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Great Survival Tools

By Kit Carball

What is a Survival Knife?

A greatest survival knife has numerous significant functions that make it ideal for such conditions. Its size, the quality of the blade, and the straightforward style make it crucial for traveler, knife enthusiast, camper, hiker and countless other varieties of persons.



This variety of blade tends to be tiny enough to fit in a back pocket, on a belt, in a backpack.
Its size is essential as there is no telling what the survival scenario might be, and carrying a larger knife would slow down the survivor, cause injury or otherwise disadvantage him or her in the wild.

Level of quality and style of blade

A survivor blade is not double edged.
Having a double edged knife as a survivor knife will lead to serious injury, particularly when hiking or traveling across changing terrains and elevations. The weight is key, as well as the bulk. Minimal handles on the survivor knife will serve to make cleaning and utilizing it in a survivor scenario much safer, and additional efficient.

If for example, the knife will be applied to cut and prepare fish- it’s critical that it will be completely clean following a single rinse. In the wilderness, one can not be too carefully in preventing sickness which may possibly lead to dehydration.

Where a blade like this is kept

The most vigilant of knife owners will keep it on their person – in a backpack, on clothing, a belt or their boots. Even so, other terrific locations of storing a blade can contain the trunk of the traveler’s vehicle, or any compartment that is safely away from youngsters.

Why survival knives are a should-have in the wilderness

A accessory like this is a required device in the survivor’s gearbox.
Frequently, it is the greatest device against starvation, protection, can be utilized to develop shelter in harsh environments, and can prove to be the most convenient way to protect oneself from an animal attack or other injury in dire occasions. Lastly, survival knives produce a sense of security for the wilderness survivor.

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Carball, Kit "Great Survival Tools." Great Survival Tools. 6 Jul. 2010. 26 Aug 2014 <>.

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Carball, Kit "Great Survival Tools"

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