Shooter's Bible Guide to Knives: A Complete Guide to Hunting by Roger Eckstine

By Roger Eckstine

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Shooter's Bible Guide to Knives: A Complete Guide to Hunting Knives, Survival Knives, Folding Knives, Skinning Knives, Sharpeners, and More

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Once opened the stud locks into a notch on the upper ridge of the handle. Since the locking mechanism is exposed, it is not only decorative but easily accessible from either the right or left side of the knife. The Sabenza is not only another Chris Reeve product, but he in fact lays claim to its frame-lock design. The frame-lock knife does away with bolster and scales. One side of the frame is cut and tensioned against the end of the blade. When the blade is rotated to its fully open position, the support side falls into a notch, locking the blade in place.

Aside from retention, a current trend is to attach a braided cluster of cord to the lanyard hole for the purpose of storing a significant length of emergency rope in a small space. The lanyard can also serve as a pull handle for deployment from the sheath. Whether or not a knife is constructed with a half-tang or full-tang design, the top ridge of the handle will commonly present an index point for the thumb. Some knives will feature a raised section ahead of the grip area on the bare spine itself or the index point will bridge both the blade and handle areas.

There are fixed-blade knives and there are folding-blade knives. The fixed-blade knife can be traced back to prehistoric times, while the first evidence of folding knives leads us to believe they existed as far back as 500 BC to 600 BC. In our discussion of knife anatomy (“the separating or dividing into parts for detailed examination,” definition number 6, Webster's New College Dictionary), let's begin with the older of the two designs: the fixed-blade knife. The two most prevalent fixed-blade designs available today are the half-tang design and the full-tang design.

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