The Spartan Blades Alala is a compact and robust outdoor knife. Designed for professionals and survival enthusiasts. Decent materials, robust construction. This knife inspires confidence! The Alala is relatively compact. As such you will always find a place to store it.
For this knife Spartan Blades used heavy duty materials. A blade made from rock-solid 1095CroVan carbon steel, for instance. This a tough type of steel that is easy to sharpen. As such you can even easily maintain your knife in the field. Because of the decent blade thickness and the tough qualities of this steel this knife can definitely handle its own. You do, however, have to be careful with rust. 1095 is namely not stainless. This, however, is compensated by how easy it can be sharpened and the toughness.
The handle is made from micarta. That's a composite material of linen and synthetic resin. Many knife enthusiasts prefer micarta for their handles. The textile fibres in the material namely swell slightly in wet conditions. As such you have a little more grip. Great! In addition, micarta is strong and sustainable. what's not to love?
This knife comes with a plastic sheath. For additional security it is enhanced with a locking mechanism. By pressing it with your thumb you automatically unlock it. Safe, and very practical. The sheath comes with a flexible strap to make sure you can decide how you wish to carry it.
Pineland Cutlery Silver Line: Spartan Blades and KA-BAR
This knife is made by Pineland Cutlery, in the Silver collection. A cooperation between Spartan Blades and KA-BAR. The design for this model comes from Spartan Blades, the production was carried out by KA-BAR. As such this knife is slightly more affordable than the knives Spartan produces, but you do end up with American quality and a Spartan design.
Silver collection: Professional Grade
This knife is a part of the Silver collection, or the Professional Grade. Made for die-hards and professionals who prefer American quality for an amazing price. Knives that are made to be pushed to the limit.