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Knife For Cleaning Rabbits

Discussion in 'Knives & Tools' started by Jukebox, Jul 9, 2019.

  1. DUNKS

    DUNKS Keyboard Hero

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    If the saw blade on the Opinel cuts anything like the one on my Swiss knife it will be fantastic. Handy for when you spot a Hawthorne which would make a good stick.
     
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    Opinel… the Trabant of the knife world! Almost any modern folder will be better and won't cut you if you haven't quite closed it enough and you reach in your pocket. Ask me how I know.
    I'll post a selection of modern folders sub £40 in the sales section that lock (you're hunting so have a good reason to carry it), will have decent steel and perform well as a hunter's tool.
    Or, for a lot less than the price of a S/H Ultra, you can get an heirloom:
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    After my little accident, I use the Mora for everything because of the extra grip. Got a few Opinels that do stirling worth, but simply don't trust myself with them any more ... excellent knives, but have to say that I don't think the locking collar is as good these days and modify them so that the blade stays open more positively when doing heavier jobs.
     
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    Jukebox Better to burn out...than to fade away.

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    Jukebox Better to burn out...than to fade away.

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    Cheers brother...randomly just tried again on the first link and it accepted my email and took me to the secure paypal site...weird.

    Anyways.....2 ordered and I'll update on thoughts and maybe a field test :thumb:
     
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    Excellent :up:
     
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    Jukebox Better to burn out...than to fade away.

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    So the knives landed today and for the price whats not to like?
    Looks good in bright green.
    Nice quality.
    Sharper than any opinel straight out the box....looking forward now to trying it in the field.
    Thanks again for the help lads and I can recommend both the knife and the seller as had no issues with them either :thumb:
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    Just mind your fingers :thumb:
     
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