Press Release

New 2012 Products from KA-BAR Knives

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KA-BAR Knives is proud to unveil several new products for 2012.  Highlights include five new knives in the Becker Knife & Tool line and four items in the Zombie line.

The Becker Machax makes its long awaited KA-BAR debut in 2012.  Measuring 14 11/16” overall and featuring a 9 3/8” blade, the American-made Machax is fitted with a heavy duty polyester MOLLE sheath.  The Machax will be available February 1, 2012 and has an MSRP of $135.67.

The Becker Short Trailing Point, Short Drop Point, and Short Clip Point also make their much anticipated arrival into the Becker line.  The new Short Becker’s come with a MOLLE compatible sheath and an extra set of brown Zytel handle scales.  The American-made Short Becker’s will be available April 1, 2012 and have an MSRP of $107.49.

The KA-BAR Zombie Knives line welcomes five new additions in 2012.  The first is the Zombie Chop Stick Machete.  The Chop Stick measures 14 5/8” overall and sports a 9” blade.  The Chop Stick comes with a black nylon sheath and an extra set of black handle scales.  The Chop Stick will be available for purchase January 23, 2012 and has an MSRP $79.41.

The Zombie line also features a KA-BAR tin sign.  The sign, which displays the KA-BAR Zombie logo and the slogan “KA-BAR: The Original Zombie Knife”, measures 11”x17” and has an MSRP of $12.99.  The KA-BAR Zombie sign will be available for purchase on January 23, 2012.

Also new for 2012 is the Combat Kukri.  Made in the USA, the Combat Kukri is 13 3/8” overall and has an 8 ½” blade.  The Combat Kukri retails for $113.36 and will be available for purchase April 1, 2012.

Additionally, several former items have been added to the KA-BAR lineup with a new twist.  The KA-BAR MULE folder is now also offered with a green handle in the Zombie line.  Available in either a straight or serrated edge, the Zombie MULE Folder will be available for purchase March 1, 2012 and has an MSRP of 69.96.  The former KA-BAR K2 lineup will be welcomed in 2012 after undergoing several upgrades.  The Agama, Gila, Komodo, and Tegu folders feature G10 handles and a stainless steel blade.  The Agama, Gila, Komodo, and Tegu will be available February 1, 2012 and have an MSRP of $22.60.

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