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The Rat Bastard

$289.95 USD



The Rat Bastard is an ornery little cuss. Maybe it's his trouble with the missus. Or maybe it's a shortman's complex. But whatever's crawled up his ass, the Rat Bastard is a war cleaver that pisses turpentine and takes umbrage at the smallest slight.

Like its big brothers the Mack Daddy-O and Reaver Cleaver, the Rat Bastard is styled after the Chinese warsword, with a blade a quarter-inch thick and almost 3 inches wide at the tip. The butt end has the traditional ring of the Chinese dadao, suitable for hanging the piece from a hook on the abattoir wall, or for tying a lanyard. And at over 2 pounds of 5160 steel, it's burly as all get out and capable of as much butchery as you've got the gumption.

The Rat Bastard is full tang, heat-treated for all manner of mischief, and comes standard with a Kydex sheath.

• Total Length: 20 in (.51m)
• Blade Length: 13 in (.33m)
• Handle Length: 7 in (.18m)
• Grip Size: 4.5 in (.11m)
• Steel Thickness: .25 in (6.4mm)
• Weight: 2lb 4oz (1.02kg)
• Release Date: March 2014