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Knives have been an essential part of our daily carry for a long, long time. Hundreds of years before blogs talking about the concept of the EDC people were carrying belt knives for a number of reasons.
Having steel on your side gives you answers. These answers can be as benign as opening a package. They can also be the answer to real life self defense.
Understanding what type of knives are out there can make all the difference between what you carry and what you put your faith in. Having the right knife for bushcraft and the right knife for EDC is important. Though those are two separate battles to fight.
When it comes to knives you have a lot of options. We are going to look at those in the profiles below.
A small company making powerful full tang survival knives, Arthos has some beautiful wares. They feature beautiful G10 grips and the wide blade of the Arthos can get so much done. It looks like a great bushcraft knife and it is.
These knives also come with Kydex holsters that contain a small ferro rod.
Check out our review on the Arthos Fixed Blade Survival Knife:
KA-BAR is a name that anyone who enjoys a good knife knows. You might think only of the KA-BAR as an American made full tang monster of a knife.
Well, there are folding knives that aren’t made in America and they are unbelievable. They are beautiful and dirt cheap. If you are on a budget look to the folding pocket knives by KA-BAR.
Kershaw American Made
If you only buy American you need to look at the offerings by Kershaw. They have some of the most beautiful knives on the market that are made in America.
Carrying an American made Kershaw knife is like the best kind of insurance policy for your readiness.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.