Collection: Mora

Mora knives place function before style. But the simplicity of functionality has a beauty of it’s own. The quality and prices are great, and they’re one of the best knife bargains around. They have the flat Scandinavian grind that goes cleanly to the edge, and come from the factory very sharp. This style of grind is easy to sharpen without jigs or gadgets.

Carbon steel blades are hardened to 58 - 60 on the Rockwell scale, stainless blades to 57 - 58. A specialty of Mora is the laminated carbon blade. This is a three part sandwich, with a core of high carbon steel protected by sides of tough lower carbon steel. The core of the laminated steel blades is hardened to 58 - 60 on the Rockwell scale. Normally, I prefer carbon steel over stainless steel, but I have to admit that the stainless Mora knives take and hold an excellent edge. They are made of Swedish Sandvik 12C27 steel, hardened to 56 - 58 on the Rockwell Scale. For use around water, especially salt water, stainless may be the better choice.

When cleaning game your hands may be wet and slippery. When cleaning large game you may need to reach into the body cavity. If the point of the knife catches on a rib the knife can slide in your hand with nasty results. I strongly recommend a finger guard for a hunting knife. The Companion Line has a bit of guard molded into the handle. The is about the minimum I’d recommend. The new Basic and Pro series have a more pronounced guard.

 Many also have a slot for fastening to a button, such as a coverall button. This is very traditional in Scandinavia, and modern coveralls as well as the folk costumes often have a button for the purpose. It’s easy enough to open up the belt loop if you prefer. The sheaths are thermoplastic, which means they get soft when warmed. If you warm the belt hanger, and insert a piece of wood or even a ruler, it will keep the new shape when it cools.

Are you a dealer? I can wholesale these knives. E-mail ragnar@ragweedforge.com for details.

 

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  • Mora Basic 511: Special Swedish Flag Edition #13204
    Mora Basic 511: Special Swedish Flag Edition #13204
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  • Mora Classic # 1
    Mora Classic # 1
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  • Mora Basic 511: 125 Year Edition #12772
    Mora Basic 511: 125 Year Edition #12772
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  • Mora Basic 511 in Black with Military Green trim #13249
    Mora Basic 511 in Black with Military Green trim #13249
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  • Mora Eldris Neck Knife Basic (New Burnt Orange)
    Mora Eldris Neck Knife Basic (New Burnt Orange)
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  • Mora Carving #106
    Mora Carving #106
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  • Mora Basic 511: 2017 Edition #12975
    Mora Basic 511: 2017 Edition #12975
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  • Mora Basic 546: 2020 Edition #13711
    Mora Basic 546: 2020 Edition #13711
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  • Mora #510 Allround
    Mora #510 Allround
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  • Mora Basic 511 Orange #12811
    Mora Basic 511 Orange #12811
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  • Mora Basic Eldris Belt Loop Accessory #13078
    Mora Basic Eldris Belt Loop Accessory #13078
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  • Mora Basic 511: 2020 Edition #13710
    Mora Basic 511: 2020 Edition #13710
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  • Mora Companion MG Carbon #11863
    Mora Companion MG Carbon #11863
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  • Mora Basic 546 #13451 Green and Black 2019 Edition
    Mora Basic 546 #13451 Green and Black 2019 Edition
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  • Mora Carving #120
    Mora Carving #120
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  • Mora Carving #162 Carbon & Stainless
    Mora Carving #162 Carbon & Stainless
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  • Mora Safe Knife #12244
    Mora Safe Knife #12244
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  • Mora Basic 511: 2018 Edition #13152
    Mora Basic 511: 2018 Edition #13152
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  • Mora Companion HeavyDuty MG #11746
    Mora Companion HeavyDuty MG #11746
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  • Mora #731 Allround
    Mora #731 Allround
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  • Mora Basic 511 Black with tan trim #13248
    Mora Basic 511 Black with tan trim #13248
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    Mora Basic 511 #12147
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  • Mora Carving #164S Stainless
    Mora Carving #164S Stainless
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  • Mora Carving Knife Kit with Dala Horse Block
    Mora Carving Knife Kit with Dala Horse Block
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  • Mora Craftline TopQ Flex Knife #11902
    Mora Craftline TopQ Flex Knife #11902
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