Gear Tips: Knife Buying Guide

A non-locking folding knife is known as a slip jointknife. Here are my cutting-edge rules for knife purchases: Stay Away From Bulk. The traditional Boy Scout canoe-style knife is a type of multi-function knife almost every kid has had.
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Benchmade’s RSK Mk1 Folding Knife

There are no chips or nicks in the blade. The saw bladeis the original5 1/2″ length. This is uncommon, as the tips of the saw blade were oftenprone to breakage. Most examples encountered will have broken saw blades.
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Camping knife 101

A collector’s knife, the Benchmade
470-131 Emissary is forged from
gorgeous Damascus steel and its
aluminium handle is adorned with
ivory Micarta inlays. Legend has it that
the tough Damascus steel swords used
by the Crusaders in the 11th century
could split a feather in mid-air!

Multi-tools were made famous by Leatherman and have been copied by several other knife makers. All multi-tools have a knife blade, an assortment of screwdriver heads, a set of pliers and depending on the model, a saw, wire-cutter and mini-scissors. As most men already know, a good multi-tool is a very valuable item to have. I would be interested in hearing your knife stories or recommendations for outdoor equipment. As always, email me at disasterprep.dave@gmail.com. Previous columns can be found on my blog at www.disasterprepdave.blogspot.com. (Dave Robinson is Bandons postmaster and has worked for the postal service for 30 years.
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WWII Navy USN Survival Folding Knife Colonial Prov RI For Sale – New and Used

Finally, many of the man-killer knives are just not necessary for the street cop. After all, how many of you are really trained to use a knife offensively? If not, having an edged weapon made for slicing flesh may not be what you need to extricate a child trapped inside a burning automobile. It seems every knife on the market today is a Recon, Delta, SEAL, Special Ops, Covert Ops, Ninja,SWAT-approved blade intended for death, mayhem and destruction. Is this what you really need on the beat? As a nuts-and-bolts kind of guy, Im always looking for gear that will get the intended task accomplished without a lot of excessive flash and panache.
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Disaster Preparedness for the Rest of us: A good knife goes a long way

Flippers are popular in the knife industry now due to their speed and ambidexterity. Which steel variant fares better is an ongoing debate and it boils down to personal preferences and applications. For the sake of discussion, letas just categorise them into two types: carbon steel and stainless steel. High carbon steel knives are generally easier to sharpen and hold an edge (stays sharp) longer than stainless steel knives.
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