This is my review of the Mora Bushcraft Forest Knife. (names that tickle the ears of many of us), or simply Mora MG 2010 (MG … from Military Green)
Mora 2010 knife breaks the tradition into sober aesthetics Mora, coming much more pleasant handle both eye and hand (compared to its predecessor, Mora 2000).
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Besides the advantage of an ergonomic handle with an excellent outlet (providing very good conditions for use, regardless of medium, including gloves),
- Mora uses four types of steel: Sandvik (S), carbon (C), triflex (T), laminate (L).
- MG model 2010 is designed blade made of Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel.
- In short, Sandvik Steel features such as flexible material, easy to maintain, keep a good edge on a long, resistant to moisture and corrosion (rust manufacturers say there), and although no large amount of carbon is easy to sharpen. Rockwell hardness scale is 57-58 (HRC).
- Very low winter temperatures do not have such problems with it (Since we do not become brittle material).
- Sandvik steel shows an even distribution of the material, providing a smoother and sharper edge, relative to most steels, as can be seen in the following images
- The blade is provided with several areas that can be used for various activities:
- The curve that starts from the top of the knife can be used skinned, boned, sculptured (finesse things),
- While the area near the handle can be used to split, fire (things rough – considering that the blade is thicker in that area).
- Between the two sections is a very smooth transition.
Mentioned that the blade is inserted deeper grip compared to other Mora models.
The sheath is made of a durable material and is provided with a hole for water drainage.
Both sheath and handle have a nice color, hot – olive green.
One thing that matters a lot to me (more on how that is used by the Swedish army) is that it is produced in Sweden with Swedish material.
Blade length – 10.1 cm.
blade width – 2.3 cm.
thickness – 2.4 mm.
Weight: 40 gr sheath. + Blade 100 gr. = 140 gr.
- the first would be a few millimeters (is 8 mm. Less than its predecessor as Mora 2000)
- another I would see less clamping system – is good (much better than the other models, the space in which you can enter the strap is 6.5 cm) but I think those in Mora can do something better.
Whether you are young or old, a novice or an experienced woodsman I don’t see any reason why you wouldn’t want one of these in your kit. In fact, I might even go so far as to say this a must have for any bushman, as it’s been used by so many experienced ones over the years.