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Spetsnaz Knives from Russia

A real Spetsnaz knife is not a ballistic knife. A ballistic knife is a knife whose blade is propelled from the handle by a spring, gas, explosion, or some other mechanism. Spetsnaz knives are issued to the Russian special forces for field and garrison use. Like many other Russian and Soviet-era weapons, these knives are very interesting to Western knife collectors. …

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OKC Hunt Plus Camp Knife

s I walked through the old front door of the more-than-100-year-old building off the beaten path in the tiny town of Franklinville, NY, I was immediately struck by the sheer quantity of knives hanging on display.  The Ontario Knife Company had an incredibly diverse and nearly awe-inspiring display of knives on every wall.  I scarcely had a chance to glance …

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Storing Kerosene for Emergency Purposes

Most machines and appliances today run on either electricity or gas (LPG). Automobile and several types of engines consume diesel and gas. Kerosene is a cheaper, longer-lasting substitute for these known fuels and storing them can become more than just handy in times of need.

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The First 10 Things I Put in My Survival “Go Bag”

veryone has their own list of items for a bug out bag, but few have a special bug out bag for the collapse of a civilization.  So when Russia and China combine forces and nuclear war destroys everyone except you… it’s time for the collapse of civilization bag. I would certainly change the contents of my packing list if you …

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3 Ways to Actually Sleep When Camping in a Hammock

* Please note that all links to products in this article are links to items we have reviewed and either have purchased or would purchase after researching them thoroughly. leeping in a hammock when camping seems like a really great idea. When I heard for the first time about the new trend in camping of sleeping in hammocks, I thought …

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Fallkniven Pilot Survival Knife Review

The Fallkniven Pilot Survival Knife or the F1 has the honor of being Fallkniven’s very first knife. The company had taken eight years to develop this knife and its many variants (F1 Black and F1/3G). Since 1995, the Swedish Air Force has been using this knife as a survival tool. The F1 is tremendously versatile as well as handy. The …

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Ontario RTAK II Review

The Ontario RTAK II by the Ontario Knife Company is a superior fixed blade survival knife that is designed to be durable enough to withstand the wear and tear of constant use. Survival knives are generally longer than other types of knives since they are designed for heavier jobs such as cutting and shaping poles for makeshift shelters or cutting …

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Tom Brown Tracker 2 Review

Lots of Tom Brown Tracker 2 review articles are currently out on the internet, providing users with a good way to evaluate this particular blade. The model comes from TOPS Knives, a known manufacturer of different cutlery. This article will discuss TOPS Knives, features of the Brown Tracker 2, and user ratings.

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Tricks for Getting the Best Long Term Food Storage Possible

  Ancient people are known to use different methods of long-term food storage to preserve food. Back then, they did not have a fridge where they froze food. They only had to rely on natural resources to store the food and keep them preserved and edible for a long time. It is important that you also learn some useful practices for …

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SOG Field Pup II Review

PLEASE note the Field Pup II is discontinued, and while it was a good knife, we no longer have access to it other than 2nd hand.  However, the good news is that we do recommend another very sharp-looking (play on words there folks!!) SOG knife that more than takes its place.  Check out our review of that one – JUST …