to open with one hand
Solid: I use it in the military all day for anything and everything and I'm not gentle with it because it is cheap. Feels very safe to open with one hand: Can be opened with a strong and loud locking "click" under just a short strong push of the thumb straight up: Minimum motion of thumb and it hits hard the full extension each times. Hope this help!
KA-BAR 3189 Folding Hunter Knife 3.875" Clip Point Plain Blade, G10 Handles
4 out of 5
Buffalo , New York
Pros: Overall Quality, Lock Type, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Good knife , good price
This knife is what I ordered : A large lockback EDC work-knife folder w/ a pocket clip . Period . Nothing flashy,ornate,or tactical . The entire knife is a matte grey color w/ the exception of the scales which are a smooth G-10 . The blade is razor sharp out of the packaging . The lock / blade is stiff : Needs oil +some exercise to work smoothly . The thumbstuds at the base of the blade are useless : Opening this knife is a 2-handed job . Jimping on the spine affords some stability , but for the most part is too far forward to be of much use . A lot of knife for a little money .
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