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Choice in Knives ?

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Unread 03-01-2012, 08:30 PM
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Re: Choice in Knives ?

Here is a picture of the two of them, both come with a razor sharp edge from the factory and hold them pretty good too
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    Unread 03-01-2012, 09:14 PM
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    Re: Choice in Knives ?

    Buck Alpha...any fixed blade buck. No gut hook for skinning. For caping the Havalon is tough to beat.
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    Unread 03-03-2012, 08:02 PM
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    Knives of Alaska for me. I'm amazed at how much I can do with my Cub Bear caper. The ergonomics are great and it holds an edge like you wouldn't believe. I wear it on my belt all season,regardless of where I'm huntng,and don't fell the least bit compromised.
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    Buck Vanguard with rubber handle, and, Cold Steel VG10 Bird & Trout, both in the "field dressing" stuff sack. Folding Buck 110 in the "survival" stuff sack. 6" filet knife, 6" boning knife, and a diamond steel at camp for final processing.
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    Unread 03-06-2012, 04:01 PM
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    Re: Choice in Knives ?

    No gut hook, nothing fancy (Morseth 91M1-5) just sharp, strong & safe.
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    Unread 03-08-2012, 05:55 PM
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    Wood gripped folding Buck, just a standard blade, shaving sharp, stainless. My 33 year old daughter bought for me when she was 10 years old, and I've used it ever since.

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    Unread 03-20-2012, 12:55 PM
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    Someone gave me an Outdoor Edge Flip N Blaze as a gift last year. At first I thought I might return it but the more I looked it over the better I liked it. Now it'd be the last knife I'd get rid of. It's extremely sharp, grips great, and I love the caping blade because you can sharpen it easily, which in my mind makes it better than the guthooks, which I have used and liked just fine. Haven't tried Havalon or Knives of Alaska but I see high praise for them on here. May just have to check them out.
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