Published at Saturday, August 04th 2018, 07:08:22 AM by Lorie Shelton. Knives. 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 Monday, July 30th 2018, 17:11:47 PM. Knives By Carmella Ratliff. 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, July 30th 2018, 15:42:22 PM. Knives By Arlene Boyd. 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 Monday, July 30th 2018, 14:17:52 PM. Knives By Violet Fulton. Knives are already part of your daily life. They can be used for different purposes. It is really best to understand the different types of knives to know what type would be more useful for you.
Published at Monday, July 30th 2018, 12:30:56 PM. Knives By Dena Burke. 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 Monday, July 30th 2018, 10:55:14 AM. Knives By Sue Turner. 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, July 30th 2018, 08:59:22 AM. Knives By Nina Wilder. Now, knives are made from metal. Some are really sophisticated which are composed of different alloys to achieve strength, durability, and superior sharpness.
Published at Monday, July 30th 2018, 07:05:17 AM. Knives By Minerva Carr. 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?