[ATTACH] That's the lock release lever. Which, as it happens, also has a lanyard hole.
Here's my original Swede 92 with that same lock.
The Super Swede's lock release is on the tail end of the handle.
Also true of the Swede 92 and the Nordic T8. It's a very robust lock.
Well, I never really tried to have a "collection," it just kind of happened as I explored the world of personal cutlery and tested stuff.
For comfort and handling the top piece ("Super Swede") offers the best grip.
The middle one ("Big Swede") is surprisingly good for grip and...
Thought maybe I'd offer a little something different.
A few Swedish pieces.
If I had the skills, I might try for a camping style knife. Possibly a Leuku pattern.
How's the steel on that piece?
I have a couple of the AUS-8 Rat 1 knives.
Nice heft. Decent ergos. Good edge.
My problem is that they're too stiff for me to open with a...
Okay, that's downright funny.
I may be off base, but that strikes me as more of a folding Bowie.
No, it doesn't have the typical Bowie profile, but the size class seems about...
I mourn these guys, even the ones I don't know -- including some I've never heard of in my ignorance -- because they take with them a certain...
I'm with hso on this one.
Mostly I carry tools. However, when I do my daily load-out, I take a moment to consider the various uses of the blades...
I've picked up an old beater from the "bargain box" at a pawn shop. $10.
It's an old, very well used, very sharp, EKA / Normark Super Swede....
Felix has also written a Swiss Army Knife book. It has some cool stuff in it, but it kind of relies on videos to fill in the blanks. And the...
It has that Bolo look.
Good link. Thanks much.
I haven't been in the game as long as hso or John Shirley, and those guys are my go-to when it comes to blades.
However, as much as I tend to...
First knife I was ever given.
Imperial Ulster 916. Birthday, 1961.
When our house burned down in 1962, save for the clothes on my back, that...
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