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Old 01-18-2013, 08:53 PM   #21
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If you need a weapon, don't use a tomahawk, it's ineffective, bring a gun
Up close and personal and quiet killing-knife or tomahawk is better. I think that's the point he's trying to make mon ami.
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Up close and personal and quiet killing-knife or tomahawk is better. I think that's the point he's trying to make mon ami.
You have a point there
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I agree with Mosin the Woodsmans Pal is far more versatile than a machete!

http://www.amazon.com/Woodmans-Pal-PT-481-12-Classic/dp/B0009DV5SE

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I suspect we may be on different frequencies here I am considering the the original question what would be more versatile?
Many seem to be considering only the weapon side of this question, if I have to build shelter make camp fires butcher deer or moose like Mosin said the Woodmans_Pal hands down!!

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I suspect we may be on different frequencies here I am considering the the original question what would be more versatile?
Many seem to be considering only the weapon side of this question, if I have to build shelter make camp fires butcher deer or moose like Mosin said the Woodmans_Pal hands down!!
For them things the woodsmen is a good deal. My only problem w em is how bulky they are to carry around. My Hawk isn't that bulky and I have a Bowie on my pack already that's big/heavy enough to fall under a machetes uses.
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For them things the woodsmen is a good deal. My only problem w em is how bulky they are to carry around. My Hawk isn't that bulky and I have a Bowie on my pack already that's big/heavy enough to fall under a machetes uses.
Well I guess this why we have vanilla and chocolate in my world the aint gonna be no knife/machete fighting as long as there is one bullet left in the chamber
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Well I guess this why we have vanilla and chocolate in my world the aint gonna be no knife/machete fighting as long as there is one bullet left in the chamber
Ya I see that point. Bit if it comes down to silent work a blade makes ALOT less noise
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It all depends on what you are doing. My hatchet is over 40 years old and I bought it new. It is compact and can be used as a hammer if you need to drive a stake. You can also hit the hammer side with a rock to break a joint. You cut down a sapling with either but the hatchet is not as bulky as a big machete. It makes an excellent survival tool. If you need to clear brush, the machete wins. Neither one is going to replace your knives.

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Man... If you guys really think you're going to be in a situation that requires using an edged weapon to "silently off people", then I'd get a foldable shovel.

If **** got that bad, I'd probably be building punji pits, or digging my own grave...

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Man... If you guys really think you're going to be in a situation that requires using an edged weapon to "silently off people", then I'd get a foldable shovel.

If **** got that bad, I'd probably be building punji pits, or digging my own grave...
It will get that bad. It IS that bad bc guerrilla warfire is rampant in any situation where people are fighting in any scale of any size. People who are good at it will survive best while those who can't do it become maybes. Want proof of that just look at Seals, Berets, Indians, and the VC.
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