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Old 07-16-2013, 06:48 PM
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One Knife

If you could pick only one knife to have with you for general bushcraft/primitive skills which model would you choose?

Some examples for use include: carving, skinning, processing (small) fire fuel, etc.

It's not necessary to already own this knife, but please choose one that is or has been available on the market. Also, it's understood that the knife you choose may not be the best pick for each particular task, rather that it's the one that you feel woul NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-18-2013, 11:50 AM
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Fortunately, I don't have to make that choice in the real world.

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Old 07-19-2013, 02:07 PM
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probably something in a modified bowie pattern, similar to a Ka-Bar, or one of its descendents. the NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:52 PM
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Probably my Leatherman Blast, because it also has all kinds of other useful tools as well... NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:39 AM
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I usually prefer to carry two knives, a smaller one (maybe even a pocket knife) and a larger one (li NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 07-21-2013, 07:11 PM
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The Kabar Mark 1 Navy would have to be the one knife blade choice for me. It's strong, easy NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-22-2013, 10:19 AM
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A good fixed blade with a full tang and at least a 3" blade length. What I take with me varies NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-23-2013, 10:51 AM
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For general bushcraft tasks (carving, batoning, trimming, cutting saplings) I would take my Mora #1, NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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