hello! I’m Campers_aki, a camp association instructor with high female power and low income (laughs). OLFA WORKS, which was launched as an EDC brand by OLFA, which is famous for its “folding blade type cutter knife”, will release a limited number of replaceable blade type bush craft knife BK1 leather! Prior to the release, we verified the specifications of the previous work and the new work ♪
What are the merits of OLFA Works’ “replaceable blade type”, a new idea for EDC knives?
Now let’s sort out the merits of “replaceable blade type” of OLFA Works’ “replaceable blade type knife”.
OLFA Works Spare blade type Merit ❶ No need to sharpen the blade ♪
The biggest merit of the replaceable blade type knife is that there is no need to sharpen the blade.
If you use a knife, it will be difficult to cut. Sharpening the blade is not an easy task for beginners, but the sharpness can be restored simply by replacing the blade.
Some people say, “If you like knives, knives are sharpened and raised!”, But it is not easy for beginners to sharpen blades, much less wave blades are harder to sharpen than straight blades.
You can solve such problems with the idea of a spare blade.
▼ The specifications of the blade are both “straight blade” and “wave blade”!
The existing “replaceable blade type bush craft knife BK1” is a knife that can be washed with a stainless steel blade with a blade thickness of 1.2 mm.
The new product “Replaceable Bush Craft Knife BK1 Leather” also has a different grip, so the blade specifications do not change. As you can see, the blades are straight blades and wave blades.
OLFA Works Spare blade type Merit ❷ This is a special knife ♪
Everyone, you don’t do feather sticks with a kitchen knife.
Normally, you will need a knife for feather stick and a kitchen knife for cooking, but if you prepare a replacement blade, you can use it properly with a blade for feather stick and a blade for cooking.
Nowadays, the virus is making a noise, and it is GOOD in terms of hygiene ♪
★ Replacement blade type bush craft knife BK1 leather ★
Scheduled to be released on March 22, 2021
■ Wholesale price: $29 (excluding tax)
■ Compatible blade: OWB-BK1
■ Color variation Dark brown Part number: OW-BK1L-DBR
Part number: OW-BK1L-R Red
[Replaceable blade type bush craft knife BK1] ▶ ︎ Thorough verification of cost performance and specifications
Next, I would like to thoroughly verify the cost performance and specifications!
Verification point ❶ Size, size
The existing model has a total length of 116 x width of 23 x thickness of 10.5 mm and a weight of about 53 g.
It’s a size that doesn’t get tired even if you use it for a long time, and you don’t mind even if you put it in your pocket.
On the other hand, there is a concern that it may be too compact and difficult to handle, but it is highly safe because the blade can be stored in the handle, so it is recommended for beginners, girls campers, and kids campers.
It’s a word that exudes love for bush craft knives ♪
The leather type has a total length of about 121.5 mm x a total width of about 31.0 mm x a total thickness of about 13.9 mm and a weight of about 58 g.
It is a little bigger than the existing model because it is covered with leather, but there is almost no difference.
While the existing model has a strong image of a cutter and is easy to get close to, some people say that the handle looks cheap, but the leather type has renewed that image.
As expected, it fits nicely because it uses cow leather. Easy to grip means that it is easy to put effort into cutting.
Verification point ❷ Spec, ability
The sharpness is truly OLFA, which has a good reputation for cutter knives. It cuts well ♪
However, since the cutting edge is small, it is a size suitable for feather sticks instead of batoning.
Since the blade is thick, it is easy to use if you press it with your thumb as shown in the picture.
Also, because the blade length is short, it is highly practical as a petty knife for cooking to peel potatoes and apples. Please wash off the rust preventive oil on the cutting edge when cooking.
— Sibatarooooo5 (@ sibatarooooo5) March 08, 2021
After all, you want to recommend your favorite gear to people ♪ ~
Although it is common to both models, the elliptical part at the base of the blade is convenient because it can be lifted by making a hole in a used gas can or catching a hot object such as a bonfire.
Verification points ❸ Review, word of mouth
One year has passed since the release of the replaceable blade type bush craft knife BK1. There are campers around me who love it.
An acquaintance’s female camper in her 20s who started camp last year says, “It cuts very well. I always bring it to the camp to cut paracords.”
Looking at SNS …
It seems that the simple design is appreciated ♪ ~
— Keitans_Camp (@Keitans_Camp) March 08, 2021
I wonder if I’m addicted to feather sticks in this way ♪
It seems that camping will be fun with this one ♪ ~
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