Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Good Article re Survival Knives for Beginners

Here is an article by someone who understands the practical functions of edged tools: http://survivalblog.com/survival-blades-part-1-by-r-h/ http://survivalblog.com/survival-blades-part-2-by-r-h/ He’s discussing how to advise newcomers regarding survival knives (and other edged tools). Advertisements

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“Strike Anywhere?” Did the Matches Change?

I’m wondering what your recent experience has been with strike-anywhere matches.  It’s been so long since I’ve used many.  However, you might remember a short time, some years back, when the entire supply of “strike anywhere” seemed to dry up … Continue reading

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Skeletonized Tangs–How Do They Hold Up?

Sounds like the skeletonized tang is a lot more dependable than a lot of factory stick-tangs, as we would expect. Skeletonizing a tang is a very reasonable way to reduce weight while retaining strength.

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