What knife is in your bugout pack?

Eliteone2383

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Trying to decide on a knife for my bugout pack. My Dad bought me bugout kit but some of the stuff including the knife needs to be replaced with something decent. Was looking at the benchmade bugout, the 940, and the freek. Pack is small so can't do a fixed blade even though I'm sure a fixed would probably be more practical. Suggestions?
 

Mr. Tettnanger

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ESEE Junglas with a multi-tool attached.

If it comes down to me needing a "bug-out" pack/bag.......I want to have something worthwhile for survival and personal protection.
 
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I also don't have a bugout bag, but a get home bag. I live at my bugout location. :) I keep a 14C28N full tang orange Ruike Hornet in my EDC backpack, a Spirit multitool, a small Knipex cobra, a first aid kit (with tourniquet and Israeli bandage) and other essentials in it.
I have a Ruike Hussar 14C28N folder I could use instead, but I would still suggest a fixed blade even if just a small one.
 

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Mora on the outside, a SA or multi tool on the inside, the idea is they may not be perfect but better than nothing, and will get things done. A jack of all trades.
 

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ESEE Junglas with a multi-tool attached.

If it comes down to me needing a "bug-out" pack/bag.......I want to have something worthwhile for survival and personal protection.

I always have a knife on me that fits those parameters. The knives in my big out bags are for family members and for trading.

I see myself bugging in and hunkering down more than bugging out. But you never know do you?
 
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Bug out was all the fashion. Now I subscribe to staying home and getting a good buzz going till it settles down. I have much more at home to keep us alive than randomly trying to flee. I have camping packs set because I hate taking everything out after a trip, so I guess those would go with if needed.

Op, you must have tools in a pack. Multitool for sure, and you can get a small fixed blade like Izula 2, same size as a folder.
 

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Victorinox Huntsman for the saw, can replace with other models with a saw.
Small fixed blade, maybe a BR or Essee. White rivers are great too.

If you're set on folders,
Mini bugout, mini 940, delica, too many choices.
 

Eliteone2383

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Victorinox Huntsman for the saw, can replace with other models with a saw.
Small fixed blade, maybe a BR or Essee. White rivers are great too.

If you're set on folders,
Mini bugout, mini 940, delica, too many choices.
I'm good on a fixed blade.
 
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ESEE 3 or 4 on the outside and a Leatherman SuperTool 300 or Rebar on the inside.
 

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Why would I need a bug out bag and to be prepared for anything? I was under the impression from a previous thread that we don't need fancy-schmancy training and should just rely on our human ingenuity to survive. Why not just pick up a rock and think ;)

I dont keep a bug out bag. Im not going to bug out anywhere. I plan on hunkering if there is an issue. If I do have to head for the hills, my hills are a fully stocked cabin within an hours drive. I have an emergency pack in my truck, though. Lighter, small med kit, back up power bank, about $60 in small bills, flashlight, cheap ruger single stack 9mm with extra magazine, and an old Leatherman ST300.

This set up isn't for escaping some imagined survival situation and more for an unfortunate breakdown along the road. I figure that a handful of items would allow me to fix something, illuminate something, defend against something, or barter for something. Beyond that, I'm hosed, I guess. The only thing I have ever needed it for, so far, is a for a couple bandaids when I got a boo boo on the jobsite.
 

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Why would I need a bug out bag and to be prepared for anything? I was under the impression from a previous thread that we don't need fancy-schmancy training and should just rely on our human ingenuity to survive. Why not just pick up a rock and think ;)

I dont keep a bug out bag. Im not going to bug out anywhere. I plan on hunkering if there is an issue. If I do have to head for the hills, my hills are a fully stocked cabin within an hours drive. I have an emergency pack in my truck, though. Lighter, small med kit, back up power bank, about $60 in small bills, flashlight, cheap ruger single stack 9mm with extra magazine, and an old Leatherman ST300.

This set up isn't for escaping some imagined survival situation and more for an unfortunate breakdown along the road. I figure that a handful of items would allow me to fix something, illuminate something, defend against something, or barter for something. Beyond that, I'm hosed, I guess. The only thing I have ever needed it for, so far, is a for a couple bandaids when I got a boo boo on the jobsite.
Families got a old farm surrounded by 4000 acres of woods if not more. In a shtf situation I'll be ok. All my packs have fixed blades flashlights band aids, magazines etc. Figured a folder wouldn't hurt to have in mine.
 
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