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After 45 years in industry (30 in the knife industry), I am retiring.
October 31, 2019 will be my last official day.
It has been...
Glad to be of service.
V.P. of Engineering
Ontario Knife Company
Our website is being rebuilt and has some issues right now. Please call toll free @ +1 800-222-5233 or fax @ +1 800-299-2618.
We know our online store isn't optimal. We are working on it.
You can call the 1-800 number (1-800-222-5233) to get me.
Our IT Dept took our site offline yesterday and did a thorough cleansing.
We are back on and hopefully you should not have any issues....
Thanks for the heads up.
I just reported this to our corporate IT Manager to investigate.
We will keep you updated.
Yonose is correct. The black coating on the Leather handle is just that...a coating.
The fungicide (it can be one of several types) is...
You might be correct about the phosphate. LAst week, I just picked up two 1973 vintage 499s at an estate sale.
They had the exact same...
Both of your Warthogs are KA-BARs.
The Camo pattern was an aftermarket job but other than that, both are good.
I did find the book with the drawings. I will see about posting...it maybe confidential. If it is, I'll just post about the pattern...
The Bluing on the metal parts of the knife is most likely an aftermarket job as Parkerizing was the standard surface finish on the 8662...
Please post pictures and we can all try and sort this out. Also a bit of the history of your knife would help.
Did you buy it new-in-box...
Please call 1-800 222-5233. The Cust. Rep will give you the information on how to return the knife.
We will: 1) inspect the knife...
Purposeful change. Many states have laws against double edged knives. The sharpened swedge falls into that category. So we don't...
Call the customer service number. They will send you some replacement screws.
Hope this helps.
V.P. Of Engineering...
Yes, All Pilot Survival Leather is treated with a fungicide per Mil- Spec.
The small Drop Point, liner lock is available....
Not bad information from your friend.
Let me do some searching of factory records.
V.P. of Engineering...
During the time that Ontario was awarded the M-9 Contract, there was a big push to secure all of the US. Armed Forces bayonet...
That bayonet is called the OKC 1FTS. It was produced around the 2008-2011 range....not totally sure but it was gone by the time I...
1075 with it's lower carbon content should be tougher, all other things being equal. However, both 1095 and 1075 are high carbon steels...