During the last year I've conducted a bushcraft knife field test comparing 15 different knifes. You can see the test by clicking HERE. One of the test objects was the Kayoba 7700180.
The Knife 770180
The design of the 770180 is very strongly influenced by the Böker Pathfinder. A stainless steel hollow grind drop point blade fixed in a dark colored wooden handle with brass details. The handle bellow has distinct finger grooves offering a secure but inflexible grip. By inflexible I mean that the finger grooves doesn't invite for backhand and other alternative grips. But the fact that the handle although is pretty straight and long makes the knife OK to handle. As always the sheath is compromised on a budget knife. The sheath made of artificial leather has a classic american hunting knife design.
Capable Low Price Knife
A bit surprising this budget product knife placed it self in a pretty good 9th place in my field test. The knife is delivered with a sad edge but after sharpening and maintaining the edge the knife gets pretty nice. It's the overall design of the knife that leads to this score result in the test. The long handle fits my hand in a decent way. So if you don't mind having to sharpen the knife often and the unsexy fake leather sheath; I think the Kayoba 770180 is worth testing. You get a decent beginners bushcraft knife in this 199 SEK knife.
Manufacturer: Kayoba, delivering products to the Jula store
Model: Knife 770180
Blade material: Stainless steel
Blade length: 119 mm
Blade thickness: 3,4 mm
Blade width: 27,2 mm
Edge profile: Hollow grind with a primary bevel angle of 34°
Knife length: 231 mm
Handle material: Wood and bras
Handle thickness: 21,6 mm
Sheath: Black artificial leather
Knife weight: 155 g
Total weight (knife and sheath): 196 g
Price: 199 SEK (Sweden 2015)