A Quick Guide To Buying Hunting Knives
When looking for hunting knives there are many things to consider, everything about the knives can be different and personalised to what you are looking for. You’ll have to consider what you are going to be using it for; some prefer the basic fixed knives while others prefer the knives to fold. There are arguments for both but it really comes down to personal preference.
Fixed Blade Hunting Knives Advantages:
• Very durable as no moving parts and often last much longer
• Cleaning the blade is easy
• Easier to wield is you need it quickly
Folding Blade Hunting Knives Advantages:
• Very easy to transport
• Handles usually have more features
Hunting Knives Size
The size of the hunting knives is all down to personal preference; also it would depend on what sort of hunting you’ll be doing.
You’ll have to consider the shape of the blade, there are commonly 3 different types of hunting knives. Clip points, skinning and drop point hunting knives.
Types of Hunting Knives
Drop point blades are possibly the most common; they are common because of the functionality of them. They can be used for skinning and general use around the camp.
Clip point hunting knives are mainly for the heavy duty cutting, they are mainly used to woodworking around the camp due to the blade size they are more durable..
Hunting knife handles
The handle plays a major part is whether or not a blade is right for you, often hunting knives can tick all the boxes but when it comes to how it fits in your hand it falls short. The material and fit are crucial to get the perfect knife for you.
Would it be better for you to get a fixed blade or a folding blade? To really find the perfect knife you’ll have to really think about what you need it for and then decide.
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