Our heart has always gone out to the much-maligned spork – the spoon-fork hybrid that has had to fight back against a silly name and comical reputation to establish itself as a genuine player in the cutlery game. Now, thanks to the folks at Ka-Bar, it might finally be getting the boost in recognition it needs in the form of the Ka-Bar Tactical Spork Tool.
Ka-Bar, best known for their eponymous combat knife used by the United States Marine Corps in WWII, have a well-earned standing as producers of quality hunting, culinary and military knives. The Tactical Spork continues in that strong tradition, delivering a utensil with a utility value that far outweighs its impressive novelty value.
It’s effectively the Swiss Army knife of basic eating utensils – a spork that measures almost 7 inches, that sheathes a 2.5 inch serrated blade inside its handle. It’s made from Grilamid, a compound that’s suitable for use with water and food and weighs about 45 grams. If that wasn’t enough, it also sells for $US6.93 on the Ka-Bar website and can be found on Amazon and eBay.