Bring up the topic of what makes the best survival and/or hunting knife, and you will get opinions! But the survival knife topic begs to be explored. Of all the tools needed to ensure your survival in an emergency wilderness situation, a good knife would have to be ranked number one. So let the debate begin!
Monday, February 21, 2011
Axe or Saw? Which is the Best Survival Tool?
Axe or saw? Which one will be the best choice for your survival kit?
We'll assume you already have the survival knife and basic Ten Essentials, and are assembling the rest of the tools needed for a portable survival kit. Do you need to add a hatchet, axe or a saw?
Some might call this collection a "Bug Out Bag," or something along those lines. Or you may be a backpacker, hunter or fisherman who needs a light, easy-to-carry wood cutting device.
A hunter may be looking for a tool that can cut wood and that will also be useful in quartering and field dressing a big game animal. Choice of tools is important, because there isn't much space, and you need to keep the weight down.