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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.

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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Survival knife reviews: 10 top choices for Christmas

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Here are the knives we checked out this year. If you’re considering a new knife for hunting season, or Christmas, you might consider one (or several) of these.

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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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Video Review: The Cold Steel Canadian Belt Knife

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Looking for an inexpensive, rigid knife for wild game processing? Take a look at the Cold Steel Canadian Belt Knife.

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Survival gear: Add a high efficiency carbon steel paring knife to your kit

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A carbon steel paring knife is an everyday tool for many experienced homesteaders. Here’s why you need one.

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Review: How good is the Boker Magnum Nordic knife?

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I use Scandinavian style rigid blade knives for most of my outdoors activities. So I was very interested in the Boker Nordic. Here is what I found out about it.

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Wilderness survival tools: My ten favorite knives for all occasions

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A perpetual question and topic for debate around campfires has something to do with “If you could only have one knife, what would it be.” But what is your top ten favorite knife list? Here’s my choices.

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Video: Five things to avoid when choosing a survival/hunting knife.

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What qualities need to be included the best survival/hunting knife is the topic of endless discussion. But maybe the conversation should start with the attributes you don’t want. Here are some suggestions.

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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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