Category: fixed blades

Fallkniven A1 Pro.

If you are a regular reader you might have seen the review of the iconic Fallkniven F1 a couple of months ago. The F1 is part of a range of knives – the A1, F1 and S1. The F1 is the baby of the bunch which suits a specific niche – a small but incredibly…

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Bastinelli Kalinou Karambit.

I reviewed the Fox knives folding Karambit over a year ago. It proved a very popular article with collectors, martial artists and a good deal of video gamers who emailed me with a variety of questions on Karambits. Apparently a Karambit features in a recent game which has no doubt boosted interest. I am a…

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Fallkniven F1 Pro

When I was a kid in the late 80s I asked my Dad to subscribe me to a magazine called Combat and Survival. I used to look forward to its arrival on a friday evening when Dad would bring it back from the newsagents complete with a 1/4lb of cola cubes and a stick of…

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Bushcrafting blades – Maserin 986 and Morakniv Bushcraft Survival

Bushcraft. There are many things we now take for granted in the developed world.. Heat, clean water, shelter, food. If most of us had any of those removed and were forced to fend for ourselves without shops we would probably struggle. In essence the art of bushcraft is a skill set that enables a person…

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Wilderness fixed blades.

We took a look at some rugged folding blades last week here at GnZ. In that group review I made it pretty clear that a fixed blade was the only way to go when it comes to building large shelters or breaking down decent sized firewood. Tasks such as batoning are really hard on the…

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