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#6493999 - 10/13/16 01:36 PM What are you using in the field
Noble Savage Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 10/09/16
Posts: 8
Loc: Texas
I have a Buck Vanguard (fixed blade) that I've been using to process animals but I just don't feel like it's doing the job I need it to do. I feel it's too big to safely use when you're in the cavity of animal. Curious what others are using.
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#6494063 - 10/13/16 02:19 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
ZK-315 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 1560
Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.

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#6494105 - 10/13/16 02:47 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
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Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/19/11
Posts: 1656
Loc: CO
Havalon knives like the piranta edge or baracuta blaze are really hard to beat for the money.

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#6494106 - 10/13/16 02:49 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
HoldPoint Offline


Registered: 07/06/09
Posts: 1708
Loc: Plano, TX
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#6494107 - 10/13/16 02:49 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
Bmnloader Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/25/14
Posts: 295
Loc: DFW, Cisco
I've got a K-Bar that I got when I was 7. Still holds an edge.
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#6494525 - 10/13/16 08:50 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
GPS Offline
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Registered: 11/04/07
Posts: 939
Loc: Flower Mound
If I am feeling nostalgic I will use my wife's grandfather Old Timer. I have several Buck knives, all work well. This summer I bought a custom built Damascus blade at the Texas Trophy Hunter Show, I'm looking forward to using it this season.
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#6494543 - 10/13/16 09:03 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
Erny Offline
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Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 1583
Loc: Smith County
Use a 35 year old sharade 3 inch fixed blade knife. I have recently purchased a knives of Alaska knife that is similar in size and shape, but just enjoy having that old scharade with me. I bet it's cleaned over 100 big game animals.

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#6494569 - 10/13/16 09:23 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
Wilhunt Offline
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Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 2340
Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
Have many knives that I have used over the years. Right now I am using an old knife I picked up in a antique store. No brand name but strong steel and holds a edge very well.

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#6494583 - 10/13/16 09:30 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
Stratgolfer Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/15/13
Posts: 448
I went with the Havalon last year.
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#6494680 - 10/13/16 11:03 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
Growley Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/26/10
Posts: 235
Loc: Aledo, TX
Havalon

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#6494681 - 10/13/16 11:04 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
Sirrah243 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/09
Posts: 1832
Loc: Llano County TX
An Old Timer that I've had since I was 18 yrs old and a Moore Maker


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#6494761 - 10/14/16 05:30 AM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
Dave Davidson Offline
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Registered: 06/24/06
Posts: 4286
Loc: Hurst, Tx
I seldom have to do it. I have 3 or 4 teens that hunt my land. On the occasions where I shoot a deer, I just tell them where it is and it's soon packed in a cooler. They all carry knives that I've cobbled together.
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#6494815 - 10/14/16 06:54 AM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
hetman Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/15/15
Posts: 1694
Loc: Addison Tx
I have been using a knife designed by Jerry Fisk:

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#6495975 - 10/14/16 09:49 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
7x57 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 10/28/15
Posts: 580
Loc: Laredo, TX
Knives of Alaska Light Hunter Combo is what I have in my bag, but have been looking for something new for an EDC knife. They hold a good edge and are easy to clean. The guthook is a really nice feature and it has been helping me with my tail splitting on my furs way more than I thought it would, just zips down them like butter.

http://www.knivesofalaska.com/item.asp?id=54

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#6495981 - 10/14/16 09:53 PM Re: What are you using in the field [Re: Noble Savage]
Navasot Offline
Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 25956
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Been using Buck knifes for years but Iv cleaned deer with a box cutter too
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