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Show your SHTF knife

Discussion in 'Knives & Other Discussion' started by mobil890, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. mobil890

    mobil890 Vancouver Area Member

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    OK so we have all seen the guns for this subject so lets see your SHTF knife. We all know that a good knife is just as important as a good gun so let me see what you would bring to the game. Mine is the Western W49, its big and badaxx in any situation. DSCF1242.jpg

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  2. JackThompson

    JackThompson Valley of the Demons Well-Known Member

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    I saw a nice Winchester knife at Wholesale Sports that looks like that one. This ones only $26 so it's probably not the highest quality, but it's within my budget.
     
  3. theguncrank

    theguncrank Columbia County Active Member

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  4. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    The all purpose.

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  5. Sun195

    Sun195 Pugetropolis, WA Well-Known Member

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    Probably this:

    SAK Climber

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  6. mobil890

    mobil890 Vancouver Area Member

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    Thats a good looking knife:rolleyes:
     
  7. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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  8. mobil890

    mobil890 Vancouver Area Member

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    After several days of pondering the question again I decided that one isn't enough. How could I choose just one any way. Here are a few I would grab.

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  9. JackFrost

    JackFrost Central Oregon Active Member

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    Here is my SHTF knife. Ontario RTAKII, It was spensive:(, close to $90 but I am hoping that it is big enough to do everything I need it to do and hold up nicely. They have excellent reviews online and the few other Ontario knives I own I have been impressed with so far!:thumbup:
     
  10. Levi

    Levi Portland Oregon Member

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    In my ohbubblegumbag I have a leatherman mut and that gerber knife endorsed by that Limey bear that has the magnesium fire starter snd sharpening stone. In my pocket I always carry either a zt 300 or my kershaw blur that thing is a workhorse best knife I've ever had! Oh and on my belt is almost always a leatherman of sorts
     
  11. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    I cannot consider one knife for SHTF.. one can be a camp beater, one a deer skinner, one a fighter but not really all in one if you want optimal. Yes I have about 100 knives and swords, not to mention pikes, spears and pole axes

    If I had to choose two one would be the cheap Pakastani bowie and the other would be a Junglee Hattori Fighter or better. But an Ontario machete would be primary
     
  12. netsecsys

    netsecsys near: Bellingham, WA Active Member

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    Got one of these (too lazy to take a pic so I'll link to one on the net):

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  13. 4Freedom

    4Freedom Boise, Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Here's mine.. I use to carry one around with me when I was in West Africa.. They are not only used for cutting bananas...

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  14. jp1985

    jp1985 Linn County, Oregon Active Member

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    Mine is the no longer produced Red Scropion Six WSK. Its an awesome all around good SHTF knife

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  15. Sun195

    Sun195 Pugetropolis, WA Well-Known Member

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    Plus 1 for the machete suggestions, although I'd also be comfortable with a good, sharp axe or tomahawk in the woods.
     
  16. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    I like that.Been looking at a few different brands.
    But that's kinda cute saying $90 is an expensive knife. Wish I would keep that in mind when I knife shop.
     
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    slightly disturbed Oregon City Active Member

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    Marine issue OKC 3S made by the Ontario Knife Company
     
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  18. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Ontario USGI mil spec machete.. I prefer the 18 inch because they are much better at taking down trees (I have done so in a pinch when they were blocking a 4 x 4 path) but I have a few 12 inchers too. Lethal weapons and great all around tools

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  19. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    There is a blade torture site with vids where $400 knives have failed and the $20 Cold Steel Kukri (basically heat treated sheet metal) survived to the end. Surprised the heck out of me
     
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  20. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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