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Old 04-17-2012, 11:35 PM
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dsuursoo dsuursoo is offline
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Originally Posted by beekeeper
Wow! How do you even hold on to that guy?

weight belt+ lifting straps.

seriously, how is that knife even a real thing?

on a folding knife for light bushwork, opinion check: multi-blade or single blade?
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Old 04-18-2012, 08:09 AM
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Everything But...


I'll stick with Victorinox, Thank You
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:42 PM
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Tough call when discussing folders. Folders lack the strength to handle most bushcrafting needs.

Edge geometry is also an important attribute. The Scandinavian grind is better suited to wood carving and just isn't very popular in folders. Running a close second is the full flat grind.

The majority if my woods need can be accomplished with a little Case Canoe

but if I'm on an extended trip I'll carry a Blind Horse Knives Bushcrafter or Bushbaby dependent on what I'm will to tote.

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Old 07-10-2012, 08:43 PM
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Buck 110 is pretty close to adequate though I don't consider any folder sufficient for bushcraft, because they aren't.

Just say "no" to hinges. Unless you're packing a real knife too.

YMMV, of course.


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Old 07-16-2012, 05:50 PM
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I carry a fixed blade with a folder for a back up. I have two folders I like to carry- one is a Vic One Handed Trekker and the other is this one, a Scandi grind folder that is nearly as stout as a fixed blade. I really like this knife.

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