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

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

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What’s more important on a working knife handle – the material it’s made of, or the design? For my money, the first decision should be how well the handle fits your hand.

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Choose the best wilderness survival/hunting knife for backcountry big game hunting

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Every prepper, survivalist and big game hunter needs knives for processing the meat of large animals. Here’s how to make a good choices in what you buy!

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Lon Humphrey Sterling knife with flintlock rifle

12 top deer hunting knives update

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A perennial favorite is the annual update on the best deer hunting knives. Here’s that update, with some newbies, tried and tested designs and old favorites.

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Mora knives, best beginner knife, best survival knife

Survival knife review: The lightweight, practial and inexpensive Mora may be the best all-around choice

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While I’ve yet to find the ultimate do-everything survival knife, a Mora can come really close!

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The Bark River Bushcrafter is a medium size, do-it-all bushcraft knife.

The best bushcraft knife? We review the Bark River Bushcrafter

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When it comes to bushcraft/survival knives, how much is enough? Here’s an offering from Bark River Knives that might be just what you need.

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Bark River Aurora bushcraft knife

Best bushcraft knife? I like the Bark River Aurora

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If you’re searching for a survival and/or bushcraft knife, here’s some things to look for. I checked out the Bark River Aurora, and I am impressed.

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Survival Knife Video and Review: Cold Steel Master Hunter

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The Cold Steel Master Hunter’s name says it all. If you could only have one knife for big game hunting, the Master Hunter just might be the best bet.

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Gear For Survival Kits You Should Always Carry!

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BEWARE! If you don’t know how to use the materials in the (wilderness survival) kit, and don’t practice with them, you may develop a false sense of confidence. This attitude could get you in a lot more trouble!

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Survival Knife Sheaths: Make Sure You Stay Safe!

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So you’ve decided what fixed-blade knife to include in an emergency survival kit or Bug Out Bag. But how will you safely carry it? Where is the best place to wear that knife on your belt? And what things should you look for in a sheath to make sure the knife isn’t lost?

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