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Practical Prepping Podcast Episode # 82
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In this episode we are talking with Jim Curtis, from Jim Curtis Knives. Jim is a American custom knife maker from Central Alabama. Jim built the beautiful knife that Krista commissioned for Mark as a Christmas gift, which he proudly carries daily.
Jim shares a lot of information that will help us understand more about choosing and caring for our knives.
In this episode we discuss:
- Differences in EDC knives and survival knives
- Determining the purpose for the knife
- Determining the parameters for the knife
- Choosing the proper steel
- Having a "life knife"
- Utility knives
- Building a lightweight hiking knife
- Building knives
- EDC knife
- Survival knife
- Lightweight hiking knife
- Sharpening our knives
- Types of sharpeners
- Stropping our blade
- Caring for our knives
- Using vegetable oil rather than Rem oil or WD-40 on your knife
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