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Re: Helle Dokka Folding Knife
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2019, 02:55:38 PM »
I have not seen one in person.  One site said it was a 4" blade and a 5"  handle.  Another said 3 1/4" blade with 4 1/2" handle.  Both of those are larger than the edc I use most often.  When the price point gets to $150+ then there are a lot of knives to choose from.  As the knight in the Indiana Jones movie about the Hold Grail cup said "choose wisely".  For me, if you are going to use a knife that size you might as well get a fixed blade.
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Re: Helle Dokka Folding Knife
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2019, 07:00:17 PM »
Hella prices have always left me without any Helle
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Re: Helle Dokka Folding Knife
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2019, 09:03:33 PM »
3 1/4 blade and just over 4" handle
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Re: Helle Dokka Folding Knife
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2019, 10:50:37 AM »
Feels great in the hand



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Re: Helle Dokka Folding Knife
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2019, 06:58:57 PM »
That's a great looking knife Spyder. Always thought those Helle knives were attractive.

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Re: Helle Dokka Folding Knife
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2019, 06:10:17 AM »
 I had a Helle fixed blade once, I think it was the Egan model, it was a good knife, I traded it off because of the rat tailed tang, I kept waiting for the handle to crack, it didn't, but I didn't keep it that long either.
 Any folding knife I carry is a pocket knife, I just can't get used to a knife or multi tool pouch hanging off my belt, and the older I get the smaller my pocket knives have gotten, within reason, in my younger days I often carried a Buck 110 or Gerber folder of about the same size though a little lighter, one of my favorites is an old Case Sod Buster Jr., the one I carry lately is a Rough Rider brown smooth bone three bladed stockman, some folks are afraid of slip joint pocket knives, but I grew up with them and I'm comfortable using one.
 I've come to the conclusion that when it comes to knives I much prefer a knife with a flat blade and convex edge or one with a slight bevel,  scandi's bite into wood better (maybe) than convex edge knives, but I'm not a wood carver, my needs are more general purpose when it comes to knives, especially folders.
 But that Dokka is a pretty knife, can't take that away from it. 
 
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Re: Helle Dokka Folding Knife
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2019, 09:14:21 AM »
It does look like a very comfortable handle shape, but what keeps the blade/handle joint from loosening over time.....and what's to keep the wood handle from splitting out in a prying or twisting situation?   Not trying to be a smartass, but even Opinels have metal collars underneath the locking rings to prevent such things from happening.   Maybe there's something there that prevents those things from happening that I can't see in the photos? :shrug:
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