Helle GT Knife


R 2,120.00




Helle GT Knife

Helle GT is a knife with a substantial guard
- It is a big knife, but the lack of pommel and the use of aluminium for the guard keep the weight down
- It is an excellent choice for those who like a fairly big knife with a guard
- The blade is made of triple laminated stainless steel
- The knife comes with a snap type leather sheath

Maintenance:
- Helle knives are designed to retain their sharpness as a lifelong outdoors companion
- But it is still important to take care of your knife and its sheath

The Handle:
- Dry the handle with a soft cloth if wet and wax occasionally

The Sheath:
- The leather needs to be impregnated occasionally with colourless impregnation agent (grease or wax) to keep supple
- Dry the sheath carefully in room temperature if it becomes wet

The Blade:
- Wipe the blade with a soft cloth if wet and treat with grease occasionally

Sharpening:
- Use a diamond tool or a wet stone for sharpening
- Place the knife bevel flat to the sharpening tool and work the entire blade
- Work one side until you can feel a slight burr on the opposite side
- Switch side and repeat the procedure until you feel the burr on the first side
- You have now established an edge
- Remove the burr by stroking the blade gently over the sharpening surface on both sides, as if cutting very thin slices
- Keep the bevel flat towards the sharpener and move from side to side until the burr is gone
- If the blade is very dull or damaged, use a fine-grained grindstone and plenty of water and sharpen until you have a raw edge
- Use much cooling liquid and never sharpen on a dry stone
- A hot-ground edge loses its heat treatment and ruins the blade

Please Note:
- The Knives Handle Is Handmade and Therefore the Handle May Differ From Stock Received

Specifications:
- Name: Helle GT
- Weight: 150g
- Blade material: Triple laminated stainless steel
- Blade thickness: 3.2mm
- Blade length: 123mm
- Handle material: Curly birch
- Handle length: 124mm
- Sheath material: Genuine leather
- Sheath weight: 48g
- Design: Gunnar Lothe
- Year: 1997
- Art. no: 36


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