I really like the Gerber Freeman Guide Folding Knife a lot! I was surprised because at it’s price point (less than $20) I expected to be underwhelmed. Gerber Knives can be hit or miss – they have some great designs like the Bear Grylls Knife and even some of the best tactical knives and Gerber multitools used by Special Forces units,, but this folding pocket knife is very sturdy, rugged and hefty.
The Bear Grylls Knife is a rugged performer and reasonably priced. It is available in the plain edge as reviewed here or in a serrated version. I expect them both to perform equally and base my review solely on my personal preference for a straight edge over the serrated version.
Description of the Bear Grylls Knife
I prefer a non-serrated Survival Knife
simply because I like to be able to sharpen my blades quickly in the field with minimal equipment – I also like to be able to employ a leather strop
easily, which is much more difficult with a serrated edge. I just simply prefer an edge that goes all the way from the tip to the hilt. Continue reading
The Emerson CQC 7 Wave tactical folding knife is a rugged action knife with the Wave opening feature that is unique to Emerson knives and allows one-handed opening as it’s drawn from the pocket.
Emerson Knives - Super CQC-7 Wave Linerlock Knife with Black Finish Plain Tanto Blade: Model EK-362. 5 3/8" closed linerlock. Black-T coated 154CM premium steel standard edge chisel ground tanto blade with radial thumb lug. Black G-10 composite handles with lanyard hole and stainless pocket clip. Made in the USA.