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 I wanted. A stainless carbon…

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Knives: High Carbon Steel vs Stainless, What’s the Difference?

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) So let’s start with high…

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Starting out, what to pack. (the basics)

There’s a lot of opinions on what get packed into a good field kit, or ruck, pack, or whatever you choose to call it. Survivalists, hikers and campers will almost get into bar room brawls over the subject, the way football fanatics almost will over who gets picked where and when in the NFL draft. Ok, maybe it’s not THAT…

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