Customer Reviews for CAMILLUS Camillus Bush Crafter Fixed-Blade Knife

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CAMILLUS Camillus Bush Crafter Fixed-Blade Knife

Camillus Cutlery has been making reliable, innovative, high-quality knives since 1876. Made of 1095 high carbon steel and through-hardened for superior edge retention. The Bushcrafter is a knife built for long-term wilderness use, a knife you’ll want to rely on during lengthy excursions into the backcountry. The 4" 1095 high-carbon steel drop-point blade is full tang for lasting strength and has a Rockwell hardness rating of 58. Contoured Micarta handle scales can be removed with hex bits. Butt end has a slot for a lanyard. Genuine leather sheath included. Backed by a manufacturer’s limited lifetime guarantee. Made in USA. Blade length: 4". Overall length: 8.5" Weight: 6.4 oz.
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Customer Reviews for Camillus Bush Crafter Fixed-Blade Knife
Review 1 for Camillus Bush Crafter Fixed-Blade Knife
Overall Customer Rating: 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
Age: 65 and over
Gender: Male
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Camillus Bush Craft Knife

Date:August 28, 2012
Used this knife for about a month in the field off and on.
Pro: MADE IN USA; substantial piece of steel that holds a good working edge; compact; full tang; very good blade geometry for limited uses; good grip geometry; excellent sheath. Con: heavy for size; balance pretty far back on handle for me which makes it feel stubby.
I don't know about Bush Crafting per se, I just thought there are things one learns when growing up about being comfortable in the woods/field. When in the field I have always had a minimalist approach - tarp not tent, very limited fire, green stick grills etc. That being said, this tool seems to be well designed but for a more limited purpose than what I consider general use. I prefer a more all around tool and found that I used the Knives of Alaska Bush Camp much more than the Camillus. Price is the same and I'd recommend the Bush Camp.
If the Camillus was an inch longer it would be a closer call... but it's not. Overall 3.5 stars.
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