Rescue knives or emergency knives (both same) are the knives which are made in such a manner so that they can protect you from the dangerous situation. These knives are well prepared so that you can easily open them at the right time when needed. This is the reason why they are known as the emergency knife.
|Gold Rush Rescue Knife when closed|
|Gold Rush Rescue Knife when opened|
With so many tactical fixed blade knives, EDC and survival knives, rescue knives seem to be unnoticed although they provide extremely amazing features. These are a great tool to possess as such knives will help you in any situation like seat belt cutter, multi-tools, vehicle outdoor tool or as fire tools. These rescue knives are divided into two categories of tactical rescue knives and the pocket knives.
Here are some of the ways on how can you use these knives as: -
· Survival Knife
· Pocket Knife
· Hunting Knife
· Tactical Knife
· Camping Knife
See only one knife can be used in so many ways so now you can see how important this knife is and should be added in your wardrobe. These are more demanding than other knives like folding blades, tactical knives etc.
Selecting the right Rescue Knife
|USMC Rescue Knife|
|Magnum Compact Rescue Knife|
Besides the rescue knives provides so many functionalities like seatbelt cutters and much more, these knives are always the tool of choice. Since rescue knives are built heavy because of the extra tools they carry, so choose a knife that is enough weighted so that you can use it wisely in daily routines.
Find a knife with good pocket clip and high quality handle so that you can take it while you are out on some adventurous work.
Look for the blade that is made up of high steel like 440C, AUS8 or 154 cm. It is better to use stainless steel blades over carbon steel one if you don’t want your blade to be rust proven.
Some of the great rescue knives which you can have: -
· Kershaw Blur
· Boker S2
· Benchmade 915 Triage
· Cold steel SRK
With this importance of rescue knives I am sure now you will love to have them. The best place to buy knives online/ offline should depend on the quality of a knife and the manufacturer which are selling these knives. Hence it is important to first research for the company and manufacturer before buying any one.