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How to choose the best knife

How to choose the best knife for emergency situations, hunting, skinning, general purpose, cooking, outdoor recreation.

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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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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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Bark River Knives, best survival knife, best hunting knife

Video: Best belt/hunting knife | Check out the Ambush Tundra

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The new Ambush Tundra, made by Bark River Knives, combines a classic blade design with an ergonomic handle that just won’t quit.

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

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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. by Leon Pantenburg 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. There are many things I like about…

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The L.T. Wright Next Gen worked really well to process 80 pounds of chicken at a company picnic.

Check out these ten top everyday carry knives

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What are the best choices for that knife you’ll carry every day and use for everything?

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The Bravo/Gunny, bottom, takes some of its design from the Gunny

Check out my new ultimate EDC knife: Bark River Gunny/Bravo

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Sometimes, a couple small tweaks can change something from almost perfect to WOW!

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The Bark River Trakker Companion is designed for the smaller bushcrafting tasks.

Another look at the Bark River Trakker Companion

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One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to knives.

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The Ambush Tundra has a great blade/handle combination for a hunting knife.

Check out these 12 top knives for deer hunting

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Here are some blades worth checking out.

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Cleaning the strop is easy - just erase the residue.

How to clean a knife-sharpening strop

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One of the best ways to sharpen a convex grind knife is with a leather strop and abrasive emulsions. Here’s how to clean the strop. by Leon Pantenburg I thought I knew how to sharpen a knife. After all, I’d been doing it successfully since I was a kid. I regularly sharpen all the knives in my hunting camp, and…

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knife fads, best survival knife, best bushcraft knife

Five knife fads and fashions that need to go away

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Cutlery “innovations” may actually ruin a blade. Check these out.

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