Opinel No 12 Explore Folding Survival Pocket Knife
Opinel No 12 Explore Folding Stainless Steel Survival Locking Pocket Knife Fire Starter, Emergency Whistle Cutting Hook is designed to be wet. Its the most robust and functional knife for adventure, nature, survival, hunting….
Designed for immersion activities in nature this survival knife comes with a fire starter, a gutting hook and a 110 db whistle.
Opinel’s folding knives have been favorites of outdoor adventurers for decades. Now the French company brings its outdoor know-how to a new folding knife designed for expeditions, bushwhacking, camping, and hunting. The No. 12 Explore includes a built-in fire starter and safety whistle, as well as a durable polyamide handle designed to withstand shock, extreme temperatures, and moisture. Rooted in traditional design, and updated for the rigors of modern expeditions. Opinel knives are designed to stand the test of time; some carry Opinel knives handed down from parents and grandparents. Follow a few simple instructions to ensure your knife lasts for years to come.
The most robust and functional knife or adventure, nature, survival, hunting, etc. Designed for immersion activities in nature, the survival knife comes with a fire starter, cutting or gut hook and a 110-decibel emergency survival whistle.
Opinel's stainless steel blades are made of Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel. It is anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chromium and requires no special maintenance. Its carbon content of at least 0.40% provides an excellent cutting edge. Each blade is stamped with the "Crowned Hand" mark. In 1909, Joseph Opinel chose the Crowned Hand emblem for his knives as a symbol to represent the origin and quality of Opinel knives.
The handle is made of durable polyamide with a soft rubber grip.
Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives as of the No 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)
Opinel products are guaranteed under normal use and exchanged in case of manufacturing defects. Damage due to normal wear and tear or improper use are not covered by the warranty.
Hand wash your knife
Clean the blade thoroughly before folding and storing
Use a whetstone or other fine-grain natural stone to sharpen your blade. Make sure the blade is dry and clean, and hold the sharpening stone at an approximately 20-degree angle from the blade while sharpening
You should NOT...
Put your knife in the dishwasher
Use bleach or chlorine to clean your knife
Leave your knife in wet or damp conditions for extended periods of time