Nagao Higonokami Friction Folding Knife 3" Reverse Tanto Blade, Black Steel Handle - HIGO12BL

$67.95

MSRP* : $89.95 | You Save* : $22.00 (24%)
Part #: NHHIGO12BL | Nagao Higonokami
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Description
NHHIGO12BL: Steel Friction Folder
Nagao Higonokami
 
This full size Japanese friction folder by Nagao Higonokamia and is a simple yet eloquent knife that is more than capable of getting the job done. The handle is made from a folded sheet of black stainless steel and has kanjis (Japanese lettering) stamped into the side. The black stainless steel handle also hides the 3" blue steel blade perfectly when closed. The simple and effective lever on the blade assists with opening. The handle is equipped with a lanyard hole making this simply designed pocket knife great for an EDC (Every Day Carry).
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3"
  • Cutting Edge: 3"
  • Closed Length: 3-1/2"
  • Overall Length: 6-1/2"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.14"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.25"
  • Blade Material: Japanese Blue Paper Steel
  • Blade Finish: Brushed Satin
  • Blade Type: Drop Point
  • Handle Material: Stainless Steel
  • Weight: 1.6 oz.
  • Made in Japan
Made in Japan
Made in Japan The exotic steel Capital of the World, Japan produces and innovates some of the best products, from pocket to kitchen knives and everything in between.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability and look and feel great.
Nagao Higonokami Friction Folding Knife 3" Reverse Tanto Blade, Black Steel Handlerated 4.000 stars out of 5 (1 review)
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Nagao Higonokami Friction Folding Knife 3" Reverse Tanto Blade, Black Steel Handle
rated 4 stars out of 5
Oak
Chicago, Il
Sep 10, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Handle Material, Overall Quality
Cons: Lock Type, None
Pretty cool
Overall, its a pretty cool design, fun to play with. Blade steel is awesome, Blue #2 is a very popular steel for japanese kitchen knives, being able to take a very acute edge and be able to hold it well without being too brittle. the san-mai construction is also great for ease of maintenance. only gripe is i feel sketchy about the lack of a locking mechanism even though it feels nice and tight out of the box. they supposedly loosen up quite a bit over time, requiring adjustments to keep it tight. if you're looking for a cool, unique higo, and maybe collect them, this might be the one to pick. but if you are just curious about owning one in general, picking up one of the cheaper ones might be a better choice.

 

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