KA-BAR Dog's Head Coppersmith 2-Blade Folding Trapper
If you were lucky, this is the knife your grandfather carried around and used every day. The classic two-bladed trapper design made with jigged bone and other top materials is the type of knife that isn't just a tool. It's an heirloom.
Legend has is that this knife takes its namesake from the testimonial letter of a fur trapper who used it to kill a bear that attacked him. Apparently the letter's only legible part was "ka bar," which they surmised to translate to "kill a bear." THIS IS THE KNIFE THAT KILLS BEARS.
Brett Williams is an Editorial Assistant at Supercompressor. These knives remind him of home.
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