Meet the "N°08 Stainless Steel Pocket Knives" Collection

N°8 is a very versatile knife, essential to outdoor activities and bivouacs, it is also popular among hunters and fishermen.

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Blade length

8.5 cm - 3.35 in

Sandvik stainless steel

We use Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel. It is anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chrome and requires no special maintenance. Its carbon content of at least 0.40% provides an excellent cutting edge.

Yatagan blade

The classic Opinel blade has adopted a Yatagan shape. The Yatagan shape is inspired by a traditional Turkish saber, the toe up. The blade is ground to an exclusive convex profile that ensures the strength of the blade and allows efficient regrinding.

Handle

Beech is the most commonly used wood for the manufacture of Opinel handles. From France, our beech is hard, durable and easy to work. With a homogeneous appearance, its light color varies from yellow to pink. It is characterized by the presence of numerous small, -dark dashes.

Safety ring

Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives as of 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)

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I got this only two or so months ago, but goodness this thing has treated me well. The simple design works so well- the thick handle provides a *very* strong grip, and the movement of the blade has enough pull to it so I never worry about it ever being loose while still being able to comfortably ...
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Aaron Fogelberg

I adore this knife- every single thing about it.

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Your rating: 5

I got this only two or so months ago, but goodness this thing has treated me well. The simple design works so well- the thick handle provides a *very* strong grip, and the movement of the blade has enough pull to it so I never worry about it ever being loose while still being able to comfortably pull it out. I did one really rough bit of work with it and got a few tiny chips on the blade, but they buffed right out after a short bit on the grindstone, good as new!

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