Early USMC Ka-bar
Posted 13 June 2018 - 07:57 AM
Posted 13 June 2018 - 09:02 AM
It does have a little pitting and the very tip is broken off but I like it a lot 👍
Posted 13 June 2018 - 02:00 PM
It does have a little pitting and the very tip is broken off but I like it a lot
Common to see pitting on many of these
As we have discussed the process of acid tanning the leather will also effect the blade over time.When the leather gets wet or draws moisture it will pit the blade.I have a couple they look to have seen a lot of salt water and with pitting on the blade.The leather scabbards are pretty brittle as well
Posted 15 June 2018 - 07:18 AM
Not too shabby- looks like it still has plenty of bluing. Definately a keeper.
Edited by usmce4, 15 June 2018 - 07:20 AM.
Posted 15 June 2018 - 09:20 AM
Posted 18 June 2018 - 06:59 AM
I dig it!
What did you use for your handle?
A little Luxor leather conditioner
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