Published at Friday, August 03rd 2018, 13:32:27 PM by Roseann Pennington. Knives. The blade length on survival knives is often the subject of debate. Most people should avoid the huge "Rambo" style survival knives. They are heavy and can be awkward to use for many of the tasks survival knives may be expected to perform unless you are familiar with how to use the knife. Many people feel more confident with long heavy bladed survival knives. Others feel survival knives with a long blade are too awkward for some of the tasks they expect survival knives to do.
Published at Sunday, August 05th 2018, 04:14:25 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 Sunday, August 05th 2018, 02:49:28 AM. Knives By Angeline Wilkinson. These knives are bigger and composed of very strong metal alloy. Although they are utility knives also, they are more suitable for cutting very tough objects. These are commonly issued to military personnel as a general purpose tool and additional weaponry.
Published at Sunday, August 05th 2018, 01:18:54 AM. Knives By Cathryn William. Because combat knives have larger and longer blades with heavy handles, it would be very difficult to use them for cutting small objects. Designer camping knives have sheaths made from leather.
Published at Saturday, August 04th 2018, 23:25:07 PM. Knives By Melanie Gay. The selection of survival knives is a personal choice. Evaluate what type of terrain you will be in (Desert, Jungle, Woods, Rocks), what your most likely needs will be (digging for water, building a fire, making a shelter, cutting bandages, gathering food), your own physical strength (Don't buy a 5lb. Knife if you can't use it) and keep in mind the points discussed above. When you make your selection remember - Cheap is not a bargain when you need to survive. You do not get any ribbons for finishing second in a survival situation!
Published at Saturday, August 04th 2018, 21:17:36 PM. Knives By Dee Klein. Most survival knives have a multi-purpose blade. The blade can usually perform multiple tasks like chopping,cutting, spearing and prying. The handle often has a lanyard hole so the survival knife can be tied to a pole to make a spear.
Published at Saturday, August 04th 2018, 19:24:45 PM. Knives By Rae Camacho. Because combat knives have larger and longer blades with heavy handles, it would be very difficult to use them for cutting small objects. Designer camping knives have sheaths made from leather.
Published at Saturday, August 04th 2018, 17:26:55 PM. Knives By Rowena Morton. Buy quality survival knives and equipment, know how to use your equipment, take care of your equipment and they will take care of you. Stay safe and get outdoors as much as possible.