Posts Tagged ‘Fixed Blade’

Bear Grylls Paracord Fixed Blade Knife

Review of the Bear Grylls Paracord Fixed Blade Knife

You may have seen the Bear Grylls Paracord Fixed Blade Knife in the aisle of your local sporting goods store. It’s not uncommon to see all kinds of different products sold with celebrity names attached to make them seem more appealing. That is not something you commonly see in the hunting and survival market, but the popularity of survival style TV shows may have changed that.

One of the biggest, most recognizable names in the TV survival arena is Bear Grylls from Man vs. Wild, and he has teamed with Gerber to deliver his own line of survival blades that meet the their high standards in a tough market. Earlier we reviewed the Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Survival Knife which performed quite well, today we’ll review the more compact Bear Grylls Paracord Fixed Blade Knife with Slim Sheath. The name is a bit of a mouthful, but basically tells you…

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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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Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Survival Knife

A Review of the Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Survival Knife

A survival knife is an absolute must-have item when you’re out camping, exploring, fishing or otherwise find yourself away from civilization. Gerber produced the Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Survival Knife and it is receiving very positive reviews. This knife is in keeping with the quality that you come to expect from Gerber.

The Bear Grylls Ultimate Pro Survival Knife is an upgrade compared to the previous release of the original Bear Grylls Ultimate Knife. The stainless steel construction is durable 9Cr19MoV Stainless steel. This is a high carbon steel that is very similar to 440C Stainless steel. It features a full tang construction, so the steel of the blade continues along the full length from the tip to the butt, for dependable durability. The knife, as well as its sheath, is designed with a black and orange color combination that aids in the visibility of the blade in the dark, or…

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SOG Fixed Blade Creed

My In Depth Review of the SOG Creed

It might go without saying that a fixed blade knife is good to have around. However, the Creed by SOG is without a doubt, one knife that demands attention and is certain not to go unnoticed whenever one is displayed. The shape of the blade is among the more striking expressions of knife-making that have come from SOG.

This is a very stout knife, constructed with the strength needed for penetrating and cutting, even when used in the most extreme wilds. The Tech Bowie type handle will deliver a very firm and steady grip even in inclement weather, with a combination of a raised surface texture and finger indentations produced to just the right amount of depth along the handle.

Where the SOG Creed Really Shines

This is a great all-purpose knife that is perfect for hunting, fishing, backpacking or self-defense. It truly is an intimidating and impressive looking blade. The blade…

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A Knife Owner's Definition of an EDC Knife

A Knife Owner’s Definition of an EDC Knife

Sharp tools have been utilized since the beginning of time by man in early civilizations for survival and practicality and are still much appreciated today. Instead of needing it for daily hunting of game and building your shelter, you’ll more than likely be using it as an outdoorsman and using your knife in the field or maybe a set of quality butcher knives in your kitchen. There is a quiet fascination with the practicality and protection that knives offer. Hailed as the weapon of choice in many action movies, EDC knives have a wide range of functions from being collector’s items, to performing everyday tasks such as opening boxes and letters, to pure survival functions. Whatever your reason for owning a knife, you are sure to walk away with a greater appreciation of your tool, after reading this.

So what exactly is an EDC Knife?

An EDC, or every day carrying knife…

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Tops Spirit Hunger Fixed Blade Unsheathed

Tops Knives “Spirit Hunter” Hunting Knife Review

As the name suggests, the spirit of the great Native American hunter is embodied in each knife, and many a warrior would have loved carrying the ”Spirit Hunter” into battle or the hunt. The Spirit Hunter Hunting Knife by Tops Knives implements a proven, easy to handle design that is perfect for the great outdoors.

Overview of this Beauty

Similar to its larger cousins, the Tops Knives Spirit Hunter Hunting Knife is an exceptionally designed all-purpose hunting knife that has been crafted to perfection. Featuring a 4 ¼-inch clip point blade created from high carbon and 154cm stainless steel, the blade has a substantial Rockwell Hardness of 60. This is achieved through a proprietary differential hardening process that results in three distinct hardness zones within every blade.

Features of the Tops Knives Spirit Hunter

Thanks to its clip point design, the tip of each Spirit Hunter blade is tremendously close to the center line,…

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Kabar Full Size Marine Corps-Fixed Blade

Our Kabar Full-Size US Marine Corps Fighting Knife Review

If you are reading this, you may already be familiar with KA-BAR knives and their rich history of time-tested reliability, ability to handle a variety of daily chores, and unquestionable lethal efficiency in a number of combat situations. If you’re looking for a knife that can practically do it all while lasting for years, the Kabar Full Size US Marine Corps Fighting Knife may be the perfect knife for you.

History of the Kabar Full Size Fighting Knife

The original Kabar Full Size Fighting knife was produced for marines nearly 80 years ago during World War II. In dire need of a sturdy and dependable knife with a razor sharp edge, the troops found these features and more in the Kabar Marine Corps Knife as it gave them the upper hand in the close combat situations they often found themselves in. It wasn’t long before the knife’s popularity spread. Today, the Marine…

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Schrade Extreme SCHF3 Fixed Blade Survival Knife

Schrade Extreme SCHF3 Fixed Blade Survival Knife

With the Schrade Extreme Fixed Blade by your side, there’s not much you’re limited to as long as your skills match your intentions. Like many who are first introduced to this fixed blade, I was curious as to the integrity of this product when I saw that Amazon offered it for around $45. However, after getting a chance to handle it and put it to action I’ve found it’s far better than some of the more expensive models on the market.

As a camper and hunter, I know that this fixed blade can handle the job of performing at the level of it’s competitors in the best survival knife class.

Schrade is actually manufactured by the same company that produces Smith & Wesson blades, Taylor Brands. Considering I’m a fan of both companies, I always look forward to reviewing their products.

The Micarta handle measures nearly six-inches long and feels sleek…

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