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    Default Article: Casstrom: New Style No 10 Swedish Forest Knife with Combo Sheath and Fire St


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    Hi John - we sell these in the gun shop and although it's a good price, I find the handle shape very uncomfortable. I know I'm in the minority as a few have been sold, so it's a very personal thing. Kind regards, Eddie.

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    Nobody has been able to answer this: where are they made?

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    Nice looking knife (the sheath, not so much)

    The company is situated in Lycksele, Sweden but that doesn't equates to that they are made in Sweden
    You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.

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    They look very nice. I doubt they could be that nice, that price point if Made in Svedala.

    I am now almost due West from you, SGL!

    Collected my new water craft today and drove it to Reine. Fishing time tomorrow!
    Last edited by Janne; 31-07-2017 at 18:40.

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    Got one in post today first impression is good sheath is fuctional but a good bushcraft pouch style would be better handle feels good I got big paws and seems to fit fine won't be good at every cutting style will remain to be seen I like it will give it a try out onweekend
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    Ordered a Casstrom knife once, when it arrived it looked like it had been used to chop nails.. it was practically serrated!! Sent it back and have avoided them ever since..

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    They are made in Spain, according to the company.

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    From Sandviken steel?

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    I don't have the foggiest, Janne.
    Caught any fish, btw?
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    One very large cod ( large for summer) 2 smaller ones ( notmsl summer size) and more mackerel than I can count.
    Caught between wife and me.
    First day of fishing today!

    Note: all fish, dprcially cod, healthy. No rxternal parasites. Large cod a few parasites on liver.
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    Someone must have put a great deal of effort into making the handle profile look so god damn awful!

    Hopefully its with ergonomics to the fore rather than simply finding an alternative presentation of what is now a very 'tired' and frankly unimaginative blade profile and grind.

    K

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    Their woodsman looks a far better design

    http://www.casstrom.co.uk/epages/Cas...Products/10809

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    tired and unimaginative...hmm...not very function-based properties, that....but to each, his own
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    as opposed to uncomfortable and limited.....each to their own indeed

    look good in a draw though....

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    So this knife is what we in the watch collecting world call a 'Private label'.

    You choose the specs (design and materials), somebody manufactures it ( in best case, in worst case subcontracts it to China) and you sell it with a bit of fluffy advertising.

    Casstr÷m should remove the 'Swedish' from the name on the models where nothing is Swedish. Some are made from Sandviken steel.

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