Need advice

Discussion in 'Knife and Blade Forum' started by planosteve, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. planosteve

    planosteve Lifetime Supporter

    Want to get a good general purpose knife for my bug out vest. I am leaning towards a Ka-bar short classic. Due to state law blade cannot be longer than 5.5 inches. I like the leather grip and classic look. The reviews are good, so what do you all think?
  2. Rerun

    Rerun Member

    I've enjoyed the Ka-Bars I've owned over the last five decades. They are my go to knives for every outdoor camping, hunting, and fishing event.

    And, the 7 inch model is almost as good a thrower as my Mauser bayonet was.


  3. lklawson

    lklawson Staff Member

    They're generally pretty good. The quality is there and if the style appeals to you, then that's bonus points.

    You may have to do a little sharpening. IMS, the "working edge" they come with is more of a Camp Knife edge. You probably wont' be skinning any squirrels with it.

    Peace favor your sword,
  4. planosteve

    planosteve Lifetime Supporter

    Sharpening is no problem. Can do that on a lazy afternoon.