James x ROAM : The County Knife

For lovers of the great outdoors and heading on wilderness adventures, having a trusty, well made knife is an essential piece of EDC so if that sounds like you, you’re going to want to take a look at a fantastic collaboration piece called the James x ROAM: The County Knife, which will meet and exceed all your woodland adventure requirements.

James are no strangers to the pages of The Coolector and we’ve featured their wares many a time so will also sit up and take notice whenever they engage in a new collaboration project. The James x ROAM: The County Knife is a limited edition version of the County in which has been crafted when joining forces with Travis Rice + ROAM. This eye-catching and extremely functional piece of EDC is going to get you out of a pinch or two when heading out into the wild.

A Worthy Cause 

One of the biggest environmental issues of late, and one that is impossible to ignore, is the issue of plastic in our seas and that’s a cause which is being aided by the sale of this James x ROAM: The County Knife. With the first 100 orders of the accessory receiving a custom 10” x 15” print from the Lines to Hawaii expedition and 10% of profits going towards increasing awareness of the plastic in our ocean problem and to help turn the tide on this huge issue.

Crafted to commemorate the successful completion of “Lines to Hawaii” campaign, James have joined forces with Travis Rice and the crew at ROAM to deliver this fantastically stylish and versatile, limited edition version of the County knife which delivers a co-branded laser engraving and a plastic-free lanyard. In addition to this, 10% of the profits from the James x ROAM: The County Knife will be donated to Adventure Scientists’ endeavours to significantly reduce the use of microplastics worldwide as this is one of the biggest causes of the problem in the oceans.

Measuring 6″ in length when fully extended, this mighty functional offering from James Brand is sure to provide the sort of performance that you’re looking for from the penknife in your adventure EDC line up. This cracking construct has a modified straight back blade shape and a Sandvik 12C27 blade which is both robust and lightweight. With a handle made from white oak wood and stainless steel, you’ll not find many more striking and effortlessly cool accessories than this out there.

Adventure Accessory

If you’ve got big camping excursions and wilderness adventures on the agenda for 2018 and on the hunt for the sort of EDC that should be making it into your pockets and backpack, the James x ROAM: The County Knife certainly falls into that bracket – with the icing on the cake being that you are also doing your part to help clean up our oceans with your purchase.

Costing a very reasonable $165, this cracking bit of kit from James Brand will be right there when you need it whether  it’s for whittling wood, cutting string or any manner or outdoor requirement. Robust, stylish and, as always, superbly crafted, this is another example of why this first rate purveyor of EDC should be one of your first ports of call when you’re looking for a new knife for your line up.

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.