BAC Outdoors

Opinel No.08 Outdoor Knife - Red

£14.00 £
In stock

The iconic N°08 is a versatile knife that can be used on all your outdoor adventures.

    The Opinel Pocket knife created by Joseph Opinel in 1890 as a working man's knife
    Still made in Chambery in the Savoie part of France.
    Features :
    Sharp traditional yagatan blade with convex profile and nail nick for opening. It is stamped with the Crowned hand.
    Fixed ring for robustness
    Round varnished wooded handle foer a secure and comfortable grip.
    Rivet to hold the knife together
    Rotating ring to lock the blade in its open or closed position.
    8.5cm Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel
    It is anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chrome and requires no special maintenance.
    Its carbon content of at least 0.40% gives excellent cutting edge.
    The classic Opinel blade has adopted a Yatagan shape.
    The Yatagan shape is inspired by a traditional Turkish saber, the toe up.
    The blade is ground to an exclusive convex profile that ensures the strength of the blade and allows efficient regrinding.
    Red tinted and varnished hornbeam handle
    Virobloc safety ring
    Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives from the N° 06.
    Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding.
    In addition to locking the blade open (safety in use), it is now possible to lock the blade closed (safety in transport).

  • Free UK Delivery On Order Over £30
    Orders received BEFORE 3pm are usually dispatched the same day with Royal Mail using a 2nd Class delivery service (normally 2-3 working days). In most instances the order will be sent Tracked & Signed for, but occasionally smaller / lower value items, at our discretion, may be sent letter post
    Please note that a different delivery method, e.g Courier, may be used depending on the size/weight of your order and if so we will try to inform you before dispatch

    Next Day UK Delivery  £7.50
    Orders placed BEFORE 2pm Mon-Fri will be dispatched the same day, usually by Royal Mail or occasionally by Courier and will require a signature. Any Next Day orders received after this time will be dispatched the following working day. Please note any orders placed AFTER 2pm on Fridays will be dispatched on Monday (excluding Bank Holidays)

    Order Below £30
    Orders under £30 will be charged £4 for delivery in the UK(same conditions apply as for Free Delivery)
    Highlands of Scotland & UK Islands
    The above does not apply to these areas of the UK
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    As a busy independent retailer, very rarely we may not have the ordered item in stock. In this case we will inform you of the situation so you can decide how we proceed to your satisfaction. For example, the item may be on order from our supplier, Criterion will send a sleeping bag direct to the customer on our behalf (48 hour Parcel Force delivery)

  • Returns must be made within 14 days of receiving the goods. Please contact us to let us know your intention at or phone 01422 371146
    If you're returning an item because it's unwanted or you need to exchange it, we ask that you pay for the cost of return carriage. Exchanges for non-sale items will be sent free of charge. Standard delivery charges will apply to sale-item / special offer exchanges.
    All unwanted items must be new and unused, and with original labels attached, along with all receipts / proof of purchase. Please ensure the item(s) are packaged securely and suitably for transit

    Return to: 
    After Sales,
    BAC Outdoor Leisure Ltd
    Central Hall,  Coronation Street, Elland, West Yorkshire, HX5 0DF 
    When you're arranging to return an item, we strongly recommend that you use a recorded / insured delivery service as we regret that we cannot be held responsible for goods lost in transit. If return conditions are met we will issue a refund within a maximum of 3 working days of the goods being returned to us
    For Health & Safety reasons we are unable to accept returns of climbing hardware, helmets or baselayer / underwear.