Tactical knives are a crucial piece of equipment for preppers and survivalists. Knives are more than just weapons, they are tools that can be used for various survival purposes. Selecting the right knife can be a serious challenge. The debate over which knife is the best has yet to be concluded, but there are a few knives that are considered favorites among the prepper community.
Great Survival Knives
Ka-bar – The United States Marine Corps first adopted this combat knife in 1942. Traditionally, the Ka-bar has a 7 inch 1095 carbon steel clip point blade and leather-washer handle. This classic weapon and tool is known for being sturdy.
M9 Bayonet – This is another knife implemented by the United States Marine Corps. The M9 is a multi purpose knife with a 7-inch blade. It is issued with a sheath designed to double as a wire cutter.
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JUNGLAS ® (ESEE)- “Pronounced “Hoonglas” Named After the Colombian Jungla Special Operations Forces Designed For Latin American Jungle And Counter-Narcotics Operations” The overall length of a Junglas is 16.5”, with a blade length of 10.38”. All ESEE knives are made from high carbon 1095 steel. http://www.eseeknives.com/junglas.htm
Cold Steel Trail Master – This knife has a 9 1/2 “ blade made out of O-1 High Carbon Steel with a 5″ Long Kray-Ex™ handle. They are precision ground, heat-treated and Mar Tempered. This is a larger fixed knife, which is good for heavier tasks.
The list can go on and on. We want to hear your recommendations! Do any of these knives make your list? Would you suggest other knives? Tell us about it!