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Opinel Folder 3-1/8 Closed N5 Beechwood Handle Non Locking - OP11050

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Part Number: OP5
Manufacturer: Opinel Knives
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OP-5 3-1/8" Closed Opinel Folding Knives are made in France. Each features hardwood handles and tempered high carbon steel blade. Does not lock
Wood Handles
Wood Handles
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.
4.333 (3 reviews)
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3 out of 5
Middle Tennessee
Oct 30, 2010
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Handle Feel, Weight, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Lock Type
Ok but...
..without the locking ring I cannot recommend it.Too bad Opinel doesn't put the lock on this size knife because it would be a perfect purse knife for the ladies.Othersise this model is typical excellent Opinel quality.
5 out of 5
Nov 05, 2009
Pros: Handle Material, Blade Material, Handle Feel, Weight, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
I think the best thing about it is the carbon steel. It sharpens easily and quickly to a shaving sharp edge with a ceramic rod system. It holds the edge well. Carbon will rust so I wipe it down after use and at least once a week with Tuf-Cloth. I lube the hinge and lock with Tuf-Glide. For younger people who have never owned carbon steel knives let me say they are greatly superior to stainless, easier to sharpen and hold an edge better and longer. However, you must protect them from rust. Don't leave them wet and protect them with Tuf-Cloth or with gun oil or 3 in 1 oil. If they turn dark that is normal but Tuf-Cloth greatly retards that. Rust and tarnish can easily be removed with a paste made from water and Barkeeper's Friend, a common kitchen cleaner. Carbon steel is almost always cheaper than stainless and the knives made from it are usually cheaper. Don't assume cheaper is inferior though. Carbon steel is superior. Stainless is more expensive to forge and temper properly for a good edge and durability.
5 out of 5
Ph. Marconi
Oct 16, 2009
Pros: Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: Lock Type, None
OPINEL 3-1/8
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