KA-BAR KNIVES Short Becker Clip Point Fixed 4-3/8 [BK17]



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Introducing the KA-BAR KNIVES Short Becker Clip Point Fixed 4-3/8 [BK17], a versatile and reliable bushcraft knife designed to tackle a wide range of tasks. With a blade length of 4 3/8 inches, this knife strikes the perfect balance between compactness and functionality. Crafted from durable 1095CV steel, the blade boasts excellent edge retention and is capable of withstanding rigorous use in the great outdoors.

The KA-BAR KNIVES Short Becker features a clip point blade shape with a flat grind, making it ideal for precision cutting and slicing tasks. The black textured coating not only adds a sleek and tactical look to the knife but also enhances its corrosion resistance. The full tang construction ensures maximum strength and durability, allowing you to confidently tackle any challenge that comes your way.

The contoured handle, made with rugged Zytel scales, provides a comfortable and secure grip even in wet conditions. Its lightweight nature makes it easy to handle and carry, while still offering exceptional durability. Whether you’re camping, hunting, or engaging in survival situations, this knife is up to the task. It can even be paired with an axe or saw for heavier wood processing tasks.

The KA-BAR KNIVES Short Becker comes with a sheath, made in China, for convenient and safe storage. What sets this knife apart is its versatility and customization options. The blade is sharp out of the box and can be easily maintained and sharpened. Additionally, the coating can be stripped if desired. With aftermarket options available for custom scales and sheaths, you can truly make this knife your own.

Invest in the KA-BAR KNIVES Short Becker Clip Point Fixed 4-3/8 [BK17] and experience a reliable and versatile bushcraft knife that will be your trusted companion in the great outdoors. Whether you need precise cuts or rugged durability, this knife is ready to exceed your expectations.


  • Durable and tough 1095CV steel blade.
  • Holds an edge well and is easy to resharpen.
  • Blade coating protects against rust.
  • Functional and durable sheath.
  • Reasonably priced.
  • Versatile and suitable for multiple tasks.
  • Good size for general bushcraft and camp use.
  • Lightweight and easy to carry.
  • Wide range of aftermarket options available.


  • Handle may feel slightly slippery when wet.
  • Blade coating is chunky and some users prefer to remove it.
  • Zytel scales may not perfectly align.
  • Sheath design may be bulky and sticks out too far on the blade.
  • Some users find the handle design less flexible and uncomfortable for extended hard work.
  • Thinness of the handles may require modifications (liners or custom scales).
  • Sheath snaps may be tight and need stretching.
  • Limited grip on ferro rod.
  • Sheath could be improved (some users prefer kydex).

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