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Ultra cheap knife - Extol Hunting Knife

G1ZmO

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I know there are knife specialists here who will probably scoff at this thing but I'm continually on the lookout for budget kit as I just cannot afford to spend £100 on a better class knife.

Yes, I know but I'm a sucker for a bargain and £6 is no loss if it's utter kack.

Out of box mini-review here.
 

Joecole

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I know there are knife specialists here who will probably scoff at this thing but I'm continually on the lookout for budget kit as I just cannot afford to spend £100 on a better class knife.

Yes, I know but I'm a sucker for a bargain and £6 is no loss if it's utter kack.

Out of box mini-review here.
Forget it Paul, if you want a cheapie go for the hultafors HD. About the same price as the extol but about 4 times better and you'll never brake it
 

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Good review, I guess it's 420 stainless which is ok, like the grippy handle good for wet and bloody food prep :) I've got a £5 I like as much as a £100 one ;)
 

nedbushcrafter

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Giz as long as it does the job its allgood mate iI like the extol its a good little sturdy knife I love the shape 420 stainless is good it will hold an edge I use a smiths field sharpener on them then finish with my welsh slate stone good edge and it will cut just coz it costs £6 means nothing I mean look at the opinel cheap but really good for 6 quid ya really can't go wrong
 

lee

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I like 420 stainless as above easy to sharpen doesn't rust, got to be the new tool steel in my eyes :alert:
 

G1ZmO

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Matt, I've also ordered the next size up and this wee EDC folder too http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01BHXAMF6
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I think Mel should disable my Amazon account when I'm having a drink LOL
 

Howling Dingo

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When it comes to cheap knifes ,really there is only two thing worth doing for me.Buy a mora of coarse everyone is going to say that.But also old carbon steel chef/butchers knifes you get second hand can be great.I see it this knife fills a gap in the market and at that price you got wonder how they do it.
 
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