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Knives that are put to hard use

Discussion in 'Knife Reviews & Testing' started by Silly Rabbit, Oct 21, 2018.

  1. Silly Rabbit

    Silly Rabbit Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010

    First I looked for a bark river forum, didn't see one
    Looked for a hard use thread (looked quickly) none
    So maybe this is a good repository for hard use knives, sort of real world testing

    I just cleaned this up after another couple hour long clearing session

    A2 steel, very easy to touch up
    Very tough though I did finally chip/roll the edge in a spot I heard it hit either stone or steel
    Wood, green or dead, hard or soft doesn't adversely effect edge other than expected dulling
    I only keep performers in my true use rotation, this one will stay, it will have a hard life
    Beastchopper likes this.
  2. Pilsner

    Pilsner Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 28, 2017
    Plenty of people use knives ‘hard’ here, if what you mean is doing hard work?

    These pages abound in it. There are plenty of collectors and there are plenty of users and there is plenty of crossover.
  3. deltaboy


    Jul 6, 2014
    Machetes and Razor blade knives are my only hard use knives!
  4. DB_Cruiser


    Jul 17, 2018
    My Tramontina 18" and Kelly TT cruiser have seen the most heavy use of all my bladed tools this year. Well, except for the chainsaw. But without these two, the chainsaw would be too dangerous to use. A match made in the hell where a tree's nightmares are spawned.

  5. cut it out

    cut it out

    Apr 11, 2010
    Great pic ^^^

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