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This is my guide for how to choose the right survival knife. This is by no means a definitive list, because it depends on your personal tastes and the...
In the UK, the law is fairly tight. I am not going to go too in depth about it, but my source of knowledge is here if you want to check up on it, or g...
Before I start, DO NOT be tempted by knives you see on TV and in films, such as Rambo. This is almost always the least practical knife you can have. i...
I think the picture below just about covers it. There may also be a pommel, or butt cap at the bottom of the handle, and a guard at the bottom of the ...
For day to day jobs, a small folding pocket knife will suffice, with or without a lock (depending on where you are/the common uses). For general bushc...
For the length of the blade, I find between 4" and 6" is the ideal length, short enough to get control for finer jobs, such as carving, and large enou...
The tang is the piece of metal attached to the blade that runs inside the handle. The top tang is a a hidden partial tang or push tang. This may be us...
There are many different grinds, but there are 6 main ones. 1. Hollow grind : This has a very sharp edge, and will cut through things very easily, b...
As you can see, there are many different shapes. I am going to concentrate on the ones I would want on a general purpose knife. 1 Clip Point: The cl...
The hardness of the blade is measured using the Rockwell Count scale (RC scale). It is determined by teh heat treating of the blade as it is made. H...
Handles are made from a wide range of materials, such as plastic, bone, horn, wood, leather and rubber. Rubber provides good grip, even when wet. Bone...
A knife should have a sheath, to protect both it and you. A sheath should be made from a strong material, such as leather or Kydex, and have a tunnel ...
I think I have covered everything, if you think of anything else, then tell me. You may have noticed, but there is no perfect survival knife. Nobody c...
There are countless different types of steels, but for a survival knife they fall into two categories - stainless and carbon. Stainless is more rust r...
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Posted:Jul 23, 2011
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