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Which survival knives work best for different emergency situations, or hunting, fishing, skinning, rope cutting, general purpose? Leon Pantenburg reviews many top shelf survival knives and puts them through extensive field testing.

Survival Knife Review: The Swiss Army Knife Classic?

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In many emergency situations, all you’ll have are the tools in your pockets. And a tiny knife is better than no knife at all. A Classic can be an important part of your survival kit.

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Hultafors Expedition knife, utility knives, best utility knife

What’s the best utility knife? The Hultafors line may have it.

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Sometimes the best blade for the job is a simple utility knife. Here are three from the Hultafors company that can cover just about any cutting task.

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Bravo 1.25 LT Custom Modified – Could this be the ultimate hunting knife?

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Bark River had a HUGE challenge by me to improve on their most popular “Bravo LT” model. But, with a request to modify the blade, you won’t believe the results. It may just be the best hunting knife ever.

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Why don’t all Boy Scouts carry and use fixed blade knives?

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A rigid blade knife is the best choice for bushcrafting, IMO, but some scouts aren’t allowed to carry and use them.

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L.T. Wright Large Hunter, Canadian style blade, skinning knife

The Best All-Around, Off The Shelf, Hunting Knife? L.T. Wright Large Northern Hunter

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The L.T. Wright Large Northern Hunter knife is one of the best all around deer hunting knives on the market. It’s perfect for gutting and skinning wild game with outstanding specs and Micarta handle.

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My Top Five Favorite Mora Style Knives

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For everyday, all-around use, it is hard to beat a Mora-style knife. Here are my favorites.

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Swiss Army Knife Tinker, best EDC knife, every day carry knife, choose a pocket knife

What survival knife do you carry every day?

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Question from Reader: “You’ve written abut the best survival knife, the best EDC knife, the best hunting knife, fillet, pocket knife, etc., etc. Skip the options, the analysis and potential survival scenarios and answer this: What is the knife you have on you right now?”

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Bark River Saex

Bark River Seax: Ancient design + modern materials = high performance knife

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There’s a reason this knife is a classic. It flat-out works. It’s a blade design that has withstood the test of time. It’s my do-it-all knife.

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Knife review: The L.T. Wright Genesis is a Kephart-style workhorse

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The biggest endorsement for a knife is to use it constantly. So this one comes highly recommended.

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Review: Check out the Zoe Crist Santa Fe – it may be the hunting knife you need

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I’m always looking for a good hunting knife. So when the Zoe Crist Santa Fe became available last year, I got one and tried it. by Leon Pantenburg Kniveshipfree is a sponsor of Survivalcommonsense.com, but I don’t get free knives from the company, nor do they have any input in any knife reviews. There are many things I liked about…

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