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Bark River Knives

Bark River Knives, ambush tundra, best deer hunting knife

Review | Custom Ambush Tundra combines new handle design with old wood

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My latest knife collaboration combines an Ambush Tundra blade with a custom walnut handle by Pete Winkler. It is sooo cool.

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breaking beef, field test knives, best hunting knife

Field test | How do these hunting knives perform as meat cutters?

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To test a hunting knife for its intended purposes, you must do some meat cutting and processing. I took several to a butcher shop to do some hands-on testing.

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choose best knife handle, how to choose a hunting knife, best survival knife

Handle design video | Most important part of choosing a survival/bushcraft knife?

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One of the first decisions when buying a knife should be how well the handle fits your hand. Here is how to find a knife handle that best fits your needs.

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Hyken Lite Hunter, Bark River knives

Hunting knife review: First impressions of the Hyken Knives Lite Hunter

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Just out of the box, the Hyken Knives Lite Hunter fits my personal preferences for a hunting knife almost exactly.

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Bark River Snowy River, best hunting knife

Best hunting knife? Bark River Snowy River update shows knife can hack it

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The Bark River Snowy River has proven to be a stellar performer as a hunting knife.

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Mora knives, best beginner knife, best survival knife

What makes a good knife review?

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Before you invest in a tool that might save your life, look around for a thorough, knowledgeable review.

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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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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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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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