Ka-Bar Becker BK7 Knife 7″ Review

Ka-Bar Becker BK7 Combat Utility Fixed Blade Knife (7-Inch)

This is a great knife. While it has unfortunately taken a back seat to another recent camping knife purchase, the versatility and durability of this knife is never in question.

rub a drop of oil on either side every once in a while and you’re golden for years and years. Continue reading

ESEE 6 Fixed Blade Knife Review

ESEE Knives 6P Fixed Blade Knife

If you’ve read my other reviews on camping knives, you know well that I don’t know much about them.

For me, a camping knife needs to be just sharp enough to do camping chores and be able to baton/split wood, and maybe do some occasional hacking and maybe just enough chopping so that I can snap a branch by stepping on it. Other than that, I don’t know or care much about the type of steel used, how well it holds an edge, etc. etc. Most camping knives fit that bill… Continue reading

Winchester┬« Bowie Knife Review

Winchester® Bowie Knife

Two no frills camping trips in (yes, I’m a camping novice among novices), I’m now starting to get a feel for what I need on a camping trip and what I don’t.

As an uber novice, I made the mistake on my first trip of taking too much stuff and not using most of it. On my second trip, I got smarter, and left a bunch of the heavier tools at home. A 2.3lbs tri-fold shovel, a folding saw, and the larger of my two leatherman knives are now all left at home as i didn’t need them, nor see their value on the last two trips. Continue reading