Sunday, October 16, 2016

TONIFE Ermine and a couple of my small fixed blades

Excellent Boker/Krein Pocket Bowie style design
Pros:
- perfect fit and finish
- compact size 
- solid full tang design 
- comfortable G10 handle with a big lanyard hole 
- practical pointy bowie style blade
- hollow ground blade with excellent slicing peformance 
- high quality leather sheath with good retention

Cons:
- none

Details:
Blade length: 2.4" (61 mm)
Blade thickness: 0.126" (3.2 mm)
Blade steel: 7Cr13MoV stainless steel
Handle length: 3.35" (85 mm)
Full length: 5.75" (146 mm)
Handle thickness: 0.52" (13.2 mm)
Weight: 3.49 oz (99 g) with sheath, 2.86 oz (81 g) without sheath 
Handle: G10 
Carry: leather sheath

 You can buy the TONIFE Ermine at GearBest: ***HERE***

A group shot with my small fixed blades:
(Izula copy, Izula SS copy, Pocket Bowie, Ermine, SOG Instinct Mini)

You can buy them on Aliexpress:
                         ***HERE*** or ***HERE*** (RAT Izula copy in different colors)
                         ***HERE*** or ***HERE*** (RAT Izula stainless copy)
                         ***HERE*** (SOG Instinct Mini)

The Ermine comes with a surprisingly
 good quality leather sheath:
They could't go wrong with this design! ;)
(Enlan EL01, Boker Pocket Bowie, Tonife Ermine)
Next to my Sanrenmu 710:
Group shots:
Next to my slightly pimped Instinct Mini: 
With the sheaths 
(I bought the Tek-lok separately for the Izula):

2 comments:

  1. Is this Izula stainless (claimed to be D2) something decent?

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    1. It feels it's made of a decent steel. I suppose it's 9Cr18MoV.

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