The Boye Cobalt Basic 3 cut the line in one stroke so easily that it surprised the knife handler.
This little Boye Folder cut like it's big brother nice and easy.
(Also just one stroke!)
These knives doggedly retain a cutting edge when going through tough, blade-resistant materials like rope, cardboard, or even old rugs. Others give up long before the job is done. In our experience, Boye's cobalt knives last much longer - and when they finally do slow down, they can be resharpened with just a few strokes on a medium stone. The difference, we reason, is in the metallurgy. Basic 3 Review by Practical Sailor magazine, November 2008.
"...I have never seen a blade - of any material - sever synthetic cordage like dendritic cobalt, nor have I ever seen a blade that simply wants to cut like this one..."