Alaska-based knife makers Mark Knapp Custom Knives announced that they are now taking orders for their latest batch of 1911 Combat Survivor Bowie knives, which are projected to ship out at the end of August.

The 1911 Combat Survivor is a hollow handle survival knife based on the grip frame of the 1911 Colt auto. According to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, this knife has a weight of 21.5 ounces and an 8-inch-long, 1 1/2-inch-wide blade made of 3/16-inch 154CM high carbon stainless steel. It comes with a magazine which holds a diamond hone, magnesium-ferric rod fire starter, fish hooks, needles, Leatherman Micra, synthetic sinew and a flashlight on the lanyard. It also comes with a SPEC OPS Combat Master Sheath which holds an extra 1911 magazine.

Mark Knapp Custom Knives is offering an early bird discount of $100.00 off the original price of $750.00, which covers shipping and insurance within the United States. This offer is limited to the first 100 customers. If the customer provides a 50 percent down payment of $325.00, they will receive the next available serial number. If they pay in full, they can pick their own serial number.

1911 Combat Survivor Package Includes:

* 1911 Combat Knife
* Combat Master Sheath from SPEC-OPS
* Extra 1911 mag.
* Survivor clip: door of the compartment is a diamond hone for sharpening, a Leatherman Micro, magnesium and flint fire starter, needle for sewing, a length of synthetic sinew for snares, fishing, sewing, a bow string etc. and fish hooks. It has capacity for a .45 round and a flashlight is attached to the lanyard
* Certificate of Authenticity

For more information about the 1911 Combat Survivor Knife, and the full range of products currently offered by Mark Knapp Custom Knives, please visit

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