Opinel No.8 Outdoor
What we think
Opinel is going high-tech with space age materials. This heavy duty survival knife 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.
- Brand: Opinel
- Outdoor: Knives
Ideal for sporting activities such as mountaineering, paragliding, trekking, canyoning, pot holing, sailing and other nautical activities. It’s very strong blade (2.5 mm thick) is serrated over 3.5 cm to cut natural or synthetic ropes and has a shackle key for 4 to 10 mm shackles. Its handle is water-resistant and withstands extreme temperatures. It is equipped with a pea-less whistle.
- 8.5cm Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel blade
- 2.5mm thickness for higher resistance
- Part serrated blade
- Virobloc locking system
- Extreme temperature resistant handle
- Shackle key
- Pea-less whistle
- Lanyard attachment
Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives from the N° 06. Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc 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).