The short robust blade of the No.12 Explorer ensures accurate cutting. The multi-material handle is fiber-reinforced to withstand extreme temperatures, knocks and exposure to water.
Heel of the handle features a 110 decibel whistle, a flint fire-starter to rub on the black of the blade, a steel cutting hook for twine and large game. The hook is detachable for easy cleaning and features a hole allowing you to secure the knife almost anywhere with a lanyard or clip.
Size: 10" x 1" x 1" (Open)
Blade Material: Sandvik Stainless Steel 12C27 Mod.
Blade Length: 4"
Handle Material: Fiber Reinforced Polymer (non-slip)
Handle Colors: Orange & Dark Green
Detachable Twine/Gut Hook
Limited Lifetime Warranty
110 Decibel Whistle
Virobloc locking system to lock open and closed
Opinel Limited Lifetime Warranty
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Made in the France
A card with the maker’s story is included with purchase
Savoie, FranceFounded in 1890
The Opinel No. 8 knife was invented by namesake Joseph Opinel at the age of 18. This first design was the foundation for the wide range of knives made today. The company continues to be run by the Opinel family, and the knives have won prestigious awards like the 1985 Victoria and Albert Museum for the best-designed items in the world alongside the Porsche 911 and the Rolex watch. The knives have been used by Pablo Picasso and famed chefs from around the World like Paul Bocuse. Each knife is made with sustainable materials and continue to be made in the French Alp town of Savoie.
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