Gerber’s Nifty Little Shovel

Recently I was updating my emergency preparedness equipment and decided to buy another small shovel for my Jeep. I have one of the excellent Glock (yes, same company) shovels, but decided to do a little research.

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The Kukri

Mankind has been depending on cutting edges from the very beginning of time. Early blades were probably sharpened bone and then later sharp obsidian and other volcanic rock. When the Iron Age rolled into steel making the knife truly came into its own. Every culture developed its own designs to meet specific purposes. Even here in America, Jim Bowie’s famous knife design is still one of the most popular of fighting knives.
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