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Opinel No 8 Outdoor Orange

Price: $49.99

  • Weight:162g
  • Availability:Sold Out
  • Brand:OPINEL

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The Opinel knife has long been a feature of everyday French culture.  Every piece of Opinel knives are hand picked for quality, design and innovation.  Traditional model of Opinel is with a beechwood handle and a high carbon steel blade, consisting of only four parts: blade, wooden handle, a metal band with a rivet on which the blade pivots, and a locking collar that holds the blade in place when the knife is open, to stop the blade accidentally closing on the hand of the user. This feature is necessary because there is no spring to hold the knife open.  

This Opinel no 8 Outdoor is newly launched in 2012, a taste of traditional in new age.  This heavy duty survival knife is No8, the most versatile size in the ever growing line of folding knives.  Features a 2.5 mm thick 12C27 sandvik blade, a thick serrated area, an integrated 4 seasons 110 db survival whistle and a shackle key.  Particularly suitable for sporting activities at sea and mountain : mountaineering, paragliding, trekking, canyoning, potholing, sailing, nautical activities.

 • Lightweight, easy to carry around
 • Sandvik 12C27 modified, 8,5cm stainless steel blade
 • 2,5 mm thickness for a higher resistance, with a serrated area of 3,5cm to cut lasting and effortless natural and synthetic ropes
 • Virobloc system to lock the blade securely in place
 • Emblematic and ergonomic handle, resistant to extreme temperatures from -40°C to +80°C and to water
 • Pealess whistle (works by any time) built into the handle (110 decibels, heard from more than 300m)
 • Synthetic grip for hanging on a hook / bag / belt

Blade Material Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel
Blade Thickness  2.5mm
Blade Length      85mm
Closed Length    108mm
Overall Length   190mm
Lock Type          Virolock
Weight               63g
Color                 Orange only
Made in France


About Opinel (*extracted from the official website)
The Opinel folding knife born in the Savoie region in 1890 has, over time, become a universal object, considering its wide use throughout the world.

A genuine trigger of memories, it is still recognized as one of the best knives in the world. With the same attention to simplicity and reliability, Opinel has designed other ranges of knives and tools for all those who appreciate effective cutting.  A simple, robust and faithful tool … the essential little knife can be found in the pockets of the greatest artists, adventurers, navigators and mountaineers… such as Pablo Picasso, Roger Frison Roche, Alain Colas, Eric Tabarly, Jean-Louis Etienne, Ellen Mac Arthur and many more..

A constant landmark…cited in countless books and songs, it has risen to the status of a timeless cult object, an unavoidable symbol of French culture.

Design reference … chosen as one of the 100 most beautiful objects in the world in 1985 by the Victoria and Albert Museum in “The good design guide”, in 2006 it entered the “Phaidon Design Classics” reference book as one of the 999 most significant designs of all times. It is also cited in the catalogue of the New-York Museum of Modern Art…


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