Published at Monday, August 27th 2018, 07:35:30 AM by Melanie Gay. Knives. Knives are primarily utility hand-held equipment. They are tools that can be used to perform certain functions. As such, there are different kinds of knives that can be used for different purposes. Here is a basic survey of different types of knives known in modern times.
Published at Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 03:58:57 AM. Knives By Angeline Wilkinson. 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 Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 01:54:41 AM. Knives By Carmella Ratliff. 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 Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 23:54:42 PM. Knives By Angeline Wilkinson. 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 14th 2018, 22:00:06 PM. Knives By Joy Wooten. 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 14th 2018, 20:14:12 PM. Knives By Rowena Morton. 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 Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 18:25:31 PM. Knives By Chasity Fuentes. It can be used for any type of cutting job. Normally, all purpose knives would have a 3 to 4 inches long blade. The handle could be made from any material depending on the manufacturer but the most common is laminated plastic. Some handle designs also include die-cast metal lining. But there are designer all purpose utility knives that have handles made from ivory, animal horn, or silver.
Published at Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 16:17:08 PM. Knives By Dee Klein. 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.