Published at Monday, July 30th 2018, 22:12:09 PM by Rowena Morton. 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 Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 15:10:03 PM. Knives By Cora Blake. Survival Knives do not have to look fancy. A good solid useful design is what you should be looking for when evaluating a survival knife. Any knife can be used as a survival knife if that is the only knife you have.
Published at Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 13:04:41 PM. Knives By Cathryn William. Another type of all purpose knives are the fixed blade varieties. These knives have more stable blades. Typically, screws are used to hold the blade firmly in place and are attached to the handle.
Published at Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 11:19:14 AM. Knives By Sue Turner. 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.
Published at Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 09:53:18 AM. Knives By Lisa Odonnell. One of the most common features is a section of saw like teeth on one side of the blade. These teeth are often marketed as being a saw that can be used to cut wood. Due to the design of the teeth and the limited length of most survival knives their usefulness as a saw is limited. These teeth on the survival knives were designed so crews could more easily cut through the relatively thin metal skin on a downed aircraft. These teeth can be used to scrap wood or bark to make tinder to help start a fire. Some survival knives do have actual saw type teeth on the blade. You are still limited in what you can cut by the length of the survival knife blade.
Published at Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 08:29:53 AM. Knives By Rae Camacho. 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 Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 06:40:15 AM. Knives By Cora Blake. Precision cutting knives or commonly known as thin razor knives have very small blades and very thin handles. In fact, some models are only pencil-sized with half inch thin blades.
Published at Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 04:40:15 AM. Knives By Lisa Odonnell. 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.