Otanashi noh Ken, courtesy CRKTIf a general-purpose cutting/chopping/wire stripping knife just isn’t your EDC cup of tea, Columbia River Knife And Tool’s Otanashi Noh Ken tactical folder might be the tool for the job. It’s got a deep pocket clip and a 4.5″ clip point blade of thick AUS8 stainless, designed to punch through just about anything.

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    • Technically it’s the upswept tip that makes it a clip point, IIRC. It sure doesn’t look like the clip point on my Old Timer, that’s for sure.

  1. That is NOT a clip point. No way. While CRKT’s quality has improved in recent years, that design does absolutely nothing for me.

  2. I have the older style Hissatsu folder and think it is a great knife! Truly, this knife has one purpose, slashing and stabbing people very efficiently. I have no doubt that the blade of my knife would be able to cut through layers of clothing and puncture just as easily.


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