Ka-Bar Small TDI Law Enforcement Fixed Blade Knife (2.31" Black Serr) 1481

Item #BHQ-7076
MSRP: $72.95
Our Price: $49.95
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  • Overall Length: 5.625"
  • Blade Length: 2.31"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.13"
  • Blade Material: AUS-8A
  • Hardness: 57-59 RC
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Hollow
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Serrated
  • Handle Length: 3.32"
  • Handle Material: Zytel
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 5.60 oz.
  • Sheath: Polymer
  • Knife Type: Fixed Blade
  • Brand: Ka-Bar
  • Model: TDI
  • Model Number: 1481
  • Designer: John Benner
  • Country of Origin: Taiwan
  • Best Use: Tactical
  • Product Type: Knife

  • Black serrated drop point blade made from AUS-8A steel.
  • Black Zytel handle for grip.
  • Polymer sheath for secure carry.


The Ka-Bar Small TDI is a must have fixed blade knife in extreme close quarters encounters where a suspect is attempting to take an officer's handgun, or an officer cannot access his handgun, the TDI knife is available as a "last option" knife. When worn on the pant belt the entire unit - knife and sheath - is well concealed. Designed by John Benner, founder and owner of Tactical Defense Institute. This knife has a black coated blade and black handle. The sheath is specifically designed to fit police officer's pant belt (1.675" wide) on the opposite side of firearm.

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Customer Reviews

great knife and great size
zachary p. on Feb 3, 2020

really like the handle on this. very secure material for my hands, won't slip out of your hands and very comfortable. perfect size, great price and value.

Awesome fixed blade
Eduardo A. on Jan 21, 2018

I bought this knife for two reasons. 1. The concealment. 2. No other knife can't beat a quick deployment and readiness of a fixed blade. The only disappointment I have about this is the sheath. They should have the sheath where the user have different options on how to wear and use it by their preference. Overall awesome knife in concealment, deployment and readiness.

Good Knife Good Sheath
Alec P. on Jun 12, 2018

I like this knife overall it has a nice blade size, good concealment, good sheath, and very light weight.

Great Knife, Terrible Sheath
Bradley M. on Nov 18, 2021

The knife itself is fantastic but it is completely let down by the sheath. Specifically, the clip on the sheath bends far too easily resulting in the sheath being able to come loose and fall off. It's a shame, really. Ka-bar normally does so much better.

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