Cons: likely to be "borrowed"
I think we've all had one of these in our rolls, most from our school days. And, for a very good reason, they were issued because they are safe, reliable, low cost, and competent. I have multiple rolls that I carry, and this is always a component of one of them. They bear an uncanny likeness to a WustGrandPrix2. They have similar santoprene handles and almost similar blade geometry and are made of the same Krups 4116 steel (X50CrMov15). It is NOT great steel, but it is probably the best in terms of quality vs cost. Santoprene can be sterilized in an autoclave, it is shock absorbing, it does not promote pathogen growth. The ergonomics of the knife as a whole are very...(read more)