Survival Knives – a Brief Intro

Do you know that knives are a part of survival? Yes they are! When you are trapped somewhere, when you are in a forest region, when you go on trekking or simply when you are alone out, they become a security to your life.

You can chop trees, create logs, hunt down on a rabbit, catch a fish; a knife is an important tool in day to day life. Not just all these, they serve as a good weapon to our soldiers, military personnel’s striving at the borders.

Survival knives are knives that are intended for survival in emergency situations especially in a wild environment. These survival knives were mostly used by military units to their pilots, in case of any emergency. These knives are used for wood cutting, trapping, skinning, wood carving and many others.

Gerber infantry knife – A survivalist knife.

Gerber Legendary Blades is a maker of consumer knives and multitools headquarter in the Oregon of United States. At present, Gerber is a sub-division of Fiskars Company of Finland.

The history of this well-known company dates back to 1910. When in 1910 Gerber family owned a business in advertising Joseph Gerber mailed kitchen knife sets to his clients during his holidays. That was the turning edge to them as the clients Abercrombie and Fitch requested more of such knives for their catalogue in 1939. And that’s when the Gerber Legendary Blades was born officially!

In 1987 this company was bought by a Finnish company Fiskars and it now stands as a sub-division of the same. Though it is a Finnish company the headquarters stand in Oregon of USA delivering standard and quality knives and many other tools.

Gerber brand has many models of knives under its fame. The top one being the Gerber Guardian second stands the Gerber Infantry knife.

Gerber Infantry knife aka Gerber LMF II Infantry Knife is one of the best military –grade Survival knives.

A sleek, fixed blade knife with a drop point blade will cut anything that it aims at and still retains that sharp edge just as if it is new. This talks about the quality that Gerber offers over the period of time.

Though it is slightly large and heavy, when it comes to matter of survival be it in a forest or on the battlefield, you definitely are safeguarded.

Machete: A machete is a broad blade which can be used in many situations. It can be used as a weapon for defence. It is also being used as a blade to chop down the trees and slice logs. Much more tasks are carried out by this tool.

Let’s see which the best machete in the market is! Condor tools and knives engineer bolo machete stands top on the list with a rating of 4.8 from the users.

Spyderco Paramilitary 2

This is another survivalist knife aiding in personal defence. Majorly used in the military forces to self-guard from the enemies or to make a survival in the tropical or terrain places. This knife has lot of new features making it much sought after.

This knife has a blade of 44 inch, made of S30V Stainless steel, has a compression lock and G10 Composite handle. It also has reversible belt clip. This knife is a perfect package of quality along with best features at an affordable price. What more do one need?

Benchmade pocket knives: Benchmade Knife Company is the top manufacturer of quality pocket knives. Their motto remains the same even after receiving many accolades to its Butterfly logo company, bringing the best knives under the roof. They are doing it now and are striving hard to keep them up.

They have many models of pocket knives available each varying to suit a specific need. Their hard work is seen in the knives they produce they are just hard as them.

December 19, 2016

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