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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 10:43 PM Thread Starter
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New knife?

I currently use a Buck knife 119, I believe. I am not thrilled with the blade or lack of holding, sharpening an edge. I am thinking of a Ka-Bar Mark 1. any opinions on that particular knife?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-26-2012, 06:50 AM
 
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sorry im not familiar with the Ka-Bar knives and i'm not positive but i think the 119 buck knife is fairly large.
I prefer smaller knifes in the field, bulky knifes just don't work well for me,
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Knife size

I don't know the size of your knife,but after field dressing more than 60 deer I like a 3 and 1/2 inch blade,especially when you get both hands and the knife up in the neck area to sever the windpipe and pull the organs out without cutting yourself.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-26-2012, 09:32 AM
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Bruce you are correct I own a 119 it is a 101/2 in blade I do not use it for field dressing deer way to big for that I use a Kershaw 1790 which works really good
still need to becareful with out a gut hook

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-26-2012, 04:02 PM
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I'm with BB, no experience with K-bar. After building some new knives this past year, I think I will try one of the new ones this year. They are all fixed blades.
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