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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #50 on: December 21, 2013, 06:59:57 AM »
The cold steel master hunter is one i like, or just about any mora...

Im not picky, and use pocket knives to compliment a hatchet a lot of the time
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #51 on: December 21, 2013, 09:54:26 PM »
The cold steel master hunter is one i like, or just about any mora...

I'm not picky, and use pocket knives to compliment a hatchet a lot of the time
Are the CS Master Hunter similar to a mora IE. blade length, weight, blade thickness??
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #52 on: December 21, 2013, 10:00:11 PM »
slightly longer, wider blade so lots of belly, thicker stock, and a full flat grind - it's a slicing machine.

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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #53 on: December 21, 2013, 10:02:43 PM »
slightly longer, wider blade so lots of belly, thicker stock, and a full flat grind - it's a slicing machine.
Ok that's sounds like what im in the market for I need to put one in my hand before buying though. Kind of a test drive per say. Thank you for you input.
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #54 on: December 22, 2013, 09:17:06 AM »
the only thing I didn't like was the rubber handle -- and that's just a personal preference thing.

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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #55 on: December 22, 2013, 10:38:28 AM »
I have a older carbon V Master hunter it is a good knife. The BK16 is similar. Overall I think a better knife.
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #56 on: December 22, 2013, 10:39:48 AM »
I also have the carbon v. Never tried a bk16
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #57 on: December 22, 2013, 12:17:14 PM »
after getting my BK16 I sold off my ESEE 4 & CarbonV Master Hunter.
if you have large or XL hands, adding liners to the stock scales makes a world of difference.

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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #58 on: December 23, 2013, 03:35:48 PM »
after getting my BK16 I sold off my ESEE 4 & CarbonV Master Hunter.
if you have large or XL hands, adding liners to the stock scales makes a world of difference.
Ive been a fan of BK products for a few years, although I think that this will be my next.
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #59 on: December 23, 2013, 03:48:23 PM »
1.Redneck knives - '12 woodlore
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #60 on: December 23, 2013, 04:18:59 PM »
after getting my BK16 I sold off my ESEE 4 & CarbonV Master Hunter.
if you have large or XL hands, adding liners to the stock scales makes a world of difference.
I'm a BIG becker fan, personally. I have the bk16 and like it a lot.  I also like the 15 though, and it's more than a steak knife IMHO.
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #61 on: December 23, 2013, 07:29:30 PM »
The BK10 is also a great knife. Bigger then the 16 but not clumsy.
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #62 on: December 23, 2013, 09:52:46 PM »
The BK10 is also a great knife. Bigger then the 16 but not clumsy.
Ive looked at them. Like I said somewhere (maybe even in this thread?) I'd lose the ramp and smooth that clip point to more of a drop point. Mine would look more like a 12 than a 10 by the time I was done with it.

I like the idea of a littler version of my 9... I really like my 9!
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #63 on: December 24, 2013, 06:52:56 AM »
ESEE makes such a fine knife, that after buying a 3,  4 and a 6, and picking up an older Ontario RAT 7 in D2, I never saw a need to buy a Becker product.  I am sure they are fine, but they never appealed to me.
The knives I depend on though, are not mass produced factory blades, but usually something that I designed, picked the steel, and had custom made for me.

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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #64 on: December 24, 2013, 03:34:36 PM »
ESEE makes such a fine knife, that after buying a 3,  4 and a 6, and picking up an older Ontario RAT 7 in D2, I never saw a need to buy a Becker product.  I am sure they are fine, but they never appealed to me.
The knives I depend on though, are not mass produced factory blades, but usually something that I designed, picked the steel, and had custom made for me.
OH definitely, If I was able (time, money, a mentor, shop) I would never buy a knife again. Kinda if I had cows i wouldn't buy milk anymore, but hey here's for getting started.
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Re: What's your go to Bushcraft knife ?
« Reply #65 on: December 27, 2013, 01:52:06 PM »
I have several knives, that I really enjoy taking afield.  To one degree or another, all perform bushcraft tasks without any issues.  I am not sure that one would be enough better than another to be able to single it out as my 'go to' knife though.
The Eagle I received recently from Mark is right at the top. 
Some other choice would include the ones in the picture, here.  There are more, but these see more field time than most.


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