“A fool draws in a trice… A wiser man thinks twice.”
Kizlyar Finskiy is a traditional Finnish knife of puukko style.
It is widely considered a most practical knife, praised and poetized in Russian culture. The Finnish blade is well-known in Europe where it has been wide-used for centuries.
A straight blade with a slightly beveled butt. The descents are wedged from the butt, and the blade itself tapers from the handle to the tip.
The Finskiy is a universal utility knife, which copes with any task well. It is remarkable for a perfect balance and excellent grip, features which made it very popular among both criminals and policemen.
The knife comes with an ultra durable handle made of Elastron-G.
The shape of the Elastron handle differs from that of the basic model of the knife. The handle has a small stop and protruding corrugations from the finger side. This innovation has made the knife much reliable in the hand held. Besides, elastomer itself feels like rubber. Thus, the handle does not slip even in a humid environment. The lanyard hole is formed by a flared tube of stainless steel.
The knife comes with the immersion-type leather sheath with an additional suspension loop, which gives a considerable freedom.The sheath can be fastened not only in the standard way – on the belt, but can also be hanged handle down on the tactical load-bearing vest.
The knife does not apply to melee weapons, which is confirmed by the corresponding Certificate.
The scandinavian knife, commonly known as Finskiy, or Finka, has been very popular in Russia since the end of the 19th century.
Although in the 1930-ies it was outlawed in the Soviet Union, during the same period a slightly modified Finnish knife was used by the NKVD (later KGB) as a universal melete weapon of a saboteur.
The Kizlyar Finskiy is a shortened version of the classic M95 Peltonen knife. The polished blade is made of high-carbon steel with corrosion protection. The quality of sharpening is excellenty, so is the quality of the knife as a whole.
The handle is made of hard rubber, which repeats the shape of classic handles of the puukko knives. But in its front part there is a distinct stop that allows you to hold the knife not only by “the Finnish grip”, with an emphasis on the palm, but also by the usual straight and diagonal grips.
The handle has transverse incisions in the lower part, which contributes to the safety and convenience of holding.
The sheath is made of genuine leather, which makes the extraction of the knife silent.
The knife of this type is the official armour of the special forces of the Swedish Army.
Based on the convenience of the handle and excellent piercing-and-cutting properties of the blade, the Finnish knife can be confidently considered to be one of the world’s best fighting knives.
The Kizlyar Finskiy is the knife for everyday wear. It enjoys a highest popularity and prestige among hunters, hikers and lovers of beautiful and convenient knives all over the world.
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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).
Dog tag “Border Guard Service of Russia” (Skull) is made of stainless steel with enamel. It is an image of the waving Russian state flag overlaid with the “dead head” in a green beret.
At the top of the tag there is the inscription: “RUSSIA”, at the bottom – an abbreviation: “FPS” – Federal Border Guard Service.
The dog tag of the soldiers of the 3rd Separate Brigade of Special Purpose of the Internal Forces of the Republic of Belarus.
The symbol of the brigade is the lynx – a dweller of Belarusian forest. It is an agile, fast, careful and at the same time cunning and clever animal.
Obviously, the soldiers of Belarusian special forces pretend to own the same qualities.