[Introducing the back tricks that make it resistant to rust] The charm of Opinel knives and 8 recommended selections

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Opinel is a French-born knife maker with a history of more than 120 years. Introducing the charm of Opinel and 10 recommended points! Due to its simple design and ease of use, it is favored by many EDC men. Let’s see what the long-selling recommended products are!

 

France’s long-established knife maker “Opinel”

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Opinel is a long-established knife brand born in France that is loved all over the world, especially in Europe.

 

It is a pioneer of folding knives factories, and has a good reputation among EDC fans due to its simple design and ease of use, and its detailed specifications such as the large blade size is equipped with a lock mechanism. It is a masterpiece.

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There are many sizes, and the prices are relatively reasonable, ranging from $15 to $35. We have a wide lineup of compact types that can be used instead of fruit knives and butter knives, and large sizes that can be used for cutting fish and cutting meat.

 

Let’s take a look at the characteristics of the popular knife Opinel!

 

Three attractions that Opinel is chosen for!

Charm 1. Safe with lock function (stopper)

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Opinel knives have a locking mechanism from # 6 with a blade length of 7 cm. When you turn the rotary safety, ring called “EDC”, the blade is locked so that it will not be unintentionally piled up.

 

This function, which ensures safety once locked, is essential for EDC knives that are often carried around.

 

Charm 2. Rich lineup

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Opinel knives have a wide variety of blade lengths of 5 to 12 cm. Even if you use it for cooking, you can choose the size depending on the ingredients you handle.

 

Also, due to the abundant lineup that can be used for all purposes, it can also be used for cutting ropes and cutting bamboo. I want to master the knife and become a master of the outdoors! It is also recommended for those who say.

 

Charm 3. You can choose from two materials, carbon steel and stainless steel!

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Opinel knives can be selected from two blade materials: carbon steel and stainless steel.

Generally, stainless steel is resistant to rust, and carbon requires regular maintenance, but it has excellent sharpness. Let’s choose considering the advantages and disadvantages of each.

 

“Black rust processing” makes it resistant to rust!

Introducing the secret tricks to soak in black tea

The carbon steel Opinel knife has a remarkable trick of suppressing the occurrence of red rust by covering it with black rust in advance!

 

Not only do some Opinel users have the advantage of being resistant to rust, but the process itself is fun! There seems to be some people.

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First, wipe the blade clean with alcohol. Next, prepare a container deep enough to immerse the blade, put 3 tea bags in 420cc of boiling water and boil lightly. Squeeze out the tannins that will rust. Put 180cc of vinegar there.

 

1 minute after the start, it will gradually turn black! It seems that bubbles will pop up and it will turn so black in a minute! The bubbles are quite violent, so if you want to finish it evenly and beautifully, it is recommended to custom a large amount of liquid and stir occasionally, and depending on the situation, wipe the blade and put it in again.

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After 20 minutes have passed since the liquid was replaced, wipe it off and it’s done! It’s finished very beautifully. It seems that some people remove the blade from the handle and process it. It’s also a good idea to take the time to get a satisfactory finish.

 

Now, from here, I will introduce the recommended Opinel knives!

 

What size would you buy? 8 recommended Opinel knives!

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Let’s take a look at Opinel knives with attractive designs and specifications. Here, we carefully select items with wooden handles that are easy to use and have gained the support of a wide range of fans!

 

Carbon

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  • Blade: 7cm
  • Weight: 20g
  • Materials: Blade / High carbon steel, Handle / Beech

 

A compact knife with a sharp edge. With a safety lock, it is safe to take to the EDC scene.

 

Opinel # 9 Carbon Steel

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  • Blade size: 9cm
  • Weight: 59g
  • Materials: Blade / High carbon steel, Handle / Beech

 

Simple and easy to hold, it is a standard folding knife that is indispensable for EDC activities. Convenient for convenient use such as using it as a substitute for a butter knife or cutting roasted meat.

 

Opinel # 10 Carbon Steel

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Blade size: 10cm

Weight: 82g

Material: Blade / High carbon steel, Handle / Beech

 

A warm wooden handle design that hasn’t changed since Opinel was founded. With a solid handle, it is recommended for kitchen knives for outdoor cooking.

 

Opinel # 12 Carbon Steel

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  • Blade size: 12cm
  • Weight: 112g
  • Materials: Blade / carbon steel, handle / beech

 

Large size that can be used not only as a knife but also as a kitchen knife. It is ideal for handling meat and fish in a dynamic manner.

 

Opinel # 6 Stainless

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  • Blade size: 7cm
  • Weight: 34g
  • Materials: Blade / Stainless Steel, Handle / Beech

 

It is made of stainless steel, which is small and resistant to rust, and is easy to use. It is convenient for cutting fruits and opening bags.

 

Opinel # 9 Stainless

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  • Blade size: 9cm
  • Weight: 65g
  • Materials: Blade / Stainless Steel, Handle / Beech

 

Popular for its outstanding sharpness and ease of maintenance. It is also suitable for cooking such as handling the fish you catch.

 

Opinel # 10 Stainless

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  • Blade size: 10cm
  • Weight: 69g
  • Materials: Blade / Stainless Steel, Handle / Beech

 

Convenient to carry with a foldable safety lock function. With a blade length of about 10 cm, it is also suitable for exciting dishes.

 

Opinel # 12 Stainless

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  • Blade size: 12cm
  • Weight: 117g
  • Materials: Blade / Stainless Steel, Handle / Beech

 

The blade is made of sturdy and rust-resistant stainless steel. The EDC atmosphere is perfect with a large knife!

 

Stick to outdoor knives!

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Opinel knives that are sure to be a big success, from detailed work to exciting dishes. It’s a simple yet cool design, and it’s an attractive item that you might notice when you have it. There are many knives, but if you stick to being a masterpiece that can be used for a long time, you can enjoy the outdoors for a long time. Opinel, please experience its superb usability!

 

 

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