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Gil Hibben Alaskan Survival Knife 6-7/8" Blade with Leather Sheath - GH1168

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Part Number: UCGH1168
Manufacturer: United Cutlery
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UCGH1168: Alaskan Survival Knife
United Cutlery

This knife design has been used and fully endorsed by the prestigious Alaskan Professional Hunters Association. Features a black micarta handle, stainless steel guard, pins, and a 420 stainless steel 6 7/8" blade. 12 1/2" overall length. Also includes genuine leather sheath.
Leather Sheath
Leather Sheath
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
Micarta Handles
Micarta Handles
Similar to G10, Micarta is a a compressed layered composite which instead of using fiberglass, uses fiber compounds of any type of create a strong, attractive material that is impervious to water.
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B
Los Angeles
Mar 08, 2014
Pros: Sheath/Scabbard, Weight, None
Cons: Blade Material, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness
This blade is made with a material that can easily lose it's edge after an extended period of use. The main aspects of the Knife vary between circumstance and use, as should be expected. However, it makes for a great camping/survival/outdoors knife as intended, but again it needs progressive sharpening. The size of the handle are slightly oversized for all users, but can give too much wiggle room on for the hand. As far as the sheath goes, it may be "leather," but the belt loop is rather oversized and the button clip on the inside of the sheath that secures the knife can rub against the blade. Despite all of that..it's a decently priced knife and makes for a great Outdoorsman or Survivalist.
3 out of 5
Robert K
Goshen, Ny
Feb 03, 2013
Pros: Handle Material, Weight, None
Cons: Finish, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material
Good Looking Blade
It truly is a fine looking blade and has a design that would be usefull in the field however if your tasks require a extended period of a sharp edge bring a stone along it will need to be sharpened often. For less precise tasks the weight and re curve aids in constant pressure and movement against the material, The downside to that is it's size leaving it's practical applications for smaller more precise work requiring a more manageable knife.
5 out of 5
Charles
North Carolina
Jan 25, 2013
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Great Knife
Have this knife and I tell you it makes a fine combat/survival knife. The edge holds well through abuse and the handle is perfect with those finger grooves. Great knife
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