Posted on 29 August 2012
Fixed blade knives, folding knives, “survival” knives, combat knives… all kinds of knives. For all that I have yet to find what, in my egotistical mind, is the perfect survival knife; that is, the knife I’d consider optimal if it was the ONLY knife I could have.
Posted on 31 July 2012
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Posted on 22 May 2012
Experience your time in nature from that primeval perspective. Enjoy it all you can as a human animal. Once you get “back to the world” then the experience is limited, if not (temporarily) lost. Enjoy it while you can!
Posted on 03 April 2012
Yes – I believe a knife is your single most important survival tool. To get the most out of it you need to identify your expectations before you buy.
Posted on 02 March 2012
Each “expert” had their own feelings and opinions, all based on their own knowledge and background. The one thing we all truly agreed on by the end of the conversation was this: ALL survival gear is personal.
Posted on 01 February 2012
I am also aware that there are some respected and recognized survival experts who claim that a big blade is rarely if ever needed and that a small cutting tool is better to have. It’s lighter, can handle a wide variety of cutting chores and is easier to keep about your person.
Posted on 24 November 2011
Okay, on the surface, it’s an insane statement: if I have to fight someone, hand to hand, I’d rather be armed with a knife than a gun. However, if you take time to think about it, it makes perfect sense. For me, this revelation came while I was attending an Instructor course on the “Tactical [...]
Posted on 07 April 2011
As I considered this topic – like so many do – I started out thinking about what I DO carry each day when I leave my house and it’d be easy enough to list, put in pictures, etc – and we’ll get to that. But what I thought we might discuss that is so often [...]
Posted on 25 August 2009
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