“Sobol” is the Russian name for the sable, a typical inhabitant of the Siberia taiga.
Kizlyar Sobol – is a knife of small length, but sufficient thickness at the same time. The blade is easy to perform both small tasks, such as peeling and cutting food, and more labor-intensive jobs, such as hard work on wood.
The three-dimensional handle features comfortable grip when performing various types of work. It is slightly curved, increases gradually in thickness and width toward the rear. The knife fits comfortably in your hand, especially when used in demanding conditions – no sharp corners or unnatural curves. The finger groove helps to grip the handle at a specific position, but without any coercion.
The wide blade is perfectly polished. Due to its width, it can be used as a small shovel, for example, when preparing a place for a fire.
The double-sided steel guard gives the knife a reliable and confident look.
The knife is held firmly in its sheath. Its unsheathing is convenient, and does not require much effort. Due to the stiffness of the leather the blade insertion is easy and intuitive.
The Kizlyar Sobol, as well as its “big brother” Terek-2, stands out from the crowd of knives due to its appearance.
The handsome silhouette, ergonomic handle, thick butt create a good impression from the very first moment of the acquaintance with Sobol.
Sobol is a traditional utility knife designed for processing small and medium-size game animals, cooking and wide range of campsite task.
The handle slabs made of resin impregnated Caucasian walnut are firmly riveted to the full tang of the knife. The thickness of the handle at the widest point is 1 inch, at the narrow – 19/32 inches. The width of the handle at the level of the middle row of the rivets is 1 ¼ inch.
The bolsters and fittings are made of bright polished stainless steel. They present the fit and finish of a finely crafted custom knife.
The blade of the hollow ground type is as sharp as a straight razor and mirror polished to a highly reflective luster.
The blade thickness is 5/32 inch, the tip of the blade – 1/16 inch, the cutting edge – 3/64 inch.
Each of the Kizlyar knives is delivered with a top quality sheath, and Sobol is no exception. The knife is housed in a heavy, treated leather sheath.
The handle is immersed in the sheath for about the half of its length and securely fixed by friction.
The knife does not apply 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.