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#198852 - 04/10/22 08:55 AM Opinel knives
Shoot870p Offline
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How about these? Do they hold up to use? Just wondering about them and looking for the thoughts here.
Walker

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#198853 - 04/10/22 10:03 AM Re: Opinel knives [Re: Shoot870p]
Uncle Mike Offline
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Hi, I use these mostly for away from home food prep. I think they "hold up to use" as a utility blade. Not made for heavy duty outdoor use and your not going to chop any trees down. They are inexpensive and useful. Try one of the smaller knives for under $20 and tells us what you think, regards, Mike
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#198855 - 04/10/22 11:32 AM Re: Opinel knives [Re: Uncle Mike]
Captain Chris Stanaback Offline
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..."&"...some lighter, wooden handled, models "float"!
Best, Capt. Chris
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#198859 - 04/10/22 12:43 PM Re: Opinel knives [Re: Captain Chris Stanaback]
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I will try one out. Captain, I like the sound of it floating for sure.
Thanks
Walker

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#198881 - 04/11/22 03:36 PM Re: Opinel knives [Re: Shoot870p]
Brent Offline
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I've got a number 8 in carbon. Sharpest knife I own. I've had it about 6 months, haven't sharpened it yet, just stropp whenever I feel it needs it. Can't go wrong. Don't know if mine floats or not.
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#198885 - 04/11/22 07:06 PM Re: Opinel knives [Re: Shoot870p]
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Originally Posted By: Shoot870p
I will try one out. Captain, I like the sound of it floating for sure.
Thanks
Walker


Got to thinking about a floating knife.
Might be good on the boat.
The Mora Knife from Sweden came up on Amazon
Rounded tip to prevent stabbing fragile things and serrated stainless blade.

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