Choosing A Survival Knife

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Choosing a survival knife is probably one of the biggest decisions you will make when it comes to survival gear. Make the wrong choice and you will regret it, I can guarantee that! Make the right choice and you will have a companion you can rely on when the chips are down. The choice isn’t easy to be sure, there are many fish in this sea and sometimes the choice can be difficult, if not down right impossible.

There are short blades, long blades, blades with serrations, blades with high speed tactical sheaths and those with simple elegant leather sheaths. Prices range from $20 to well over $200 and above for custom blades. In a nutshell, there is a blade for every type of survival situation. Whether are you focused on wilderness survival, survival in a combat zone or on the street, you can pick your fancy from an ever growing list of manufacturers.

As it stands today, there at least 20 top companies selling survival themed blades, top brands like Gerber, Victorinox, Ka-bar and others. So how does one choose from this vast array of companies and knifes? It might seem a big task, but don’t fear, help is on the way, in the form of one of the most comprehensive guide to Survival Knives I have found – Knifeista.com. This blog post I’m sharing below will break down in detail the pros and cons of fixed blade vs folding blade, full tang vs rat tang and pretty much everything else you need to know about survival knives, but had no idea how to ask!

Hit the link below to read the full review and make sure to drop them a comment or question, good  luck in your search!

Survival Knife Reviews – Spring 2015’s Best Survival Knives

http://www.knifeista.com/best-survival-knife/

One comment on “Choosing A Survival Knife

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    I agree with the article where it says that a survival knife could be the most important part of your survival kit. I am glad that they included a link to another article for help choosing a knife. I would probably choose a fixed knife with a leather sheath because I feel that the leather does a really good job protecting the blade. I would choose a fixed knife because they feel stronger when I use them to cut.

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