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The Best Survival Hatchet

What is a survival hatchet? A hatchet is a type of Axe that has a head that weighs anywhere from 1 to 3 pounds and is small enough to be wielded with one hand. On one end, a hatchet has a sharp blade that runs about 3-5 inches. On the other end, a hatchet has a flat area that you …

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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.

CRKT M21 Aluminum Folder Review

The CRKT M21 Aluminum Folder was designed as a variation to the highly popular Kit Carson Big Dog Deep Bellied. The design looks more simplistic, but it is nevertheless purpose-driven and custom-made. This CRKT M21 aluminum folder review will discuss the several aspects of this knife.

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Ka-Bar USMC Review

A survival knife is an essential tool for every camper, hunter, hiker, sports enthusiast, soldier, or park or forest ranger. This tool serves many purposes whenever a person is in the wilderness. Few of those uses are woodcutting, skinning, trapping, and self-defense. When everything goes wrong and an individual is stuck in a deserted location, he will need to make …

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Your Kitchen Only Needs 5 Knives

When I was a cook in the Army, we had lots of knives in the kitchen but only a handful of types. Gizmodo recently released this article about what knives you must have in your kitchen. In short, the five knives are: Cleaver — for when you cut up meats. Chef’s Knife — the knife great for prepping veggies as …

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1050 Steel Guide

Steel has been used in many different ways on a daily basis. It may be hard to imagine life without it. Basically, steel is made up of carbon and iron. The amount of carbon content, additional alloy elements and the level of impurities determine the properties of a steel grade. Steel is produced in various types according to the required …

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How Good is N680 Steel?

Knives are made out of many different types of metal for a variety of different reasons. Bhler N680 steel is a fairly cheap type of steel but it also has some really good qualities about it. For example, this type of steel is very corrosion-resistant. The tradeoff, however, is that it does not hold an edge as well as some of …