The Gen II Spec Plus SP53 Knife is made of 5160 High Carbon Steel and has a black texture powder coat on the knife blade. The handle on the Gen II Spec Plus SP53 knife is Kraton and offers an exceptional and rugged grip. Ontario's Gen II SP53 knife is strong because of it's full tang construction.
Overall length on the SP53 knife is 15.25", of which 9.436" is the blade with a thickness of .25"
The Ontario Gen II SP53 Knife, 8553 comes complete with a black nylon sheath with a plastic insert.
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Posted by Giovanni V on 18th Dec 2014
Only tested at home and on a small trip but very impressed with the SP 53. Don't have a lot of experience wirh this sort of machete but the weight feels comfortable. Sheath is well made but knife law in UK means I am unlikely to wear it on a belt even when camping etc.
Posted by bigile on 26th Dec 2012
I got my sp 53 this summer great heavy duty camp knife o.k.c. Shipped it fast.