Someone who is not an avid outdoorsman might wonder why an experienced outdoor survivalist places such high value on his bushcraft knife and literally considers it to be the most basic and important survival tool a person can own in other than basic bushcraft knowledge? Continue reading
This is the quintessential modern Mora and one of the most popular fixed blade knives of all time for good reason. This blade offers all the versatility and durability we’ve come to associate with Mora’s brand, all placed in a convenient fixed-blade format that can stack up to any blade in the world in terms of utility and design. Whether you’re in need of a camp knife, a hunting knife, a blade for your next fishing expedition or something else, the Mora Companion has what you need at a ridiculously low price for the quality.Check On Amazon.com Continue reading
I’ll admit it, the Buck TOPS CSAR-T (Combat Search and Rescue Tool) is not the first knife you think of when considering the best bushcraft knife. However, given its high utility, I’ve reviewed it here for your consideration.
Buck has a well-deserved reputation as one of the best knife makers in the world, and the Buck TOPS CSAR-T is a worthy addition to that legacy. The Buck TOPS CSAR-T might look small, but it packs a big punch. It was designed to give police and military personnel a trusted, secondary tool for survival in tough situations, but it’s an excellent addition to anyone’s personal tool supply as well.
From the tip of the Tanto blade to lanyard hole at the end of the handle, this knife is built for use.Check On Amazon.com Continue reading
There are essentially three versions of the Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate: the Ultimate (has serrations), the Ultimate Fine Edge, and the Ultimate Pro (fine edge, full tang). You’ll see pics of all three in here, but they are different knives with significant updates with the Pro version including full tang construction and a reinforced (pinned and welded) pommel, plus differences in styling and sheath design. The original Ultimate runs approximately $35-$40 while the Pro usually costs around $75. Don’t get confused — they all look very similar.
The easiest way to spot the Pro is to look for the choil.
Gerber is a renowned international knife maker, known for manufacturing some of the most durable blades on the market. The Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate was designed with the survivalist’s approval and is the highest-end model in the company’s Bear Grylls Survival Series. From pommel to blade tip, this knife is made with one thing in mind – survival. Of course, it also makes an excellent all around camp knife too.Check On Amazon.com Continue reading
The Marttiini Lynx Lumberjack is a knife that is likely to appeal to those who want to truly take things back to basics. With a traditional sheath, a simple wooden handle and a very high quality blade, this is really what bushcraft is all about. It might not be fancy, but the Marttiini Lynx Lumberjack is definitely full of the spirit of bushcraft.Check On Amazon.com Continue reading
Gerber manufactures some of the most versatile, highest quality knives in the world, so you would expect the Gerber LMF II survival knife to fit that reputation. It does so admirably. This knife was designed by Jeff Freeman, a former military serviceman, and features a host of design adaptations and accessories that make staying alive in a survival situation possible. From tip to tip, this knife excels where others fail.Check On Amazon.com Continue reading
The Mora Craftline Q Allround is actually part of a family of knives that all share a set of specific characteristics. As the name implies, these are not traditionally used as survival or camping knives, however the popularity of Mora knives as inexpensive providers of quality has made these particular models favorites amongst bushcrafters who seek high utility for low dollars. The Craftlines were designed for tradespeople, and are used in construction and the industrial sector. With a range of different blade styles and handle designs, any professional will find something to love in this family.Check On Amazon.com Continue reading
The Condor Rodan isn’t likely to win any beauty contests, but it’s also not likely to let you down just when you need it most. Made from high-quality steel and provided with a very durable polycarbonate handle, this knife should keep performing well for many years and hold up to most bushcraft tasks easily. It has a very practical design, comes with a sheath and sells at a price point that’s hard to beat.Check On Amazon.com Continue reading
Versatility is the hallmark of the Cold Steel SRK Kraton Handle Knife. SRK stands for Survival Rescue Knife, and this blade offers the features, functionality and design necessary to adapt to any situation. With a length of more than 10 inches, you’ll find that this large knife gets you out of any situation you might find yourself in – and its ability to withstand even extreme abuse means that it will be around for years to come.Check On Amazon.com Continue reading
Who says a good knife has to take up room on your belt? The TOPS MSK 2.5 Mini Scandi Knife gives you all the cutting power you need in a punch in a small package that fits right around your neck. If the knife looks familiar, that’s because it is descended from the company’s BROS-01 (Brothers of Buschcraft) knife, which featured the same design but on a much larger scale. The Mini Scandi is an excellent safety knife for virtually anyone.Check On Amazon.com Continue reading