The steel bolsters installed on this model of the Kizlyar Irbis improve the balance of the knife due to the accentuated center of gravity, making it more inertial and more likely to retain the impulse force attached to the knife.
Additionally, the steel bolsters protect handle from the failure during the intensive work.
Irbis is the Russian name for the snow leopard.
The Kizlyar NSK-4 is a medium-size folding knife designed for everyday usage in urban environments.
It is not a lock blade, therefore is used for lighter tasks. The handle is made of molded ABS polymer, so the knife is lighter than other NSKs of the class and is easy to carry.
On the background of the legion of Chinese knives of any kind, the release of NSK-4 in one-piece plastic body proves to be a very good solution.
The NSK-2 is a classic full-size jackknife with a universal handle smoothly expanding to the pommel. This shape allows you to get a comfortable grip regardless of the width of your palm. Therefore the knife NSK-2 will be of interest not only to men, but also to women and teenagers. The butt of the handle is made with a special slant to stop the thumb when in a reverse grip.