Practical, Portable, Single-minded, Beautiful — Opinel Is The Apple Of Knives | Cult Of Mac

The same action keeps the blade locked closed when the knife is folded. The lock ring is what makes the Opinel so useful. Once opened, it can be used as a regular kitchen knife without fear of it folding up on your fingers. And thats a good thing, because the blade is sharp. Carbon versus stainless: Theyre good for different things.
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Musher Mitch Seavey settles with Oregon knife maker over 2011 Iditarod accident | State News | ADN.com

29, 2012 in Anchorage. “Millions and millions of dollars,” Seavey responded, apparently joking. He went on to say he was seeking tens of thousands of dollars — or what he might have collected had he won the race or finished near the top. An expert hired by the manufacturer produced a report saying the knife was safe if used in the proper manner. He said the evidence indicates that the accident occurred because Seavey “deliberately or accidentally” pushed the release button.
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Knife Rights Files Appeal In New York City Lawsuit | The Daily Caller

Forrest ruled that the case could not proceed because Knife Rights and three other plaintiffs (who were falsely arrested or threatened with arrest for possessing common folding knives) did not identify specific knives being wrongly classified in their complaint, and therefore lacked standing to sue. Requiring identification of specific prohibited knives, in a case about the inability to know what is prohibited or permitted, turns the very idea of this lawsuit on its head. Judge Forrest then added insult to injury by refusing a request to let Knife Rights amend the complaint to attempt to comply with her requirement that specific knives be identified.
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