Opinel Outdoor No.08 Folding Knife - Earth RedSKU:YO001714 PLU:136980
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The Opinel Outdoor No.08 Folding Knife features a 2.5mm thick blade that is serrated over 3.5cm to cut natural or synthetic ropes. It also has a shackle key for 4-10mm shackles. Made from Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel, the Opinel Outdoor No.08 Folding Knife is anti-corrosive due to the addition of crhome and requires no special maintenance! The carbon content of at least 0.40% in the steel provides an excellent cutting edge.
Cut of from a strip of steel, the blade is heat-treated to alter the internal structure of the steel, making it very hard. This raw blade then passes through a series of specific grinding wheels in the fully robotised grinding-polishing machines. They give it the unique domed Opinel profile which ensures unrivalled strength and cutting edge.
The fibreglass-reinforced polyamide handle withstands shocks, humidity and extreme temperatures and includes a pealess survival whistle that functions in all weathers.
Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives as of the No.06 - cut out of stainless steel, the Viroblac has two sections: one fixed and one sliding. In addition to locking the blade open (safety in use), it is now possible to lock the blade closed (safety in transport).
- Safety ring
- Fiberglass-reinforced handle resistant to humidity and extreme temperatures (-40 degrees celcius to +80 degrees celcius)
- Anti-corrosive stainless steel
- Survival whistle
- Shackle key
Blade Length: 8.5cm
Overall Length: Approx. 19cm
Weight: Approx. 90g
Material: Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel
Handle: Fibreglass-reinforced polyamide
Whistle: 110 decibels
The Opinel Outdoor No.08 Folding Knife is covered by the Opinel Limited Lifetime Manufacturer's Warranty