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Gear Review: The Schrade® SCHBOLO

Gear Review: The Schrade® SCHBOLO

There are a lot of ways to chop wood and clear brush. Not too many blades do both relatively well. The Schrade SCHBOLO does. Let me preface this article by saying that there are other “machete” type blades by Schrade out there. I don’t like them. I’ve literally seen them break or come apart at […]

How to Choose a Survival Knife

How to Choose a Survival Knife

When I was a kid, I thought “Rambo” knives were SO cool…

Gear Review: Schrade SCH501s Pocket k...

Gear Review: Schrade SCH501s Pocket knife

A few months back, I came across the Schrade SCH501s flipper at a “big box” sporting good store. I had been looking for a new pocket EDC (every day carry) pocket knife for a while, as my Ka-Bar tanto folder had kinda let me down. More on that later (review inbound soon). I knew what […]

Knives: High Carbon Steel vs Stainles...

There’s a lot of talk in the survival community about knives. The opinions on them vary like the weather. But one thing we can all agree on is that they should be made of either high carbon, or stainless steel (unless there is something really super cool out there that’s like, the best of both…cough) […]

Schrade SCHF14 Fixed Blade Review

One thing I really like is a good bargain. Another think I like is a good knife. When I can get both (and you can never have too many of either), I get like Phil Robertson: happy, happy, happy. Cue the Schrade SCHF14. A GREAT 7.9 inch (total length) full tang utility knife That I’ve […]

Ontario RAT7 review

Ontario RAT7 review

One thing I learned from SERE was the value of a really good knife. Not because I took a really good knife to SERE, or that I was issued one…no. I know the value of a really good knife because I took a really crappy one. After I got orders to SERE, I went looking […]

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