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I recommend the Becker BK2. It's an absolute beast, especially when it comes to batoning. It has a very thick spine so it can really take a beating. The only problem I have with it is the sheath tends to dull the blade. You might want to get a custom Kydex sheath for it. It is made by KaBar so if you are loyal to the brand, that's a plus.
I do have a KaBar USMC fighting knife as well which is similar to the Dogs Head. It's a good camp knife but I don't like it for bushcraft. The false edge near the tip tends to cut into your baton after a steady rounds of whacks.
If you can budget just a wee bit more the BK2 is pretty great. Or you can check out some stuff from Ontario knife company. They are a bit more budget friendly and still make great blades.
The Amazon comments describe it better than I can. HERE
It is a way heavier, way thicker, in all ways a much sturdier knife. You can use this as a prybar, to baton wood, and it still comes sharp enough to shave with out of the box.
As has been posted alreadg I do like the Gerber LMF II, but another one to consider, and what I think i will be putting on my pack is the Becker BK2 Campanion. Or it's twin the Becker BK22. They are made in the USA by Kabar out of 1095 crovan steel. This knife is a beast for its size it is good for a chopper, but is still small enough to do delicate work.
The only real difference in the two is the sheath. They are great knives straight out of the box, but with a few personalisations they get even better.
I'd be happy to elaborate on that here or by PM but, will not bore everyone here if not needed. If the BK2/22 isn't your particular ideal check out the rest of the Becker line. Ethan has designed many great knives something is sure to fit the bill.
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BK2 > BG. Has full tang, and also the other survivalists won't make fun of you for buying BG.
Because one day all your gadgets and your $100 will be useless and you will have to fend for yourself.
Cant go wrong with the BK2 for under $75
Amazon for about $75
I received a Ka-Bar Becker Campanion today. It is a beast!
Looks like a becker bk2