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Becker Blade Database !!! (News, Knife Specs and Data)

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  1. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
    BK-15 Trailing Point "Tweener"

    Group Shot:

    hi rez: http://perspicuityphotos.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Beckers/i-GLM8k5S/0/O/Small-Beckers-12-1-11-001.jpg
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    hi rez: http://perspicuityphotos.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Beckers/i-5D3xvvD/0/O/Small-Beckers-12-1-11-002.jpg
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    <eventual link to KaBar website>
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/918916-2012-New-Becker

    o KaBar Era
    oo Shape: trailing point
    oo Edge Angle: ? degrees
    oo Grind: flat
    oo Steel: 1095 CroVan
    oo Rc hardness: 56-58
    oo Blade length: 5.625 inches
    oo Overall length: 10.375 inches
    oo Blade thickness: 0.188 inch (probably more like 0.165 inch)
    oo Knife Weight: 6.2 ounces (0.3875 pounds)
    oo Coating: black epoxy powder coat
    oo Handle: 2 pairs DuPont Zytel Black and coyote brown, with optional micarta (later on)
    oo Fastener: #8-32x1/2&#8221;L* Nut: #8-32
    oo Sheath: Tan Cordura Nylon, MOLLE Compatible
    oo Origins: knife made in USA, sheath made in ?
    oo MSRP: US 107.49

    Probable release date (this is official as I know) : 2012-04-01 (no, really! ;)

    #

    New official tweenah thread :)
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/904116-Tweenahs-New-Pictures-specs...?p=10242455

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    and from the news section:
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/s...QUENTLY-Asked-Questions?p=7777612#post7777612

    o More tweener information than what is in the Blade Show 2011 threads:

    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/866368-Tweeners-are-fricken-sweet.

    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/s...hax-and-Tweener-Interview-2011-Equip-2-Endure
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/s...hax-and-Tweener-New-Video-from-Equip-2-Endure!
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/s...he-new-album-of-Tweener-and-new-Classics-Porn
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/848039-New-stuff-gt-gt-gt-gt-pics
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/857826-Mini-magnum-tweener
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/858392-Drop-point-winner.
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/857671-Tweener-sheaths
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/858053-drop-point-vs-clip-point
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/s...tween-a-Tweener-drop-point-and-Mini-Campanion
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/855320-What-are-you-using-until-the-Tweeners-arrive
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/846743-Where-are-the-Machax-and-tweener-pics

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    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=803555
    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/803555-The-(Un)-official-Tweeners-thread

    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/857826-Mini-magnum-tweener - lots of pictures

    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/856944-blade-show-2011-official-report-by-bladite - even more pictures of stuff

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  2. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
    BK-16 Drop Point "Tweener"

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    Please note, correction: KaBar changed the grind from a regular flat type much like the BK2 to a "full height grind" (FHG), but we don't have current pictures as yet, but we do have this nice mock-up:

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    <eventual link to KaBar website>

    o KaBar Era
    oo Shape: drop point
    oo Edge Angle: ? degrees
    oo Grind: flat
    oo Steel: 1095 CroVan
    oo Rc hardness: 56-58
    oo Blade length: 4.375 inches
    oo Overall length: 9.25 inches
    oo Blade thickness: 0.188 inch (probably more like 0.165 inch)
    oo Knife Weight: 6.7 ounces (0.41875 pounds)
    oo Coating: black epoxy powder coat
    oo Handle: 2 pairs DuPont Zytel Black and coyote brown, with optional micarta (later on)
    oo Fastener: #8-32x1/2&#8221;L* Nut: #8-32
    oo Sheath: Tan Cordura Nylon, MOLLE Compatible
    oo Origins: knife made in USA, sheath made in ?
    oo MSRP: US 107.49

    Probable release date (this is official as I know) : 2012-04-01 (no, really!

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  3. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
    BK-17 Clip Point "Tweener"

    hi rez: http://perspicuityphotos.smugmug.com/Woodworking/Beckers/i-3HRnbFk/0/O/Small-Beckers-12-1-11-004.jpg
    [​IMG]

    <eventual link to KaBar website>

    o KaBar Era
    oo Shape: clip point
    oo Edge Angle: ? degrees
    oo Grind: flat
    oo Steel: 1095 CroVan
    oo Rc hardness: 56-58
    oo Blade length: 4.375 inches
    oo Overall length: 9.25 inches
    oo Blade thickness: 0.188 inch (probably more like 0.165 inch)
    oo Knife Weight: 6.6 ounces (0.4125 pounds)
    oo Coating: black epoxy powder coat
    oo Handle: 2 pairs DuPont Zytel Black and coyote brown, with optional micarta (later on)
    oo Fastener: #8-32x1/2&#8221;L* Nut: #8-32
    oo Sheath: Tan Cordura Nylon, MOLLE Compatible
    oo Origins: knife made in USA, sheath made in ?
    oo MSRP: US 107.49

    Probable release date (this is official as I know) : 2012-04-01 (no, really!
     
