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Dec 1st, 2016 at 10:48pm
 
I hope this fits here, but it is not a primitive weapon per se, got it at a store. yesterday I bought a $20 M-tech Kabar styled knife. it is 420 grade steel with a full tang. beautiful knife, best I have ever held!
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Reply #1 - Dec 1st, 2016 at 10:49pm
 
here is a close up of the same model and brand.
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Reply #2 - Dec 2nd, 2016 at 6:06am
 
Nice knife, I don't  buy any knives anymore. About 7 months ago I started learning how to make knives out of steel cutouts, and blacksmithing. I got about 7-10 blades under my belt. I usually use 1095 steel. I match em up with ferro rods for bushcrafting. And old refurbished  steel. Lawnmower blades.
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Reply #3 - Dec 2nd, 2016 at 3:50pm
 
Looks legendary!
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Reply #4 - Dec 4th, 2016 at 8:10am
 
Nice knife Bueron.
Good works, Vet  Smiley
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Reply #5 - Dec 5th, 2016 at 7:34am
 
looks good - apart from the serrations,
Not a fan of serrations on a knife.
If you have to put serrations on a knife - stick them on the back (top) where they don't screw the blade up.
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Reply #6 - Dec 5th, 2016 at 8:35pm
 
thank you everyone! Yes, the serration IMHO shouldn't be there at all. my correction btw, I meant to say 440 steel, good difference there. The knife, despite being cheap, is proving to hold up very nicely. I bought two more from the same brand, both being $9.99. one has the serration on the back, the other having a serrated appearance, though that is just on the back, proving a rough surface to use a magnesium fire-starter against.
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Reply #7 - Dec 5th, 2016 at 8:37pm
 
Mauro Fiorentini wrote on Dec 4th, 2016 at 8:10am:
Nice knife Bueron.
Good works, Vet Smiley


Thanks bro! I hope it holds up over the years.vetryan15 wrote on Dec 2nd, 2016 at 6:06am:
Nice knife, I don't buy any knives anymore. About 7 months ago I started learning how to make knives out of steel cutouts, and blacksmithing. I got about 7-10 blades under my belt. I usually use 1095 steel. I match em up with ferro rods for bushcrafting. And old refurbished steel. Lawnmower blades.


that is a handy skill to learn! how well does that grade of steel handle? would you say it is more or less durable?
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Reply #8 - Dec 5th, 2016 at 8:53pm
 
I love 1095 steel.  Since I am new to it I can't really tell, but my mentor likes to use it. He has alot of experience.  I like it since it does dual purpose.  I makey own ferro rods, so my knives can work both.ways. use the spine of the blade and it's a nice striker to. Get a fire going. My gear has to have at least 2 separate duties or I won't use it.
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