Folding Pocket Knives Guide: Types and Uses

Folding pocket knives guide

If you’re looking to purchase your first pocket knife, you’ll be amazed at the wide variety that is available. But this 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…

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Fixed Knives Guide & Top 10 Fixed Hunting Knives

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Fixed 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 you…

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Folding Knives Guide & Top 10 Folding Hunting Knives

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It’s common to see a hunter with a blade sheathed at his belt. But that isn’t necessarily the most practical way of carrying a hunting knife. Actually, folding knives are way more practical to use for hunting. They are easy to carry and posses the quality of simplicity and handiness. Fixed blades can get in the way when you are pushing through undergrowth or approaching 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.…

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How to Maintain and Take Care of Your Hunting Knife

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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 your tent. Perhaps even more so. And by valuing your knife, I mean providing proper care and maintenance. I am guessing that you’ve read the specialty knives guides and you 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…

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How to Sharpen a Hunting Knife

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Honing 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 whetstone…

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