Fallkniven U2 Folding Knife, Laminated SGPS Steel, Zytel Handle, Lockback

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The Fallkniven U2 is not your typical badass knife. It doesn't have a thumb stud for quick one-handed opening. It doesn't have a classic liner lock. It doesn't have a bunch of unnecessary bells and whistles like a glass breaker or seat belt cutter.

So what does the U2 have? A design and construction that will out perform nearly any folder you handle.

Despite boasting a classic nail nick and lockback, the Fallkniven U2 is one of the most innovative knives on the market. It is the world's first folding knife with a blade made of laminate powder steel.

The 2.52-inch blade uses Super Gold Powder Steel (SGPS), which has a core of SG-2. This technologically advanced steel boasts an edge retention that's unparalleled by almost any other. Even after putting this knife through the ringer, its blade will shave hair with ease.

And the steel is just the tip of the iceberg.

Its simple drop point blade design is versatile while nail nicks on either side make it easy for use with either hand.

Made from Zytel, the handle is simple yet effective. Subtle curves along the grip conform comfortably to the fingers and palm. Its construction is so tight you won't be able to find the seam. A classic lockback keeps the blade engaged during the toughest of everyday tasks.

This is one of the best EDC knives for those who want a gentleman's folder that's tough and reliable. A lanyard hole offers several carrying options.

The unassuming simplicity of the knife won't be lost on you, but non-knife people around you won't give you a second look. And the knife people? Well, that's a different story.

Blade thickness: 2.5 mm

Steel: Lam. SGPS

Hardness: 62 HR

Model Number: U2
Catalog Number: 297060
Closed Length 3.5 inches
Blade Length 2.5 inches
Blade Material Stainless Steel (Super Gold Powder)
Blade Edge Plain
Point Drop Point
Lock Type Back Lock
Handle Material Zytel
Total Length 6 inches
Blade Color Silver/Gray
Sheath Included No
Pocket Clip Included No
Knife Type Folding
Knife Weight 1.5 ounces
Handle Color Black
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Fallkniven, the leading knife specialist in Scandinavia since 1984.

We are a true family firm, with our roots deep in the soil of Norrbotten, Sweden. We have been hunters and fishermen for decades and we know from personal experience how a knife should be. The firm started operations in 1984 and today is acknowledged as one of Sweden's foremost knife specialists. We began to develop our own knives in 1987 and today this is our principal activity at Fallkniven AB.

We have gained great experience during the years through close contacts with both customers and manufacturers. This knowledge, we now use to make the world's leading specialized knife. Because of this, we're today Perveyor to His Majesty the King of Sweden.

To be on the safe side we quality test our knives at Lulea University of Technology so that we know how our knives hold up. The knowledge allows us to dare say that our knives are the strongest, serial manufactured, stainless steel knives in the world!

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Customer Reviews

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By Gordon L. from Lake Elmo. MN
February 15, 2008

It is the absolute sharpest knife I have ever purchased.

By Drake S. from Anderson, SC
September 19, 2006

Nice little folder. Laminated powder gold steel blade is a scary sharp example of one of the newest types of blade steels. Hair popping sharpness is unbelievable. Highly recommended.

By Bob L. from Huntington, NY
February 10, 2006

This little knife has earned a permanent spot in my pocket. It's light weight, and holds an edge extremely well. It's expensive, but worth it.

By John W. from Centerville, OH
December 31, 2006

It is lightweight with an excellent blade!

By John W. from Dayton, OH
November 11, 2006

This is a light but sturdy knife with a blade that is above average!

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