When you're lost in the jungle or battling the elements, there's only one thing you should have in your hand: a survival knife. Survival knives not only act as durable tools to cut down branches or skin animals but they can also be the difference between life and death. And if you're trusting your life with one of these knives, it's important to have the best. At Knife Depot, we have a huge selection of quality survival knives you can trust in any situation. We have everything from carbon steel serrated blades to durable handles with survival kits inside.
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I own several Schrade products, from both the original American company as well as the Taylor Brands versions. All have been great quality. I first saw this on PreparedMind101's youtube page and was hooked as soon as I saw it. When I saw that they were available on here I jumped. Overall I will say that the knife looks and feels just as I imagined it would. It is exactly what I was looking for. I can't afford the Survive Knives GSO 7/7 which is very similar in blade design. This is the perfect alternative. Firstly, Knife Depot was awesome. I placed the order super easily and selected regular ground shipping. Once checked out, the shipping estimate was for 3-3 weeks and delivery date around 11/22/14. I received a tracking number the next day after placing my order and then a notification that it shipped the following day. 3 days later it was in my mail box. AWESOME! I am extremely happy with Knife Depot for their quick shipping. Under promise and over deliver. Can't say enough. My only complaint is with the actual knife. The tip was bent when I took it out of the box. I'm sure I could just send it back and get a replacement but instead I used some pliers to slowly bend it back and then reprofiled the edge of the tip with a stone. It's not perfect but it's close enough I guess. Other than this small issue, the knife is exactly as I expected. If the tip was straight it would have been 5 stars. The sheath is just as cheap as I knew it would be. Not horrible but not great either. (what more could you want for $35?) Also, the sharpening block and fire steel make it a great value. Once I finish reprofiling the knife, take the coating off and buy a new sheath I will have the perfect package. May even get some micarta scales once they become available. Overall, 4 out of 5 because of the defect. Otherwise it is an incredible value for a chunk of 1095 this size.
Quality beyond compare excellent addition to my collection.
Exceptional knife, one of my favorites.
It's was a good knife the sheath wasn't too bad as long as had all the way in it was good, downside being it broke at the handle. Would I get this knife again probably not I would prefer a more thicker knife.
I tried to get the blade to loosen, by applying pressure from four sides . It stayed straight . I don't recommend chopping down a tree with it . But I believe you could field dress a deer. Could go to your door to greet some unwanted guest? But I'm not suggesting it, but it is a scary looking weapon.
The knife is a Copey,But built well, compass work well. I measured inside the handle and found a 3/4 inch peace of steel holding the guard. The peace of steal is 3/4 by 1/4 inch up in the 1/2 "steal insert. In my opinion the knife is a keep sake. But I believe you could gut a dear with it or let your wife cut up steaks and chicken, But I am going to build a glass case for it, and hang on wall, the knife came in perfect condition.
I purchased this item because I liked the way it looked in the infomercial. I wasn't disappointed. This is a heavy, beefy knife that came with a very keen edge. I have heard complaints about the sheath that came with this knife, but other than to say my personal preference in sheath material is kydex, I have no complaints. I really like the gimping on this knife as it aids in control for fine tasks. I haven't a chance to take this knife into the field yet,so it's reliability is unproven.Otherwise,I would given it a full five stars.
Well I was in the market for a good made in America fixed blade knife when I came upon this one. This knife came dull which is not a problem because you should know how to sharpen a knife anyway. Anyway, I had it with me when I was guiding my girlfriend deer hunting. She ended up getting a nice buck and I got to do all the field dressing. I have owned a lot of knives and cleaned a lot of deer. I always own American knives and try to get ones with lifetime warranties. Well long story shorter, I gutted, skinned, and quartered out her deer with my new okc.... And I never sharpened it once throughout the processing! I was astonished it was still sharp after skinning the buck and to my amazement it was sharp after I quartered him out too! Not as sharp as when I began but still not dull. Plus I split his pelvic bone right after gutting him. I have never used or owed a knife that held an edge like this one. The handle is now a deep earthy red and I leather oiled the sheath. I couldn't be happier. Best knife money I have spent.
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