The Roach Belly does well as a skinner. But when butchering it doesn't take a lot of contact with bone to lose its edge. I skinned two deer with the roach belly without sharpening it. But when deboning hindquarters it needed sharpening after each hindquarter. Not a full sharpening but it did need a good touch up to strip the pelvic bone easily.
"I do not aim with my hand; I aim with my eye. He who aims with his hand has forgotten the face of his father.
I do not shoot with my hand; I shoot with my mind. He who shoots with his hand has forgotten the face of his father.
I do not kill with my gun; I kill with my heart. He who kills with his gun has forgotten the face of his father."
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