Opinel No. 8 boxed with Alpine Sport Sheath
The ideal kit.
The N°08 is THE versatile knife: essential during sports, bivouacs, it also is useful for fishing and hunting.
With its alpine sheath that has a press stud and a leather lace, it will come along with you everywhere.
With an 8.5cm blade, Opinel use Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel. It is anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chrome and requires no special maintenance. Its carbon content of at least 0.40% gives excellent cutting edge. The classic Opinel blade has adopted a Yatagan shape. The Yatagan shape is inspired by a traditional Turkish saber, the toe up. The blade is ground to an exclusive convex profile that ensures the strength of the blade and allows efficient regrinding.
Beech is the most commonly used wood for the manufacture of Opinel handles. From France, the beech is hard, durable and easy to work. With a homogeneous appearance, its light color varies from yellow to pink. It is characterized by the presence of numerous small dark dashes.
*note the product does not come with a carabiner as pictured