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#5498464 - 12/24/14 07:52 PM Best thin gut knife
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So as I posted in another thread I went on my first deer hunt and as God would have it I got my first doe. The one thing I realized was I need a good sharp thin knife for the well you know, rectal area gutting. I have a big buck knife that did great everywhere else.

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#5498590 - 12/24/14 09:06 PM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Nick1]
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Break the pelvic bone with your buck knife, step on both legs and pull up on the tail. After that everything will pull out smoothly. Don't overthink gutting a deer. Watch someone who has gutted hundreds and you can be through in 2 minutes and only get your fingertips bloody.

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#5500134 - 12/26/14 06:38 AM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Nick1]
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Limb loppers for all bone.
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#5500171 - 12/26/14 07:33 AM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Dave Davidson]
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I don't use a knife on any bones only a saw.

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#5503536 - 12/27/14 11:13 PM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Nick1]
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I admit that I can't be finished in two minutes and only get my fingertips dirty, but I don't use a saw, I don't break the pelvis or any other bones, and I only use loppers to remove the legs a little more quickly and to sever the vertebrae when removing the head. A sharp knife with a 4" blade will do everything you need, including removing the hindquarters at the ball of the joint.
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#5508407 - 12/30/14 10:39 AM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Nick1]
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Knives of Alaska bear cub

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#5508486 - 12/30/14 11:14 AM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Nick1]
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I got a bird and trout knife from Jason Fry on here and it is an awesome knife, very thin and very light. Works great for that part.

Walter

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#5516605 - 01/02/15 11:24 PM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Nick1]
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Outdoor edge replaceable blade or the regular swing blade. , you're welcome

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#5516901 - 01/03/15 08:32 AM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Nick1]
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A fillet knife is excellent to remove everything from the pelvic area. I used one of them replaceable blade knives this past weekend, it did a great job.
I also tend to separate the bones at a joint, I never have to cut or break a bone. I used loppers for a while but the sharp bones would poke through bags.
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#5517471 - 01/03/15 03:41 PM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Outdoor edge replaceable blade or the regular swing blade. , you're welcome


Bought a swing blade and it's all I use now. Might try the replaceable blade one down the road.
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#5529207 - 01/08/15 09:49 PM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Nick1]
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Havalon works great for precision cutting and limb loopers/sawzall for getting through the pelvic bone.
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#5576035 - 02/01/15 05:46 AM Re: Best thin gut knife [Re: Nick1]
Theblakester Offline
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Edited by Theblakester (02/01/15 05:48 AM)
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