ESEE Avispa Folder folding knife 2014 new. Avispa in translation means wasp. This folding knife was developed by Mike Perrin and Jeff Randall from ESEE KNIVES, and is a kind of symbiosis of two knives they created: ESEE Zancudo Folder and Rat Folder Model 1.
ESEE Avispa Folder folding knife, AUS-8 Blade, specifications, description, design, impressions of working with the ESEE Avispa knife on products and wood in the field, overview.
cooking and performing small household tasks. The dimensions, geometry and construction of the blade of the ESEE Avispa folding knife greatly contribute to the cutting and accurate cutting of soft and medium hard products. With such work, the cutting edge remains sharp and does not require editing for quite a long time. The thickness and reduction of the cutting edge, in some cases, allow a slightly barbaric treatment.
Things are slightly worse with wood planing. Especially hard, such as acacia, rocks. After one or two days of work (depending on the intensity), the cutting edge of the ESEE Avispa folding knife began to shine. Although the knife practically didn’t lose according to subjective sensations of sharpness, I had to edit it on ceramic musat. Actually, such preventive dressing of the cutting edge could not be carried out, but in this case, almost any knife can eventually be blunted to a state where it will already need not to be corrected, namely.
And it is better not to count on the possibility of a full sharpening of the knife in field and field conditions. As a rule, it will require not only a decent amount of time, tearing it away from the inevitable and necessary work in the camp, but also large, providing high-quality sharpening of abrasives or special devices. That’s why it’s best to regularly correct any knife so as to delay the need for thorough sharpening as long as possible.
General conclusion about ESEE Avispa folding knife.
Mike Perrin and Jeff Randall reaffirmed their well-deserved reputation as developers of simple and functional knives for the field. Their next creation, the Avispa Folder folding knife, was surprisingly successful. Without any pronounced flaws inherent in this class of knives. In our opinion, ESEE Avispa Folder is a reliable folding knife with a thoughtful, simple and durable design, which will be able to perform almost all types of light and medium severity, household work in the field. It is suitable both as an auxiliary and a main cutting tool during out-of-town walks, short-term outings to nature, short and medium-sized hiking trips. If necessary, can be used as an everyday (EDC) city knife.