Ask around the internet for what the best budget folder out there is, and the Rat is the answer you’ll get more often than not. Fans of the original will definitely want to check this one out. The Ontario Knife Company Rat Model 1 now has carbon fiber handles.
This fully ambidextrous linerlock features a stonewashed 3.5″ partially serrated D2 tool steel blade with thumb studs, and the new carbon fiber handle scales feel great in the hand and really reduce the overall weight. The handles also feature an ambidextrous, reversible pocket clip for easy carry any way you want.
Ontario Knife Company Rat Model 1 Details
- D2 Tool Steel, Stonewash Finish
- 3.5” Partially Serrated Drop Point Blade
- Carbon Fiber Handle
- Ambidextrous Thumb Studs
- Reversible Ambidextrous Pocket Clip
- Lanyard Hole
- 5.28 oz.
- 5” Closed
- 8.5” Overall
The Ontario Knife Company Rat Model 1 is already an extremely popular model. It’s just been given a facelift. It’s a great EDC folder with awesome materials for under $55. You can learn more or get your own by clicking any link in the article or the button below.
All images courtesy of Smoky Mountain Knife Works – smkw.com.