Knives

Swiss Army Knives. The Almost Forgotten Survival Tool, by Me….

by suburban March 8, 2013 EDC
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I almost forgot about them.  I did.  I had a couple of them as a kid, that sadly were misplaced.  I’m talking about the Swiss Army Knife.  With multi-tools being so popular for various reasons I literally have not given the Swiss Army Knife a look in several years.  I have two or three multi-tools. […]

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Review of Smith’s Diamond Precision Knife Sharpening Kit

by suburban September 4, 2012 DIY
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Those of you that really know me, know I cannot sharpen a knife worth a damn.  I’ll get it right on one side of the blade, and  on the other side mangle the angle so badly you would assume the blade is worthless afterwards, if you just give me a sharpening stone and honing oil. […]

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Add One of These Budget Knives To Your Kit(s)

by suburban January 26, 2012 bug out bag
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In a short sighted ambitious attempt to think about learning more skills, I wanted, and continue to want to learn how to make a knife out aof a blank piece of steel.  It is something that I have wanted to do for a long time, as does a buddy of mine.  While watching City Survivalist’s […]

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Book Review: Surviving the Economic Collapse

by Prepperjim November 9, 2011 Barter
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I recently heard of a man called Fernando “Ferfal” Aguirre from Jack Spirko over at The Survival Podcast. Ferfal is from Argentina and has lived through their economic crash from December 2001 until today. He wrote a booked about his experience called Surviving The Economic Collapse. He also has a blog called The Modern Survivalist. I […]

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The Becker BK 2 Knife

by suburban September 7, 2011 Bushcraft
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The Becker BK2 by Ka-Bar. I’ve had this knife for several months, and keep forgetting to write a review of it. So, here it is… In hindsight, I remember pulling this knife out of the box… My first impression was how heavy it was. My second impression was how thick the blade was at the […]

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Review of Bear Grylls Ultimate Knife & Parang Machete from Gerber by Field & Stream

by suburban November 24, 2010 Bear Grylls
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As a knife fan, I really look forward seeing and hearing reviews about knives and how they work in the field.  I hate to make a mistake when buying a knife.  Once you have bought and used it, you own it for life, unless you can unload it on someone for a few dollars if […]

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Kydex Sheath Information

by suburban November 10, 2010 DIY
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I have a few knives that have nylon sheaths.  I am really not happy with the nylon sheath.  Besides keeping costs down, they breathe and allow the water to evaporate off the knife to prevent it from corroding.  However, I am not really happy with a couple of them, and have been investigating sheaths online, […]

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Reviews of the Mora Knife

by suburban August 23, 2010 Bushcraft
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I was going to do a review of the Mora knife, but a quick Google search has revealed that there are a plethora of them already out there.  So, instead of writing one on my own, I thought I would share several that I have found.  This way, you only have one place to look […]

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What You (and I) Need To Know About Knives

by suburban July 26, 2010 Gear
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There are many types of knives out there.  I have many.  Probably too many knives, but each one has a purpose, so when I go camping or hiking I choose the right one to go with.  I usually carry one or two knives pretty consistently.  In my travel EDC I carry a Mora.  If I have […]

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The Mora, by Survival Common Sense.

by suburban July 11, 2010 Bushcraft
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I bought a Frosts Mora Knife several months ago, and have carried it in my day pack since as part of my EDC and my Travel Carry.  I carry it when I go camping (among other blades), hiking, etc. Survival Common Sense had a good review of the Mora.  He put it through the paces, […]

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