Five New Scandinavian Fixed-Blade Knives from Hultafors

   02.15.17

Five New Scandinavian Fixed-Blade Knives from Hultafors

Hultafors, which some of you may recognize as a lesser-known alternative to Morakniv, recently announced a number of new outdoor and survival knives. They look pretty good at first glance, and the prices don’t seem bad.

First, a little about the company and their designs:

Hultafors knives are based on classic Nordic fixed blade designs known for functional style and supreme utility. The blades feature a Scandinavian flat grind for superior sharpness, versatility and easy maintenance. Each knife blade is hardened to 58–60 HRC and sharpened in several steps with attention paid to the grinding, honing and stropping. Both handle and holster are made from super-durable polypropylene (PP) plastic, and the handle is designed to provide a safe and comfortable grip.

And here are the knives, each complete with a summary of the manufacturer’s description:

Expedition Knife

(Photo: Hultafors)
(Photo: Hultafors)

A dependable Swedish-designed survival knife made to dispatch any tough task. The steep front curve on the blade tip provides additional strength for puncturing and makes it easy to perform push and pull cuts for carving. The spine of the blade can be used with a fire starter.

The handle is designed to fill the hand, with a large finger guard to prevent slipping. Constructed from modified Polypropylene plastic (PP), and a Santoprene grip for long-term performance (friction actually gets better with each use). Includes a durable PP plastic sheath with a hard-wearing textile belt loop that accommodates belts up to 3 inches wide and a pocket to add a fire starter.

Specs:

  • Item: 383270 Expedition Knife
  • Blade Material: Japanese Carbon Steel
  • Blade Length: 3.6 inch/93 mm
  • Blade Thickness: 0.12 inch/3.0 mm
  • Handle Material: Polypropylene plastic (PP) with Santoprene grip
  • Handle Length: 4.52 inch/115 mm
  • Weight: 4.2 oz/120 g
  • MSRP $32

Mountain Knife

(Photo: Hultafors)
(Photo: Hultafors)

A Swedish designed heavy-duty survival knife for performing demanding tasks in cold conditions or while wearing gloves, the Mountain boasts a large handle for a firm grip. The 0.12-inch thick blade stands up to bending and striking for everyday use, without being unwieldy.

The handle is designed to fill the hand, with a large finger guard to prevent slipping. Constructed from modified Polypropylene plastic (PP). Includes a durable PP plastic sheath with a hard-wearing textile belt loop that accommodates belts up to 3 inches wide and a pocket to add a fire starter.

Specs:

  • Item: 383110 Mountain Knife
  • Blade Material: Japanese Carbon Steel
  • Blade Length: 3.6 inch/93 mm
  • Blade Thickness: 0.12 inch/3.0 mm
  • Handle Material: Polypropylene plastic (PP)
  • Handle Length: 4.52 inch/115 mm
  • Weight: 4.2 oz/120 g
  • MSRP $28

Serrated Outdoor Knife

(Photo: Hultafors)
(Photo: Hultafors)

Make light work of cutting tough rope, fiber, fabric, and other textured materials. Or put the serrated blade to work as a camping knife for bread, cooked meats, fruits and vegetables. The handle is food safe, heat resistant and features an extended guard to keep fingers from sliding towards the blade.

2.36 inches of the blade is serrated, and a flat ground blade tip provides additional strength for puncturing. Razor sharp German stainless steel hardened to 57–59 HRC is sharpened in several stages to ensure a lasting edge. Includes a sheath made of PP plastic providing convenient belt carry and storage.

Specs:

  • Item: 383230 Serrated Outdoor Knife
  • Blade Material: German stainless steel
  • Blade Length: 3.6 inch/93 mm
  • Blade Thickness: 0.08 inch/2.0 mm
  • Handle Material: Polypropylene plastic (PP) with Santoprene grip
  • Handle Length: 4.52 inch/115 mm
  • Weight: 4.1 oz/115 g
  • MSRP $23

All Purpose Knife

(Photo: Hultafors)
(Photo: Hultafors)

Indispensable, razor sharp out of the box and affordable enough to never be afraid of putting it to use or losing it in the field. A quintessential everyday knife suitable for a variety of tasks, from camping and outdoor use to chores around the house.

Featuring a Japanese carbon steel blade hardened to 58–60 HRC and sharpened in several steps with attention paid to the grinding, honing, stropping, and a Scandinavian flat grind for superior sharpness. Includes a durable PP plastic protective sheath with belt attachment.

Specs:

  • Item: 383210 All Purpose Knife
  • Blade Material: Japanese Carbon Steel
  • Blade Length: 3.76 inch/93 mm
  • Blade Thickness: 0.10 inch/2.5 mm
  • Handle Material: Polypropylene plastic (PP) with Santoprene grip
  • Handle Length:
  • 4.68 inch/116 mm
  • Weight: 3.9 oz/110 g
  • MSRP $14

Fine Detail Knife

(Photo: Hultafors)
(Photo: Hultafors)

The razor sharp, low profile blade makes it easy to control precision cuts even when making very tight turns. The handle has been developed and adapted for precise hand movements found in precision wood carving work, allowing the blade to respond to every movement as intended.

The cutting edge has been sharpened in several stages, with a final honing on a leather strop. Featuring a Scandinavian flat grind. Includes a durable PP plastic sheath.

Specs:

  • Item: 383210 Fine Detail Knife
  • Blade Material: Japanese Carbon Steel
  • Blade Length: 3.07 inches/76 mm
  • Blade Thickness: 0.08 inch/2.0 mm
  • Handle Material: Polypropylene plastic (PP) with Santoprene grip
  • Handle Length: 4.52 inches/115 mm
  • Weight: 3.4 oz/98 g
  • MSRP $35


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