Posts Tagged ‘Batoning’

Kabar Becker BK2 Knife

Review of The Kabar Becker BK2 Knife

You can almost guarantee that any outdoorsman will have a variety of different knives that have been designed to do very different tasks. Some knives are more adept at handling smaller, menial camping or hunting tasks, while others are designed to do the “heavy lifting” that only a certain type of knife can deliver. The Kabar Becker BK2 Campanion knife tries to fit somewhere in the middle, as this is a smaller knife that is probably going to be a little heavier in your hand than you might have expected. That feeling of weight may well be enough to give you the confidence to use it to tackle some of the heavier chores.

The Construction

The Kabar Becker BK2 has certainly been designed to be able to take on bigger tasks. The first thing that you notice when you pick up this knife is the weight. It is certainly a little heftier…

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Using Your Knife for Batoning: A Simple Guide

Using Your Knife for Batoning: A Simple Guide

Whether faced with an emergency or just on your latest outdoor adventure, expanding knowledge crucial to your survival will never be a waste of effort. Batoning is a great technique to learn for any outdoorsman. The mistake most people make is that they assume they can just “cross that bridge when they get there.”

Yet, it’s also important to know these techniques and really understand how to perform them properly before the situation presents itself. By doing so, you can save time as well as abundant reserves of energy which you may need you to pull from during subsequent tasks. Trial and error is not always the best format in which to learn new outdoor skills especially when yours or someone else’s life really depends on your understanding of it, and this certainly applies to batoning.

A simple description of batoning is a survival technique in which an individual uses a strong…

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