Over at Amazon, today’s deal of the day features several Mora knives, on sale for up to 50% off.
I’ve written a little about Mora knives before, and the last giveaway was back in 2013. There are a few things to know about these knives.
1. They’re fixed blade knives, that’s all Mora makes.
2. They’re inexpensive.
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3. Despite the price they’re darned good knives.
4. They’ve got basic designs, don’t expect bells and whistles.
5. Made in Sweden.
There are a couple of different knives included in this deal. There’s a small utility style knife, and this “Companion” knife which is more aimed at outdoors use. It’s got a 4.1″ stainless steel blade.
I’ve got (at least) one of these around the workshop, and will be ordering 2 more – one as a backup or to give as a gift, and one for trimming outdoor plants. The price is too good to pass up.
These are often prized as lightweight outdoors knives. Although probably not designed for it, I use mine for cutting boxes, wire, cord, and random other tasks I come across. It’s not a stand-in for a conventional utility knife, but has its place in any home or workshop.
If you’ve never tried one of these knives, you can snag one for $8 to $9. There are a few other styles worth looking at, such as a shorter 3.6″ Craftline Pro knife.
The last time I bought one of these Mora Companion knives was in May of 2015, and I spent $15.49. With the price being so good, maybe I should buy some more as gifts. Update: Yep, I bought 5 more.
Deal ends at 3am ET 12/4/2016.