Ontario Knife Company 8665 Rat-3 Plain Edge with Black Nylon Sheath, Black/Tan
Can you have to many or even enough knives? No, never, definitely not. Which is why you should look at the ONTARIO KNIFE COMPANY RAT-3. This knife has been places and seen things, it walks the walk. For most people their EDC knife is a folder like a Swiss Army or Opinel. However over the years I’ve had a change of heart regarding the fixed blade daily blade. Especially when I’m outback working or on the trail. Mainly because no matter how great the lock is a folding knife is not as strong as a fixed blade. The things I do with my EDC fixed blade I might be able to do with a folder,
Ontario Knife Company & RAT
In 2002, the Ontario Knife Company entered into an exclusive collaboration with Randall’s Adventure and Training Team (RAT). Randall’s Adventure and Training (RAT) is a professional survival training, expedition guiding, and outdoor gear research team based in Alabama, with operations in Latin America. RAT is a legal U.S. representative of the Peruvian Air Force school of jungle survival.
The RAT team, formed by Jeff Randall and Mike Perrin, is considered a leading authority in the research, testing, and design of remote adventure and survival gear. RAT and the Ontario Knife Company have partnered up to produce a series of knives. These are for hard-core adventurers, civilians, and professional soldiers around the world. RAT knives have served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and many non-publicized conflicts around the globe.
Built to be versatile and durable. The RAT series features either high carbon or alloy carbon steel, tough micarta handles, and MOLLE compatible sheathes. The RATs make ideal fixed blade “every day carry (EDC)” or for use on the worksite, campground, or downrange.