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#169332 - 03/14/09 11:55 AM Re: Survival Knife [Re: BillLiptak]
sodak Offline

Registered: 03/20/05
Posts: 410
Originally Posted By: BillLiptak
My 2¢, get a busse. Built like a tank. Designed with chopping in mind. Comes with a "you break it, we replace it" policy. I have a basic busse 7". It has handled all I dished out to it.

-Bill Liptak

I have to second this. Since you stated that you are looking for a large blade, Busse's are pretty much tops on my list. But they are spendy.

The CS Trailmaster has served me well also, if you don't want to spend as much.

#173652 - 05/21/09 02:45 PM Re: Survival Knife [Re: reconcowboy]
raven Offline

Registered: 05/12/09
Posts: 11
Loc: FL
well here's mine cold steel trial master. cold steel shovel. leaterman. and a small spydco .some time I'll take A cold steel SRK instean of the trial master but the shovel is alway with me

#173666 - 05/21/09 07:22 PM Re: Survival Knife [Re: raven]
oldsoldier Offline
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Registered: 11/25/06
Posts: 742
Loc: MA
I have a custom made one, that I recently had shipped to me. A bright orange handle. I havent field tested it yet, but plan to, maybe even this weekend. That said, it is a fairly small fixed blade, made with tool steel. The bright orange handle kinda threw me off at first, but it slowly grew on me. The sheath I had made allows horizontal carry-something I like, particularly when kayaking. I really look forward to abusing this blade soon, just to see how it handles. I will post pics perhaps this weekend.
my adventures

#173694 - 05/22/09 08:50 PM Re: Survival Knife [Re: oldsoldier]
Erik_B Offline

Registered: 08/10/07
Posts: 315
Loc: Somewhere in my own little wor...
I like my CS SRK for outdoor work. i'd like to add a Trailhawk but i'm flat broke at the moment.
Originally Posted By: scafool
Camping teaches us what things we can live without.

Originally Posted By: ironraven
...Shopping appeals to the soul of the hunter-gatherer.

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