What Is The Best Pocket Knife?

Also known as a folding knife or jack-knife, the key characteristic of a pocket knife is that it should be highly portable and able to fit in, wait for it, yes a pocket. When closed they can be carried around safely.  Its a generic term that groups together a couple of different pocket knife types which we describe in more detail below.

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Main types of “pocket” knife

Simple Pocket Knife

The simplest pocket knives have a pivoted folding blade that is held in place either by a spring, a tensioning screw.  Note: these should not be considered locking knives and should be avoided for all but the lightest tasks. Most have one blade.

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What Is The Best Survival Knife?

There are hundreds of different survival knives on the market: spear points, trailing swage, double edged, drop point, tanto blade, deep belly, hollow grind.  Whatever knife you decide to choose, there are a number of quality characteristics you should look for.

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The World Famous Swiss Army Knife

Swiss Army knives took the world by storm a few decades ago. They were so popular, and so useful that the term ” Swiss Army knife” is now applied to describe all sorts of collections of useful items. And not just tools like the original Swiss Army Knife.

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I’d Like A Tea Stick On My Army Knife

Let’s get one thing out of the way first.  I’m not a tea snob.  I do know that tea tastes better when it is brewed from fresh loose leaves.  I realize that to get the best taste, the leaves need room to unfurl as the steep.  And I know that tea bags are often filled with stale, low quality leaf dust that bears little of the nuance and deep flavor of the whole leaf.  BUT I am also a fan of keeping things simple.

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