Trail Safety and a KaBar

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  1. Timex

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    Motivated by the "Bolt Knife a Go" post, I took care of a knee high stump, obscured by branches on a trail used by children and adults today. I used a modern KaBar, and a chain saw. The KaBar easily and safely removed the finger to thumb sized branches; however, the stump was too much for my folding saw. Then we placed a visible, protective cap on an exposed pipe in the same area. I recall one of my older sisters running into something similar when we were kids. She ended up with stitches and a sore knee for the rest of her life. One vote for an often misunderstood military/general purpose knife. IMG_0012.JPG IMG_0013.JPG IMG_0014.JPG
    Apologies if this was posted in the wrong forum.
     
  2. woodsmanjohn

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    Nice job timex that is a good thing to do. I didn't know Cold steel was making a Kbar style knife. I must have missed that. At least not that close a copy anyways.
     
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    Nice job! Thanks for keeping the trail safe!
     
  4. Timex

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    It is called the Leatherneck SF. It was $48.00 to my door. There are some good reviews on it which explain the differences better than I can. My KABAR from the "day" rests in a foot locker.
     
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    I am sure you know the deal-a lot of broken glass, syringes, condoms, booze, etc. Trying to flood the trail with responsible users.
     
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    Good job!

    Thanks!
     
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    I'm so glad 98% of the time I bushcraft on private ground !
     
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    Fortunately, I live very close to the National Forest. I am trying to prevent this little connecting trail from going to the dark side.
     
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    I like the KBar, only I want one with a full tang. Anyone making one like that?
     
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