1 It should be emphasized once again, the best military knives are fixed blade with full tang. Definitely do not want your essential tool for survival will break in two, a situation that could happen with a switchblade. As a general rule, folding survival knives have a shorter life span, thinner blades, have a much higher chance of breaking under pressure. It ‘important to note that a fixed blade survival that does not have a full tang can break the knives as reclosable because the blade and the handle are not made ??from the same piece of metal. Continue reading Choosing the Perfect Military Knife
The shank is the part of the blade that extends up to the handle. A good survival knife has the full tang which makes it robust, able to undergo any pressure, always using it properly.
The handle must be ergonomic, fitting the hand and made of a very durable material, which absorbs shocks and vibrations, however, must not deteriorate in any weather condition imaginable. The best ones are made ??of Kraton G-10 and Mycarta. Metal ones are excellent even if they are covered with rubber for a good grip. Continue reading Key features to look for the best military knife
The basic idea of military knives for survival comes from the Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife WWII, a knife that was used by aviation.
The Fairbairn-Sykes has been used for a multitude of tasks, to combat, but also as a field knife. This knife was in the shape of a dagger, with a double-edged blade and a design that modern survival knives do not use anymore. Continue reading Features of the Best Military Knives