Gerber made a good job with this one; great design and quality at reasonable price. I've been using this knife for over 10 years now and its a really nice allrounder. Lately this knife has been my choice of second knife while hunting; my non-game knife. I prefer carrying one drop point fixed blade taking care of the game (game knife) and one clip point folder managing the other knife activities during the hunt (non-game knife). The E-Z Out is perhaps not the most fancy looking knife but it's robust, reasonable light and easy to handle. I like the elegant shape of the blade and if you keep the edge sharp it really gets the job done nicely. Today the E-Z Out legacy lives on in the DPSF and the Rescue; two tactical modells with serrated edges.
Total length: 200 mm / 115 mm
Blade length: 89 mm
Blade width: 25 mm
Blade thickness: 2,5 mm
Weight: 75 g
Blade: ATS-34 clip point blade with a straight plain edge and a hole for thumb opening
Handle: Glass-filled polycarbonate nylon with rubber inserts and a steel tip down pocket clip
The history of the traditional French knife Opinel starts in the 19th century. The folder series No 1 to No 13, also called Tradition, is built on a simple and stylish concept. The knives are usually delivered with a carbon steel blade or as on this one; a stainless steel blade from Sandvik. The blade locking devise consists of a robust safety ring that by turning locks the blade tightly. The Opinel is, if you ask a Frenchmen, of course the ultimate allround knife, just as we Swedes love our Mora knives. I especially appreciate the Opinel knife's light weight and thin blades.
Total length: 230 mm / 131 mm
Blade length: 98 mm
Blade thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 70 g
Blade: A thin Inox Sandvik stainless steel blade with nail groove and a smooth clip point shape
Handle: Beech with a natural finish
If you want to read ore about Opinel and their knives; take a look in Vapentidningen no 1 - 2015 in wish I have written an article focusing on the Opinel history and the Tradition knife series.
Anders Petter delivers good quality kitchen knives at reasonable prices. This chefs knife, the Backaryd 20, is a nice allrounder in the kitchen. The knife is well balanced, easy to clean and I like its good cutting edge.
Total length: 340 mm
Blade length: 200 mm
Blade thickness: 2 mm
Material: Molybdenum steel, handle and blade all in one piece.
Total weight: 198 g