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Bushcraft & Primitive Wilderness Skills The Bushcraft & Primitive Wilderness Skills forum is for discussion (on-site content) that directly relates to ancient and/or primitive style bushcraft/wilderness skills (e.g. firecraft, foraging, natural material construction, modern/primitive tools, long-term wilderness survival,...).


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Old 12-07-2013, 11:24 AM
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Benwaller Benwaller is offline
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Gave up on the Condor as it was just unredeemable. Re-purpose, re-use, recycle. Had to recycle. B NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-09-2013, 09:48 AM
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What was it you really disliked about the Rodan? To me and my inexperienced thoughts, the blade eit NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-09-2013, 03:18 PM
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The designer of the Rodan apparently could not decide whether to make a blade or gardening tool. It NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:59 PM
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The Rodan Condor sheath works really well with my Kabar Mk1 Navy and I have ditched the uber-black-o NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-18-2013, 12:01 AM
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Old 12-28-2013, 05:25 PM
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I have only carried small pocket knives (Buck Cadet, Leatherman Squirt, etc), various lock blades (B NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 12-29-2013, 12:46 AM
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Especially in the more expensive stuff, a lot of people seem to think highly of SOG. In my opinion, NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-29-2013, 01:31 PM
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Thank GGervin...appreciate your feedback. Disappointed to hear about the quality of the blade but r NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-29-2013, 10:19 PM
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i'm kind of glad i never picked up the SOG knives i was looking at. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-30-2013, 02:05 AM
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Wouldn't want to imply all SOGs are trouble. I suspect the Seal Team Elite is the apex of the line, NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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