Ontario Knife Company ® — a leading provider of cutting-edge knives and high-performance American-made cutlery for the U.S. Military and Armed Forces since WWI, is introducing the latest edition to its line of military-grade Ranger Series of knives for a wide range of hunting, camping and survival applications. With the new Ontario Knife Ranger Bush Afghan™ knife, avid sportsmen can slice through the toughest jobs encountered in the great outdoors.

Designed by elite blade smith and former military veteran Justin Gingrich, and following suit to its family of popular Ranger Knives from Ontario Knife, the new Ranger Series Bush Afghan knife is constructed with incredibly tough 1095 carbon steel and features grey texture powder coated blades. Boasting a full-tang construction and yielding an overall length of 11.877” with a blade length of 6” that is .1875” thick, this hefty knife is built for serious use and abuse whether you’re quartering an Elk in the backcountry or surviving the roughest conditions in the field.

An easy-to-see and easy-to-grip orange glass-based fiber handle makes it a cinch to locate the Ontario Knife Ranger Bush Afghan knife in low light conditions. The handle can also be removed in seconds using an Allen wrench to wipe off any debris — making cleaning the blade a snap. Plus, an included black nylon sheath with Kydex ® edge protecting insert conveniently houses the knife when not in use. The handle also is available in black or tan.

Founded in 1889, Ontario Knife Company is a U.S. owned and operated organization that continually stays on the forefront of knife designs and cutting-edge technology. Ontario’s military supply roots go deep into its history, as the company has been supplying quality cutlery to the U.S. Military since WWI, beginning with its famous 18 inch Machete. Today, the company consistently develops new knife designs that allow military personnel to have the products they need in order to get their jobs done both in and out of the battlefield. In addition to being a major supplier to the U.S. Armed Forces, Ontario Knife teams with a nationwide network of distributors/dealers to market its products to many diverse consumer and niche markets including the tactical/military, hunting, outdoors and cutlery industries. Worldwide sales activity encompasses more than 28 countries, and continues to grow.

For more information about Ontario Knife Company, contact: P.O. Box 145-26, Empire Street, Franklinville, NY 14737 • Telephone: (800) 222-5233 • Or visit the company’s website at http://www.ontarioknife.com . Ontario Knife Company is a subsidiary of Servotronics, Inc., listed as SVT on the American Stock Exchange (Amex ®).

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