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I'm mostly a backpacker who uses his bag similarly to OP - as a safety net that I'll have SOMETHING if shit goes down
Question about the Fiskars - why all the love? I've seen a lot of posts and comments putting them a cut above the rest. Are they really that much better? I've always gone out with a shitty BAK (big ass knife) which is basically a sharpened pry bar - works wonderfully for processing wood - and a Mora knockoff for fire starting, camp chores and cooking. And maybe this question is better suited for a different thread. Just curious.
I bought 3 of these for my emergency kit: Schrade SCHF9 12.1in High Carbon Steel Fixed Blade Knife with 6.4in Kukri Point Blade and TPE Handle for Outdoor Survival, Camping and Bushcraft [link]
They are huge, but really feel good as all-rounders to have in case of emergency.
I bought this one for S&Gs and because my buddy absolutely hates this brand. I cannot tell you how surprised I was with the knife so far and I don't feel the least bit bad beating the hell out of it.
how do you like the paklite? been eying it for my camping gear as a lightweight knife. for $20 its hard to beat. carry this guy in the woods - [link]
It depends on what you need. I enjoy Schrade knives, and some good options are:
Only thing to look out for: Schrade sheaths aren't super good. They work, but they're not as nice as premium brands.
I've been using my Schrade SCHF9 little heavy but should last a lifetime
Buy I also carry a mora
>6.4" blade, 5.6" handle
>1095 High Carbon Steel
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