GUN Choosing a hunting knife

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  1. Furner

    Furner New Member

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    Im going for a benchmade 105 Rant series, just dont know if I want the 10500 Rant Bowie 3.95" blade or the 10505 Rant DPT 4.48" blade.

    Same price on either, $45 shipped. Help me out here.
    Or suggest something else if you think these are total shit.
    Thanks

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    ah anyways i got the bowie, its a little shorter, but this isnt a tactical knife, so i really dont need the extra length, and the leather sheath is nice.
     
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    where are you getting them from?
     
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    I considered them too but I dont like the blade design, neither of them are designed for hunting so they dont have that deep of a belly on them so they wouldnt be good for skinning. I'd reccomend something like a Cold Steel Master Hunter with Carbon V steel, Pendelton Hunter, or something from the Marble's Classic Series like an Ideal Hunting Knife, Woodcraft, etc. A semi-new brand out is Bark River Knife & Tool. The guy behind them turned Marbles knives around and then left to pursue his own business; he makes excellent knives. Last but not least is the Fallkniven F1, a swedish military knife that hunters love.

    Coldsteel: http://www.coldsteel.com/hun.html
    Marbles: http://www.marblesoutdoors.com/cutlery/classic.html
    BRK&T: http://www.barkriverknifetool.com/
    Fallkniven: http://www.fallkniven.com/a1f1/f1_en.htm
     
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    Galyans. Its basically just something to have in the woods. Most of my knives are expensive pocket folders, and I dont want to dick them up or lose them in the woods.
     
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    those swedish knives look forkin sweet!
     

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