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A fixed blade knife, fixed knives, straight blade knife and straight knives, sometimes called sheath knives, do not fold or slide, and are usually stronger than folding knives due to the tang and lack of moving parts.

Knife blades can be made from a variety of materials. Carbon steel can be very sharp and hold its edge well, and remains easy to re-sharpen, but is vulnerable to rust and stains. Stainless steel may not able to take quite as sharp an edge as carbon steel, but is highly resistant to corrosion. High carbon, stainless steel is intended to incorporate the better attributes of both. Laminate blades use multiple metals to create layers, combining the attributes of both also. Pattern-welding layers different steel types to create patterns in the steel. Titanium has a better strength-to-weight ratio, is more wear resistant, and more flexible than steel, but less hard and unable to take as sharp an edge. Ceramic blades are hard, brittle, and lightweight: they can maintain a sharp edge for years with no maintenance, but are fragile. They are immune to common corrosion.

Handle material can also vary greatly and includes many types of wood, antler, bone, horn and synthetics like acrylic and G-10. Sheaths are usually Kydex or leather.

Fixed blades, fixed knives, straight blade knife, straight knives play a significant role in some cultures through ritual and superstition. Knife symbols can be found in various cultures and were included burial rites, so the dead would not be defenseless in the next world. A common belief is that if a knife is given as a gift, the relationship of the giver and recipient is severed. An item of value, as little as a penny, is exchanged for the gift, rendering "payment" thus completing the transaction and saving the relationship. 

There are many styles to choose from in this section and many uses including combat, camping, self defense, survival, hunting, diving, and bushcraft. It’s not unusual to have one around for EDC carry for utility purposes as well. Some of the most popular styles are the bowie, bayonet, machete, karambit, wakizashi and tanto.

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ACC Sambar Stag Crown Bowie Rough Forged Finish

#404481
This Sambar Stag Crown Bowie has a full tang 9cr14MoV stainless steel blade and is hand-made in the USA in our shop in GA. Comes sharp and includes a leather sheath.
$179.95

Damascus Bone Hunter

#404449
This hunter knife has a full profile tang Damascus steel blade. The dark wood and genuine bone scales have solid brass rivets and spacers.
$35.95

Damascus Turquoise Skinner

#404448
This attractive skinner knife has a full tang Damascus steel blade with darkened wood and turquoise scales and solid brass rivets and spacer.
$24.95

Railroad Spike Clip Point

#404453
This 1065 steel knife has a rough forged finish with one-piece construction. No loose parts, just a fully functional, interesting knife that gets attention.
$18.95

Railroad Spike Cleaver

#404456
This 1065 steel knife has a rough forged finish with one-piece construction. No loose parts, just a fully functional, interesting knife that gets attention.
$26.95

Roper Stacked Leather Hunter

#404457
This beauty has a stacked leather handle with stainless steel accents and ebony stained wood. Perfect for field dressing or other cutting chores, it has a 8CR13MOV stainless steel blade.
$24.95

Copper Age Knife

#404438
This Copper Age Knife was inspired by a knife found with the "Iceman". Made with a few modern updates, it has a copper wire wrap and leather neck sheath.
$49.95

Nordic Mora Fixed Blade Knife

#404364
This knife features a tough X46Cr13 high-grade stainless steel blade and famous Scandinavian style bevel for a keen edge. Solid brass guard. The handle is bone and Sissoo. Overall 8 inches.
$69.95

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Review of: Damascus Fighter

Nothings unusable about it. Looka cool too!
Reviewed by: David, May 09, 2021

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Reviewed by: Mikhail, August 03, 2020