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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.

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Review: Bark River Hudson Bay Trade Knife – Check out this classic design with new materials

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There’s a reason some knife designs are classics, and the Hudson Bay Trade Knife has earned its wilderness credentials.

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Best hunting knife? We test and review the Bark River Kalahari

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A hunting knife must be able to handle a variety of different cutting tasks associated with meat processing in the field. Here’s a new Bark River knife that has proven to be a stellar performer.

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The handle on this Fallkniven F1 is very comfortable to use.

Best survival knife? We check out the Fallkniven F1

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Equipment that has been military-approved has also been rigorously tested. The Fallkniven F1 survival knife is a great choice.

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L.T. Wright Patriot: Is this the everyday carry knife for you?

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Convenience is one of the most important aspects of any piece of survival gear. If the item is easy to take along, chances are it goes along. And a small knife that’s with you is much better than a heavier, more efficient knife that got left at the trailhead.

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Is this the best fillet knife? We review the Bark River Kalahari Sportsman

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A quality fillet knife is one of the most useful outdoor tools imaginable. We wring out Bark River’s latest offering.

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Bushcraft knife review: We check out the L.T. Wright Genesis

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There’s a reason some knife designs become classics and never die out. The L.T. Wright Genesis is patterned on one of those knives, and I predict it is going to be very popular.

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Best survival/bushcraft cutlery? Check out this woodcraft trio

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The best all-around survival/bushcraft knife? Well, there isn’t one single tool that can do it all. But a selection of three different tools can do it all. Here are two experts’ opinions.

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The ESEE-3 has a choil, which wastes the most effective carving part of the blade.

Review: Check out the ESEE-3 for a reasonably priced, useful survival knife

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A common question goes something like this: “Expensive, pretty knives are wonderful – but I want a plain survival tool. What is a reasonably-priced, reliable rigid blade?” Well, check out the ESEE-3.

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Choose the best point for a survival and/or bushcraft knife

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A knife’s point will determine the uses, and how effective the blade will be at different tasks. Here are some things to consider about point designs.

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The Bark River Canadian is a multi-purpose belt knife.

Video: Is this the best bushcraft/survival belt knife? We review the Bark River Canadian

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What’s the best design for an everyday belt knife? Don’t make any investments in that cutlery category until you check out the Bark River Canadian.

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