Scubapro Mako Titanium Dive Knife

A Review

Scubapro Mako Titanium Dive Knife Review

Overview

The brand Scubapro has been known for quality scuba diving products for a long time coming. This has not changed in their dive knife collection. The Mako from Scubapro is a compact-sized dive blade that is no exception in quality and sophistication that has been known with the Scubapro brand. In this Scubapro Mako Titanium knife review, we shall be looking into all the qualities that this great knife has got to deliver and much more besides.

It is popularly said that good things come in very small packages, if that is any true, then the Scubapro Mako is about the best scuba knife any diver can have or hope to have. Regardless of the small size it has, the Scubapro Mako is laden with exuberant sophistication and the excellent feature that any scuba diver could ever want.

In design, it has a serrated cutting blade, a line cutter, and the tip is designed in a great combo of blunt and sharp which is made possible with the angled end of the blade. With this dual-band end design, the Mako has a great knife for both prying and useful as a quick kill knife for spearfishing enthusiasts. So, in a nutshell, whatever your need while scuba diving, the Mako is up to the task and still delivers some more.

The sheath is fabricated with some high-grade material that makes the grip of the knife stay firmly in place until it is needed. Although considered by some as a bit expensive, the Mako is a titanium dive knife that is highly resistant to corrosion and rust. Given this feature, it proves to be better by far than other inferior material dive knives. Aside from the quality, titanium knives generally require lower maintenance level compared to other materials, so this makes the Mako a better choice by all regards. The Scuba Pro Mako is a great choice for those looking for high-end scuba gear that will last.

Scubapro Mako Titanium Knife Review

Scubapro is a brand that has long been renowned for quality delivery in diving materials. They have carried that tradition into the production of a high-grade dive tool that can consciously be adjudged as one of the best dive knives available today. Made from the best quality titanium materials, the Mako Knife is a lightweight and multi-dimensional knife that will conveniently meet all your diving needs and then some more.

It is a compact tool with titanium blade that is incredibly durable, rust and corrosion resistant, and has the hardness to take and hold a sharp edge. Won’t you agree that all those are fitting definitions of a good dive knife?

The Mako Titanium multi-function tool that has a serrated edge which comes in handy for the best sawing session through ropes. It is also built with a conventional edge that is best for any type of slicing cuts, a line-cutting notch, and a bottle opener. The Mako has a tanto tip and an angled shape making it one of the strongest knife points available. Combine these features with the two-type blade edges it comes with, and you have a truly excellent general purpose dive knife in your care.

Above all, Mako offers a handle that is designed to provide plenty of gripping area as well as thumb guards to keep the tool from slipping. You will also find the locking sheath very convenient especially the one-hand release mechanism.

Quality knives are imperative tools for the diver and must fulfill two main priorities; a quality blade with a superior cutting edge, yet sturdy for prying and hammering, and corrosion resistance. Scubapro has chosen materials that provide both blade and durability excellence.

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Specs

Steel Material Premium Grade Titanium
Handle Material Plastic
Knife Tip Style Drop Point
Blade Length 3.34 Inches (8.5 cm)
Overall Length 7.48 inches (19 cm)
Blade Style Fixed Blade
Blade Type Partially Serrated Edge and Straight Edge
Sheath Has a Compact Sheath System

 

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Features

  • Multi-Function Blade
  • Highly-Durable Cutting Edge
  • Hardened Titanium Blade
  • Ultimate Material for Light Weight, Long Life and Corrosion Free Performance
  • Conventional Straight-Edge for Slicing
  • Serrated-Edge for Sawing Heavier Ropes and Branches
  • Line Cutter for Lighter Rope and Fishing Line
  • Convenient Bottle Opener
  • Overall Length: 7.48″ (19 cm)
  • B lade Length: 3.34″ (8.5 cm)
  • Weight (with Sheath): 5.71 oz (162 g)
  • Handle: Durable Over-Molded Plastic
  • Extended Thumb Guard
  • Eyelet for Attachment of Wrist Lanyard
  • Continues Blade (Full Tang) Design
  • Durable Plastic Sheath
  • Unique Locking Mechanism for One-Hand Release of Knife
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty


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Pros and Cons

PROS:
  • Multi-function lightweight blade
  • Hardened Titanium blade construction
  • Dual serrated and straight edges
  • Built in bottle opener
  • Plastic sheath with one hand release

CONS:
  • Rather expensive for most divers

 

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Editors’ Opinion

The brand Scubapro has been known for quality scuba diving products for a long time coming. This has not changed in their dive knife collection. The Mako from Scubapro is a compact-sized dive blade that is no exception in quality and sophistication that has been known with the Scubapro brand.

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