Hunting Knife Blade Shapes & Designs

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When we look at all those hunting knives, it seems that there’s an overwhelming number of different blade shapes, types, and styles available. But don’t let this worry you. This guide will cover all the basic blade shapes and designs you should know as a hunter. Anything else is a variation on an existing theme. Therefore, it’s important to be able to pick the right design for your specific purpose. Drop Point Drop points are one of the most common and familiar blade shapes, especially in the world of hunting…

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Folding Pocket Knives Guide: Types and Uses

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If you’re looking for folding pocket knives, you’ll be amazed at the wide variety available. And it isn’t a bad thing. Many existing pocket knife enthusiasts already know that they live in an age perfectly suited to their hobby. To guide you through the extremely interesting but (sometimes) intimidating world of pocket knives, I’ve put together some information for both the novice and the experienced user looking to buy the best brand and model for their needs. Numerous reputable brands have a great selection of quality blades on offer. It…

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Fixed Blade Knives Guide & Top 10 Best Fixed Blade Hunting Knives

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Fixed blade knives are probably one of the most useful items you can have in your hunting gear. But a good fixed knife is also great for a whole range of tasks around the campfire and outside in the wilds. Think of things like chopping wood, preparing food, cutting rope, opening cans and containers, and much more. Your choice of fixed blade knives should be primarily focused on two factors – tang and size. Let’s take a look at these separately so that you can decide what kind of knife…

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Folding Knife Guide & Top 10 Best Folding Pocket Knives

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It’s common to see a hunter with a blade sheathed at his belt. However, folding pocket knives are way more practical to use for hunting. Folding pocket knives are easy to carry and possess the quality of simplicity and handiness. Fixed blades can get in the way when you are pushing through undergrowth or approaching the game with stealth. They can also slow you down where you’re on the move and can even be noticed by the animal you’re tracking down. It’s for these and other reasons that folding hunting…

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How to Maintain and Take Care of Your Hunting Knife

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Hunters value their knives by providing them with proper care and maintenance. A good hunting knife will not only cut your bacon but might, on occasion, save it too. It goes without saying that you should value your knife the same way you value your hiking shoes and tents. Perhaps even more so. I guess you’ve read a specialty knife guide and already possess a high-quality hunting knife. Whether it’s a budget knife or an expensive brand, the impact of a well-kept knife is huge. It’s your responsibility to increase…

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How to Sharpen a Hunting Knife

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To sharpen the edge of your knife blade may seem simple. But, there is a lot involved in the proper knife sharpening process. For instance, there are a variety of blade steels and different types of blade grind. All of which require different honing angles and different grits. You also need to know the type of sharpener to use on your knife. A pocket sharpener will most likely be used on bushcraft or field knives since you’ll have them out in the field. It’s also vital to get a proper…

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