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Now That's a Knife
Aug 1st, 2018 at 4:57pm
 
I can never find a big enough survival knife. A while back a friend sold me this one. All I know about it is that it was hand made in the Philippines. Its blade is 12" and overall length is 18". I believe that it's hefty enough to lop someones head off. My search is over.
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Reply #1 - Aug 1st, 2018 at 5:38pm
 
You could always try a kukri. 34cm long blade and feels great in the hand Cheesy
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Reply #2 - Aug 5th, 2018 at 6:19pm
 
Ratman:
In the 80's I have to buy exactly the same knife. (it was not a handicraft) But I did not buy it.
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Reply #3 - Jun 7th, 2019 at 4:30pm
 
Kick wrote on Aug 1st, 2018 at 5:38pm:
You could always try a kukri. 34cm long blade and feels great in the hand Cheesy

The friend who rents my attic, Mike, has a Kukri. Last week I cleared an overgrown patch of my yard with it. I agree, it is a nice blade.
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Reply #4 - Jun 7th, 2019 at 5:41pm
 
It's a nice knife too bad anything bigger then 2.5in is illegal to carry in your state. It's a shame.  I can carry my seax knife anywhere.  That has an 8in blade, and overall its 12in.
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Reply #5 - Jun 10th, 2019 at 8:52pm
 
   If I'm walking the dogs around town I sort of pay attention to the law (sometimes).  If I'm camping or fishing I carry any knife I want.
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Reply #6 - Jun 18th, 2019 at 9:42am
 
Kick wrote on Aug 1st, 2018 at 5:38pm:
You could always try a kukri. 34cm long blade and feels great in the hand Cheesy

Is that an authentic from Nepal? I been looking at getting one from there
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Reply #7 - Jun 19th, 2019 at 6:43pm
 
It is. I really recommend the website I got it from: Tora Blades. They are always behind schedule and you'll have to wait months for it to show up, but they are just fantastic.
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Reply #8 - Jun 20th, 2019 at 3:39pm
 
Kukri international is one i have been looking at. They are one of the 3 biggest kukri blacksmith's in the country
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Reply #9 - Yesterday at 10:26pm
 
    I did my first chore with my giant survival knife.  I chopped the twigs off of a bamboo staff.  Just that little job buggered up the edge.  My impressive looking knife is a piece of crap.  Fortunately I have others.
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Reply #10 - Today at 2:51am
 
Ah that sucks. My kukri is great but the problem I have is I SUCK at sharpening knives. Almost all mine are blunt right now so I'll need to sit down and actually try and do some proper sharpening.
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