Fallkniven F1 Swedish Pilot Survival Knife 3.8" VG10 Satin Blade, Black Thermorun Handle and Leather Sheath - F1L
SWEDF1L: F1 Pilot Survival Knife
With this knife a new world standard is being set! Important factors such as technical design, ergonomy and economy are brought together within the model F1, and represent the foremost concept available today. The knife meets and surpasses by far established international standards for strength, personal security and value for money.
Mod. F1 is the official survival knife for pilots within the Swedish Air Force since 1995.
Mod. F1 represents an entirely new philosophy with respect to knives for survival use. At the same time it combines the experience of generations of knife manufacturing with modern technology. The handy size, the well thought-out design, the incredibly tough laminated steel are only a few of many details making this knife something you can rely on.
Mod. F1 is a handy knife and is tremendously versatile. The safe, pleasant grip together with a very hard yet tough laminated steel, makes the knife very useful for all kind of daily work but also demanding tasks. You can choose from two kinds of sheaths - an all-covering pouch type, which safely houses the entire knife or an extremely tough double-safety, one hand operated Zytel sheath.
- Total length: 210 mm (8.3")
- Blade length: 97 mm (3.8")
- Blade thickness: 4.5 mm (0.18"), tapered
- Tang: Broad, protruding
- Weight (knife): 150 g (6oz)
- Steel: Lam. VG10
- Blade hardness: 59 HRC
- Handle: Thermorun
- Sheath: All-covering leather
- Made in Japan
UPC Code: 7340101500102
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to Kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
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.
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
This Japanese super-steel is known for it's ease of sharpening, ability to take a super fine edge, and outstanding corrosion resistance making it one of the best bang-for-buck steels on the market.
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