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The pinnacle of pocket folders. For me. (Solingen)

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  1. Mp7

    Mp7 Member

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    Hi Guys!

    This was posted into a fb-group i posted about earlier.
    Now have a look at this gem.

    Basically the coolest Opinel in the world :)
     

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    The rest.

    Translating the text above:

    4,4 inches long
    Grip: hand made paper, stabilized with Epoxy

    170 layers non-stainless carbon damascus
    Higonokami style grind, 61 HRC
     

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  3. bikerdoc

    bikerdoc Moderator Staff Member

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    Absolutely stunning.
     
  4. Mp7

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    almost elven-made, hm?

    shock and awe.
     
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    hso Moderator Staff Member

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    Whoever made that has a brilliant eye.

    That's an Opinel type barrel lock?
     
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  6. Mp7

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    Yes, similar obviously.

    He calls it "Helilock".
     
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    Incredible. It looks like an Opinel design, but without an place to catch a nail notch?

    I'm guessing that when you twist the locking ring, it pushes on the tang/ricasso of the blade to push it out a little? I wonder how that affects closing the knife. I suppose you would have to use the lock ring in order to close the knife all the way, so you wouldn't be able to use it like a straight friction folder.
     
  9. Deltaboy1984

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    Cool very Cool.
     
  10. JShirley

    JShirley Administrator Staff Member

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    I really need to learn German.

    Unlike French, I usually think the accent sounds really cool, and I've liked the vast majority of Germans I've met.
     
  11. Mp7

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    Maybe the PDF is posted is a good start :)


    (it`s the hardest language to learn......)

    Personally it cracks me up, when i hear our slingshot german speaking.

    http://www.slingshotchannel.com
    ( my accent is minimal .... but i`ve lived in the sticks and in Oz for a longer time)
     
  12. Brian Williams

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    Sorry but German is relatively an easy language to learn, the two hardest languages to learn are English and Chinese, followed closely by Hungarian, Finnish and Icelandic. I am learning Khmer which is spoken in Cambodia and is regarded as a relatively easy language to learn but it has 33 letters 25 vowels and 88 spoken sounds, more than any other language.

    cool knife though.
     
  13. Mp7

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    Considering there is only on american (i`ve ever heard of) him being a former ambassador to germany during cold war times, who can join a discussion show - and only make like
    one mini-mistake per sentence (!)

    ... that`s after like 30 yrs of speaking.

    Everyone is very impressed, needless to say.
     
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