Opinel #8 Knife

0902-031
  • Available prices $19.50

Description

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For all round camp use, whittling, and food preparation this traditional folding pocket knife is a proven performer. Its tempered carbon steel blade holds a keen edge. (Note that the carbon content will lead to corrosion if the blade is not occasionally oiled and sharpened.) While a thumbnail slot can be used to open the blade, the “Savoyard knack” (a sharp tap of the handle end on a hard flat surface) will easily open it too. A slotted stainless steel clip securely locks the blade open or closed. The contoured hardwood handle feels comfortable in the hand.

Tech specs

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Weight 50g
Ideal for Camping and hiking
Handle material Wood
Blade edge type

Serrated edges are useful for cutting dense material like rope or webbing. They stay sharper longer than straight edges, but can be more difficult to sharpen.

Straight
Blade material Carbon steel
Blade length 8.5cm
Knife length (closed) 11cm
Knife length (open) 19cm
Blade locking system Yes
Sheath included No
Made in France