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- Type: Pocket Knife
- Overall Length: 21 cm
- Blade Length: 8,8 cm
- Blade Thickness: 3,3 mm
- Weight: 163 g
- Blade Material: 440C
- Handle Material: Aluminum
- Opener: Flipper
- Opening: Manual
- Lock Type: Linerlock
- Color: Black
- Blade Color: Black
- Item Number: 01KAL18
Not sharp enough
It's not a bad knife, but only if there was a big retail and you got it for 20-25€.
I like the weight of the knife, the flipper is smooth, I like the size of the handle and the shape of the blade.
The lock could be a bit harder though, especially for a so called "tactical knife". But I don't think I'll ever cut something sturdier than cardboard with it, because food is a no go : thumbstuds are a pain in the ass on nearly every folding knife when it comes to cutting food, and so is it on the KAL-18. I also fear that these thumbstuds prevent a correct sharpening of the base of the blade, too, and that is way more important...
But the worst thing for me just now after unboxing is clearly the lack of sharpness. And with no sharpening angle info anywhere...
In close cooperation with renowned international designers we develop and test modern utility knives and gentleman pocket knives with a stylish appearance as well as functional tactical knives for the professional user. Boker Plus knives are innovative in terms of function and design, as well as guaranteed for everyday use. Conception, design and construction are carried out in Solingen, and production takes place in Europe, the USA and Asia.
In close cooperation with renowned international designers we develop and test modern utility knives and gentleman pocket knives with a stylish appearance as well as functional tactical knives... more