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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.

Classic cutlery: My Dad’s Hitler Youth knife became a farm utility tool

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Best survival knife guide: Some knife designs work very well. My father, a WWII infantryman, learned this after he acquired a Hitler Youth knife. It became his hunting knife.

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Bark River Bird and Trout Knife has great design, many uses

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For small game and fishing, you need a light, handy knife for gutting and field dressing. That’s what the Bark River Bird and Trout Knife was designed for.

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This knife and The knife and cardboard sheath were made 44 years ago. The sheath still does its job quite well!

How to make a quick, safe knife sheath out of cardboard and duct tape

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Every one-piece knife needs an edge guard or sheath for safety if it is going to be used outdoors. Here’s how to make a quick sheath out of a paper towel roll and duct tape.

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Best survival knife? Bark River Fox River survival/hunting knife review

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Everybody should have a good survival/hunting knife. The Fox River, made by Bark River knives, might be a good choice for you.

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Review: Leatherman Wave multi-tool

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When I find a piece of equipment that works well for me, I hang on to it and use it extensively. About ten years ago, I got a Leatherman Wave multi-tool for Christmas, and I’m not looking for a replacement.

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Bear Grylls knife, best survival knife

Video Survival Knife Review: Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Knife

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The Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Knife is an international best seller. But is the popularity base on Bear’s celebrity or the fact that the knife is a quality product? I decided to find out.

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