Looks like a great combination of tools. Thanks for posting this!
Your very welcome. They do look like a great combo which is why I found myself wanting one when I saw it. For $30 bucks too it's hard to beat I think for it. Mora blades are excellent blades which hold a razor sharp edge well which I need in a knife. They just don't pop for the frills like micarta handles and high end sheaths. There still good knives though. I'll give a quick review of quality and fit when I get mine in. I think delivery will be end of the week or early next. Amazon free shipping certainly isn't fast. It's free though and I can wait. :mrgreen:Looks like a great combination of tools. Thanks for posting this!
You're a lefty too?? I knew there was something I liked about you. :grin:Well I got mine in. Nice quality for the money. What I expected. The fire steel fits fairly tight into the handle and your grip wraps around it at the pinky with a normal grip so it should stay put well enough. What I was wondering anyways. I tested the firesteel with the blade spine and a quick scrap produced good sparks to get a fire going no problem with good kindling. The knife sheath is made for a righty obviously, but will work for a lefty like me well enough reversed if need be. The knife locks into the sheath well and it's the same polymer the handle is made out of though the handle has another coating which is the gray you see and is a rubber texture over the harder polymer. A comfortable solid grip. The blade is the same Mora quality. Top steel with a very useable utility blade. Big enough to do a lot of tasks while small enough for delicate work. I like it a lot and think I'll get my nephew one. It's exactly as you see in the photo's above so there's no reason to post pics.
A lefty too huh? The world needs more lefties and less righties to me. That way more people would see things differently and we might get this world back on track. :mrgreen:You're a lefty too?? I knew there was something I liked about you. :grin:
I got mine in today. Can't disagree with a thing you said, I like it.
Now if my left hand serpa holster would just get here. The only place I could get it at a reasonable price, including shipping was BlackHawk.
I like that rig for a GHB. It's got good space, (Maxpedition quality) and looks like it should be light still. My knife is nice and sharp too and I did the shave test for a friend showing him the edge. That extra grind up front should help with stabbing into game also for cleaning. It's a nice little knife the money and I think quite a few people here would find it like we do. The Fallkniven is a higher end knife and very nice setup with the way you've got it. The Mora LMF should be a good substitute though and less of a loss money wise if someone finds your Jeep appealing again. Hopefully not though. I don't like lossing anything no matter what the price to thieves. If they want my Mora LMF they have a taste (in the gut), but not the whole thing.And just got mine in this morning! I have to say, I am pretty impressed with this knife. Of course I haven't had time to test this thing out but my initial impressions are very favorable. Scary-sharp edge, the grip feels fantastic, and I like the extra grind they use towards the tip of the blade because it will make cleaning/gutting a fish or small game that much easier if you ever have to do it. Obviously its not full tang so its got its limitations. But the firesteel in the handle is genius. The whole knife just feels like quality.
I've known about Mora knives for a long time but for some reason they never really appealed to me. Now I realize what I've been missing and why they have such a huge following. Its a rare thing nowdays when a product far exceeds it's price tag in value, and I think this Mora will do just that (I mean, 30 bucks?? That's not even a half tank of gas for me!). Apparently, I'm a big fan of Swedish made knives since my number one survival blade is also made in Sweden--see my review of the Fallkniven A1 here: http://www.prepperforums.net/forum/knives-swords-blades-axes-spears-daggers-machetes/1676-my-survival-knife-setup.html.
Anyway, I think this little knife will be a keeper for sure. I look forward to using it! Here's just a quick photo I took of it in front of my GHB...
Well there's just too many people to expect the cream to float to the top all the time. Sometimes people leave a floater. :mrgreen:Obama is a lefty. Your theory is shot
So is Castro. But, that being said the percentage is much higher that lefty's do good things.Obama is a lefty. Your theory is shot
You won't regret it.My grandmother's people are from Mora, Sweden, been there since before recorded time. (Hence IngaLisa) I will have to buy a few, including one of these. It's cool!
Definitely not a digging knife, but generally I find even the biggest make poor shovels. If you need something because the soil is tougher than your hands there's normally a good branch around that can be used for it. Now you're off the "People who don't have a Light My Fire Mora" list. AvengersAssembled will be there soon. This is definitely a light weight, fairly compact, good combo and bang for the buck survival knife.I received my Swedish fire knife today. If you are looking for a knife to dig and chop wood, there are a lot of better tools. This is a light weight knife blade is .080 inch thick (about twice as think as a common stake knife) and 3.75 inch long. This is a knife that can be easily carried even in the webbing of your gear and will find a lot of use preparing food and general cutting. The greatest advantage of this knife to me be sides its light weight is that before using I can hit it a few times with a small ceramic sharpener and keep it razor sharp. I am not a fan of big survival knives I can't even think of a time that I really needed to chop wood for a fire. I usually find a fork in a tree or two close trees to use to break the wood up in smaller pieces or just set them on the fire and keep moving them up as they burn.
Lol. Workable, but not the same.Take existing knife--tape Bic lighter on sheath. Instant "fire knife"