Published at Sunday, August 26th 2018, 14:31:29 PM by Cathryn William. Knives. Survival Knives are intended for survival situations. Survival knives are carried by Military Troops, Hunters, Backpackers and Campers. Multitudes of participants in other outdoor activities carry and use survival knives. What should you consider when selecting a survival knife?
Published at Monday, August 27th 2018, 13:15:10 PM. Knives By Rae Camacho. The most popular all purpose knife is the retractable or switch blade type. As the name implies, the blade retracts inside the handle so you can store it safely when not in use.
Published at Monday, August 27th 2018, 12:13:11 PM. Knives By Nina Wilder. Knives are probably the earliest tools invented by people. Although ancient knives are made from stones, the principle behind its use remains the same as today.
Published at Monday, August 27th 2018, 11:14:00 AM. Knives By Lorie Shelton. The blades of cooking knives are sometimes pliable and longer. They are not as strong and sturdy as utility knives. The blades of cooking knives are thinner to easily slice meat and other food stuff.
Published at Monday, August 27th 2018, 10:15:45 AM. Knives By Carissa Salinas. Precision knives are ideal for cutting paper and thin cardboard. These knives are commonly used as tools for handicrafts and other highly specialized cutting jobs.
Published at Monday, August 27th 2018, 09:15:56 AM. Knives By Dee Klein. Some survival knives have a hollow handle feature. The movie "Rambo" popularized this style of survival knives. Survival Knives like these are sometimes called "Rambo" knives. One of the selling points to these survival knives is that gear can be stored in the handle. A drawback to many hollow handle survival knives is the handle is attached to and not actually part of the blade. This creates a weaker point that may fail when you need your survival knife the most. There are some hollow handle survival knives that are fashioned out of a single piece of steel. The handle on these survival knives is part of the blade so you do not have the weak point. There is another consideration with hollow handle survival knives. If you lose your survival knife you also lose all the gear stored in the handle.
Published at Monday, August 27th 2018, 08:31:01 AM. Knives By Dolores Boyer. Survival knives have many designs and sizes. There are long and heavy survival knives with a design similar to a machete. Some are still built based on the design of the Bowie knife, with a long strong blade. Still other survival knives are of a folding design for compact carrying. We will cover some of the designs and features commonly found on survival knives.
Published at Monday, August 27th 2018, 07:35:30 AM. Knives By Melanie Gay. The blade on survival knives. As a rule of thumb you should avoid survival knives with a double cutting edged blade. This weakens the tip and also increases the risk of getting cut while performing tasks with survival knives. Some of these tasks may include cutting, slicing, prying, chopping or digging. Fixed blade survival knives should have a full length tang. This means the blade on survival knives should be a single piece of steel that runs all the way through the handle. The blade should be good quality steel that is strong and will also keep a sharp edge.