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Old 03-10-2012, 11:23 PM   #21
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I used to have a Gerber BMF. I loved that thing. Got my car broke into in San Antonio, Tx. Some other guy has it now. I have a K-Bar combat knife now. Its very nice.
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Old 03-11-2012, 01:10 AM   #22
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Some Gerbers are very good, some are absolute junk. None are what they used to be IMO since they started selling them at Wal-Mart. I hate to say that the American made ones are the worst.

The M-9 is garbage stainless -- it is NOT a knife but is a pointy prybar. It is BARELY sharpenable and does not hold an edge. The new M-10 bayo at least is 1095 Carbon Steel. Upgrade!
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I'm a big fan of ESEE knives. And they're made in the US.
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Myke Hawke makes a good one.

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Thanks for all the suggestions guys. I'll be carrying a good hatchet, so I'm thinking of a 5 or 6 inch blade. So far I'm liking a Ka-Bar Becker or maybe one of the Ka-Bar combat models.
What do you guys think about Gerber?
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Here ya go: Best survival tool on the market....
I have that lol
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I'm a big fan of ESEE knives. And they're made in the US.
That's what you want! They make an excellent knife. Tops makes great knives too. Tom Brown tracker knifes are a true "survival" knives.
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Personally I have a folding Kershaw 1605 that I carry every day. I also have a bunch of other knives that I am selling off. Some are mentioned in earlier posts.
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I have tried to use one of these without much success. I use machetes very often and the Woodsman's Pal doesn't work for much of what I can use a machete for.
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