Results of the Ryback-2 Kizlyar Knife testing based on customer reviews.
“Whatever may be said, but the name given to any subject affects its perception –“how do you call a boat, so she will float.” Once the knife is called Ryback (Fisherman), I won’t hunt for the mammoth with it, I, and won’t cut roofing material either. But I will go on a fishing trip. Tacking the size of the knife – on a deep-sea fishing, there is a bigger fish.”
“The knife is very beautiful and suits well as a gift – for those who are working with a knife (it’s not a souvenir!).
The thickness of the cutting edge: at the heel (ricasso) – 0.026 in; in the middle of the arc-shaped rise to the tip – 0.023 in. The handle slabs are flawlessly adjusted to the shank. The rivets heads are set very carefully. The handle is polished to a mirror shine. After contact with water the sheen turned into matt. Though the tactile sensation did not changed, the wood did not become rough.
The handle is very ergonomic and it self-centers as compressing in the palm.
Shaving quality – shaves with ease, no irritation.”
“Finally I got to fish. It is very convenient to cut the fish into pieces, the blade’s length helps. The bones were cut tightly – sometimes I pressed the butt with the left hand.
Once out on the nature I tried to cut the cane for the tent bedding. The result is excellent. Long and wide blade allows you to mow almost without looking.”
Conclusion: “The kitchen, including field, is the hobbyhorse of the knife. To cut a salad on a cutting board is just fun, but it is not very comfortable to peel potatoes with it.
Thick branches up to two fingers are cut / chopped pretty well. To cut pegs for fire, spinning, and the like is easy. But chopping wood is not for the “fisherman”.
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“Zodiac” is an original, artistically decorated tourist knife.
The unique shape of the blade is the “calling card” of the knife.
A great gift for the real tourists and hunters.
The blade does not get blunt or rust.
“Zodiac” refers to a series of the “tattooed” knives. It is produced in twelve different themed designs on the blade, one for each sign of the Zodiac.
Ryback-2 Kizlyar Knife, decorated with brass inlays. On the both sides of the blade there is a thematic hand-etched image. Despite of the artistic beauty, the knife is not afraid of a toughest job. To cook a fishsoup at a fishing trip is easier now.
“Ryback” means “fisherman” in Russian, though it is not a fishing knife at all. It is just called that for its distinct shape of the blade resembling the hull of an old wooden fishing boat still used on the Caspian Sea.
An Orthodox Christian Easter Egg made of finewood with the image of the Icon of “Theotokos of the Inexhaustible Chalice”.
The “Inexhaustible Chalice” (i.e., Non-intoxicating Cup) is a Russian Icon which belongs to the Orans type (a figure with extended arms or bodily attitude of prayer) and is considered miraculous.
The Russian Orthodox Church claims that the Icon helps those suffering from alcoholism and drug addiction.
The feast day for this icon is May 5.
A hand-painted Orthodox Christian Easter Egg made of finewood with the image of the Icon of The Virgin of Kazan (Hodegetria).
Each of the Eggs is unique because it is hand-painted, and all of its components are hand-made. Thus there are no existing absolutely identical copies of any of the Easter Eggs offered to your attention.
According to the Russian Orthodox tradition, all of the products offered (icons, pectoral crosses, candles, church plate elements) are sanctified in the Temple by sprinkling with Holy water.