Meet the NSK series of Kizlyar flic knives!
The abbreviation “NSK” stands for “Kizlyar Clasp-Knife”.
The Russian historical name of a jackknife is close to the notion of “penknife”, due to the use of small folding pocket knives to repair goose pens when writing.
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.
Due to the fluoroplastic washers mounted on the blade’s axis of rotation, the knife has no cross backlash characteristic for the like constructions. The washers prevent the blade from touching the housing and make the slip of the blade better.
The NSK-4 comes with handles of various colors.
What the NSK-4 is needed for?
It is a simple and inexpensive pocket knife designed for a vide range of jobs which do not require a large load on the blade. These are almost all the food works. The length of the blade allows cutting fruits, vegetables, bread, cheese, meat and fish. You will not regret if take the knife on a picnic or outing, where set of knives always “die” from the hands of good friends. A lot of knives were lost during such walks, and, unlike the NSK-4, it would be a great pity to lose a more expensive knife.
Kizlyar NSK-4 may lie as a duty knife in the house, garage or car.
When you travel to another city, it will find its place, too, and if you forget it in a hotel, it will not be a big problem.
The knife is also good for mushroom picking or fishing, and if you order the handle of a bright color, you will have a chance to find it in case of loss.
You never know where else you could find this wonderful knife useful.
Knife Kizlyar NSK-4 has a pretty decent size. In reality, it is bigger than it seems on the photo image.
The slightly curved blade with the beveled butt has an aggressive look. The bevel is almost 2/3 of the blade’s length. The grinds are concave, the edge angle is 35-40 degrees. With the butt thickness of 3/32 inch, it positively affects the quality of the cut. The blade and the tip and strong, it will be difficult to break them.
On the left plane of the blade there is a fingernail slot to open the knife.
The spearhead is strongly lowered, so if you attempt a direct blow, this can lead to the folding of the blade on your fingers. You should also be careful when power cutting of hard materials, when it comes to applying force to the butt.
Self-folding of the blade only occurs at an angle of 40 degrees.
The standard knife is made of 420J (425 mod) steel, well proven by Kizlyar.
The plastic of the housing is very durable, the plates’ thickness is 7/32 inch (5 mm). The NSK-4 handle is convenient in its shape and size.
In the front, near the blade, there is a small fence to protect fingers from slipping on the cutting edge.
At the same place, in front of the handle, there are two grooves for the convenience of the index and middle fingers.
At the end of the handle there is a stop prevent the slipping of the knife from your hand. In the pommel is a regular-size lanyard hole.
The knife does not refer to melee weapons.
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“Drofa” is Russian name of a rare prairie bird – great bustard, a favorite object of the national hunt.
The great bustard’s appearance is very similar to the ostrich, but it is smaller. The graceful silhouette of the bird clapped the master’s eyes, and was embodied in the line of the blade.
Drofa Kizlyar Knife is an excellent example of a tourist knife, copes with its tasks at any time and under any conditions.
“Lis” is a Russian name of the male fox. Kizlyar Lis is a very sharp high quality carving knife. This “hard worker” effectively copes with the tasks typical for this category of knives.
The elongated silhouette of the knife resembles a kard (traditional Islamic knife found in Turkey, Armenia, Persia, and all along the way to India).
The Lis is universal tourist and a carving knife. It combines functionality and pleasing appearance.
The Kizlyar Strela knife is made in the now popular “military” style.
Due to its thickness it can be referred to the knives of concealed carrying. The para-cord wound around the handle performs the functions of a shock absorber, and the knife lies well in hand. The thickness of the winding para-cord matches well. Even wet cord does not alter the convenience and reliability of grip.
The Sterkh (Siberian Crane) is a kind of white cranes nesting in the North of Russia. The Sterkh Kizlyar Knives series have co-opted the nobility and gliding lines of the bird.
The three models of the knife differ from each other only in the length of the blade. Sterkh-1 is the shortest one. Its blade’s length is 4 25/32 inch (121 mm).
Summer field clothing (jacket and trousers ) Yudashkin- 1 – the official soldier’s uniform of the Russian Army.
Coloration “Russian Digital” (official naming – KMF Summer).
Fabric type – Rip-Stop, composition: 50% cotton, 50% polyester.
Tissue density – 230 g / sq m
The suit combines all the modern developments in the sphere of army clothing sewing, maximum comfort in all weather conditions, the strength of fabric and accessories, excellent camouflage properties.
The ergonomic cut does not restrain movements.
Summer field clothing (jacket and trousers ) Spetsnaz – the official uniform of the KGB Border Troops and Russian Army.
Coloration: “Autumn Leaf”, also known as “Birch”, “Partisan”, “Border Guard “(official naming – KLMK- 2).
The costume is made of thick cotton fabric of the density of 320 g / sq m.
The Spetsnaz suit is designed specially for combat operations in the mountainous and border areas.
It is a set of masking summer colors with deforming the contours of a soldier’s figure.
Elastics and ties on the costume are designed to protect from wind and dust.