First Look: Bear Ops Rancor II Knife

posted on October 13, 2019

Bear Ops is rolling out two new modified drop-point EDC knives under the Rancor II name—the MC-400-SS-S and the MC-400-B4-B. Both are designed for heavy-duty use in military and law-enforcement operations by the tactical knife brand of Bear & Son Cutlery, ensuring that you'll have a knife built well enough to handle everyday tasks and more as part of your EDC kit.

The new Bear & Son Bear Ops Rancor II knives are hand-built at the company's manufacturing facility in Alabama for everyday carry by people who demand top performance and reliability in their knives. Each knife features a premium CPM-S30V blade steel, which is known for its high edge-retention and rust-resistance. The MC-400-SS-S and MC-400-B4-B are available in black or satin blade finishes, and each model deploys quickly, thanks to the inclusion of precision-formed ball-bearing washers.

The stainless-steel model of the Bear Ops RancorII features a stainless-steel handle, while the non-stainless model of the knife comes standard with black G10 handles. Both handles are skeletonized to reduce overall weight to a light 4.5 ounces and include grip ridges for secure handling and superior ergonomics. Each Rancor II comes standard with a durable pocket clip that allows for tip-up carry and quick access. Both knives are covered by a limited lifetime warranty.

Bear OPS Rancor II Modified Drop Point Specifications

Blade Material: CPM-S30V
Handle Material: Stainless Steel or Black G10
Rockwell: 58-60
Closed Length: 4-3/8 inches
Open Length: 7-1/4 inches
Edge Length: 2-7/8 inches
Weight: 4.5 ounces
Extras: Pocket clip, Ball Bearings, Lifetime Warranty

MSRP on the stainless-steel Rancor II is $74.99, and MSRP on the G10-equipped blade is $79.99. More information is available at


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