Condor Tool and Knife Fixed Blade Knives

Condor Tool and Knife Fixed Blade Knives
4.5
1959

I own four Old Timers and received my first one for Christmas thirty three years ago. I've skinned countless Whitetails, Caribou, Bear, and most recently a Moose. Ever time I use the knife someone asks what it is and comments how well it works when skinning. I finally broke the tip this year while trying to split the pelvic bone on my sons buck, so off to the grinding wheel and sharpening stone. A little misshapen but still my first choice when afield.

This blade is one of the best values for the price I have seen. Yes, it is foreign made, but the quality of the steel and the fit and finish are excellent and very close to several bushcraft / survival blades I own that cost 3 times more ! The sheath is basic, but serviceable and the ferro rod and sharpener are a real bonus . Schrade got it right with the SCHF 51.

Super sharp blade right out of the box and well balanced. The handle material could be less slick, but otherwise an excellent camp knife and would do well as a culinary knife too! I would recommend this blade, but I would also say get some after market micarta or G10 handles.

Upon opening, it seemed like a truly impressive package. It has good weight, balance, and seems intimidating. I immediately took to putting it through its paces puncturing both plastic, and steel drums. Great for chopping limbs, and handles batoning wood quite well. Very impressed!

Overall the knife has good balance and will keep an edge On the down side the pouch catches on thick brush ( the top of the handle ) I have made a new pouch with a boot / belt clip and now I can slip it in the top of a boot pants over and have no dramas Shame one can't purchase this second pouch as an added accessory

Great knife! Premium steel takes and holds a good edge. Very nice sheath.

My son's outdoor class suggested this knife and I see why. Great knife. Note that the sheath grabs the knife pretty tightly when new, I only mention because my son gave himself a cut trying to get the knife out of the sheath once (not Mora's fault, he was holding it incorrectly).

It's one of the most bad Ass knives I own.

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