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  4. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
    o BK-21 New Reinhardt Khukri - https://www.kabar.com/products/product.jsp?item=BK21

    stock image from KaBar


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    Item(s): BK21

    $200.28

    3 Reviews

    It's finally here! KA-BAR introduces the Becker/Reinhardt Kukri, a labor of love designed and perfected with Ethan Becker and the Reinhardt Estate to represent the best of the best in U.S. made kukri's on the market today. Made from 0.2" thick 1095 Cro-Van steel, the kukri's 13.25" epoxy powder coated blade is proudly embellished with Hank Reinhardt's signature and coupled with Becker's distinct handle shape and a practical polyester sheath.

    Made in the USA.

    To upgrade to a multi-color G10 handle check out our custom-designed VZ Grips here: http://www.kabar.com/accessories/74

    To upgrade to a hard plastic Boltaron sheath made by 710 Custom, click here: http://www.kabar.com/accessories/76

    Weight 1.4 lb Steel 1095 Cro-Van
    Blade Type Lock Style N/A
    Measurements Blade length 13.25"; Overall length 18.75" Grind Flat
    Edge Angles 20 Degrees Handle Material Ultramid®
    Shape Kukri HRC 56-58
    Stamp KA-BAR/BK&T/Reinhardt Butt Cap/Guard N/A
    Pocket Clip N Made in Knife Made in USA; Sheath Made in China
    NSN N/A Blade Thickness 0.188

    Comparison shot of several Reinhardts:

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  5. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
    o BK-22 - The BK-2 with a molle compatible belt sheath

    https://www.kabar.com/products/BK22

    "Sold with a MOLLE compatible heavy-duty polyester sheath with front pocket."

    stock image from KaBar

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  6. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
    o BK-23BP Skeleton Knife - the mini king

    https://www.kabar.com/products/product.jsp?item=BK23BP

    stock image from KaBar

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    The BK23BP has a 3.25" long 5Cr15 stainless steel blade, measures 6.43" overall and comes with a hard plastic friction lock sheath.

    Weight 0.15 lb Steel 5Cr15 Stainless Steel
    Blade Type Lock Style N/A
    Measurements Blade length 3.25"; Overall length 6.4375" Grind Hollow
    Edge Angles N/A Handle Material 5Cr15 Stainless Steel
    Shape Clip Point HRC 57-59
    Stamp KA-BAR/BK&T Butt Cap/Guard N/A
    Pocket Clip N Made in Made in China
    NSN N/A Blade Thickness 0.125
     
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  7. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
    o BK-20 Bundock Bowie


    Bundock / Moses

    OAL: 16.375" / 16.125"
    Edge: 10.75" / 10.625"
    Thickness: 0.25" / 0.25"
    Edge Angle: 20 / 20
    Grind: flat / 20
    Blade Material: 1095 / 1095 Cro-Van
    Hardness: 56-58 RC / 56-58 RC
    Weight: 1 lb. 4.79 oz.

    (most Bundock specs from a well respected knife site as KaBar doesn't seem to list it anymore?)
    (Moses specs from KaBar)

    Knives made in USA
    Sheaths made ... elsewhere

     
  8. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
    o BK-29 Moses Bowie


    Weight 1.3 lb Steel 1095 Cro-Van
    Blade Type Lock Style N/A
    Measurements Blade length 16.125"; Overall length 10.625" Grind Flat
    Edge Angles 20 Degrees Handle Material Hylon®
    Shape Clip HRC 56-58
    Stamp KA-BAR/BK&T Butt Cap/Guard N/A
    Pocket Clip N Made in Knife Made in USA; Sheath Made in China
    NSN N/A Blade Thickness 0.250
     
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  9. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
    o BK-62 - The Becker Kephart

    https://www.kabar.com/products/product.jsp?item=BK62

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    Stock Photos from KaBar

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    TECHNICAL SPECS:

    WEIGHT: .4 lb
    BLADE TYPE: Fixed Blade
    BLADE LENGTH: 5.125 inches
    OVERALL LENGTH: 9.625 inches
    EDGE ANGLES: 20 Degrees
    SHAPE: Drop
    TANG STAMP: KA-BAR/Becker/Kephart
    KNIFE MATERIAL: 1095 Cro Van
    GRIND: Flat
    HANDLE MATERIAL: Walnut
    ROCKWELL HARDNESS: 56-58
    KNIFE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States [​IMG]
    SHEATH COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States
    BLADE THICKNESS: .158 inches
    BLADE WIDTH: 1.1875 inches
     
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  10. Bladite

    Bladite ǝɹnsıǝן ɟo uɐɯǝןʇuǝb Moderator

    Feb 28, 2003
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