Knife Boker - one of the tools for survival
Damask knives have an excellent shape, perfect size, comfortable grip and unique finish. But still their main advantages are the unusual structure and excellent cutting qualities of the metal, which are used to make the blade. Damascus is a kind of steel, on the surface of which a pattern is seen. To buy a knife from Damascus steel always meant to purchase a real decoration for your hunting gear.
Features of composite blades
In these knives, one of the layers is harder, since it is saturated with carbon. It is called to perform a cutting function. For high plasticity of the blade, it must be placed between two soft layers. Such steel is easy to sharpen and is a specific shock absorber for a hard surface that is brittle. The pattern on the blade is obtained as a result of several metal forges. So the layers begin to float on each other, and you get a very interesting pattern.
Knives from refined steel
A similar method is used for the manufacture of cheap products. In order to make them, you need a uniform layer of metal. During forging, the metal strip is folded in half, then stitched, bent again, and again stitched. The process is repeated several times. After such an alternation, the damask pattern begins to appear.
Varieties of knives by Boker
Among experienced divers there is such an opinion that the knife is the main tool for survival. For them special knives "Boker" are developed: ORCAII, ORCA and Beluga. ORCA II has a nylon sheath and a half sawtooth face. ORCA has a solid sheath with special holes to make it easier to fix with a shoelace on the outfit. Beluga - much easier than previous instruments and not so expensive. A great option is the Boker knife in the Magnum series, which has a stainless titanium blade.
Jens Honer (scuba diver) and knife designer Dietmar Paul developed a Boker knife called Ti-mariner, whose titanium blade is completely immune to corrosion. Military this firm pleased with special knives. Their form was suggested by Rex Applegate, an instructor in hand-to-hand combat.
Knife Boker Desert Storm - a modified version of the fighting knife A-F-12. His blade is made of 440C steel, and the camouflage handle is made of durin. Their design is based on the first models Applegate-Fairbairn, which were produced during the Second World War. Desert Storm is equipped with a handle and sheath from Kydex. It is fixed on the belt or directly on the equipment with the help of laces. Each Boker knife has its own serial number and VE signature. Ferbane and Applegate, which are engraved. The modern knife Boker Magnum MB119 has an additional small blade, which is designed to cut the foil on the neck of the bottle. Also in it there is a corkscrew, an opener and a special lever device that helps to remove the cork. The knife itself is light enough, it weighs just over 100 grams. Such a tool will become a real pride of its owner and will bring pleasure from use! One of these knives can become a very good gift to a friend or colleague.