Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives as of the No 06. Dimensions 4.68" x 0.55" x 0.55" (Open) Blade Material Sandvik Stainless Steel 12C27 Mod. Aug 3, 2019 - Explore Ger McCoy's board "Opinel Mods" on Pinterest. On my opinel I always lock it in open position by turning the ring the opposite way from the closed knife position. Killing the current target, the target no longer being visible, or leaving the world will leave lock … At a price normally reserved for cheaply made Chinese imports, Opinel is … Trued scraping out silhouettes for the first time. Maybe etching with power current would be a better choice? See more ideas about Opinel, Opinel knife, Knife. Blade Length 1.36 inches Handle Material Hornbeam (Colored), Beech Wood In addition to locking the blade open (safety in use), it is now possible to lock the blade closed (safety in transport) Although a true French company through-and-through, Opinel exports to 5 continents and has sold over 200 million knives in its rich history (current production exceeds 4 million units annually). Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding. Opinel mod, searching for Normandy perhaps. Acid washed lock ring and top of blade. This mod adds a key to lock on to nearby entities, similar to the lock on feature in Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. While locked on, tab is used to switch targets, or press the lock on keybind to exit lock on mode.