Gear Multi-Purpose Knives – Usual Suspects Recoil Staff September 23, 2012 Join the Conversation A Bounty of Blades for Multiple Purposes The knife is one of mankind's oldest and most versatile tools. Since caveman times, it has been used to hunt, build, defend and, in the case of the Rambo movies, to pick off leeches after being dunked in a festering Viet Cong cesspool. Since it may not be practical to carry around a giant Rambo knife, we did a little investigating to see what other options are available today. Here are a few that even Rambo would be proud to carry. All knives are shown in actual size. Brand Emerson Model Mini CQC-7 OAL 7.2 inches Blade Length 2.875 inches Weigh 3.6 ounces MSRP $173 URL www.emersonknives.com Brand Columbia River Knife & Tool Model Ignitor T OAL 7.5 inches Blade Length 3.375 inches Weigh 3.5 ounces MSRP $70 URL www.crkt.com Brand Kershaw Model Black Blur OAL 7.875 inches Blade Length 3.375 inches Weigh 4.2 ounces MSRP $100 URL www.kershawknives.com Brand SOG Model TF-1 Trident Black TiNi OAL 8.5 inches Blade Length 3.75 inches Weigh 3.6 ounces MSRP $114 URL www.sogknives.com Brand Strider Knives Model SMF Tanto Double Gunner Grips OAL 9 inches Blade Length 4 inches Weigh 6 ounces MSRP $550 URL www.striderknives.com Brand Dawson Knives Model Ranger (Custom) OAL 9.125 inches Blade Length 4.25 inches Weigh 7.3 ounces MSRP $392 URL www.dawsonknives.com Info Legion Distributing; 626.379.7221 Brand Spyderco Model Military G-10 OAL 9.5 inches Blade Length 4 inches Weigh 4.2 ounces MSRP $220 URL www.spyderco.com Brand Gerber Model Prodigy Survival knife OAL 9.75 inches Blade Length 4.75 inches Weigh 7.21 ounces MSRP $82 URL www.gerbergear.com Explore RECOILweb:TOPS Knives "Rocky Mountain Spike" available for pre-orderA Classic Rifle, Back From the DeadThe Real Failure in FergusonScalarworks LDM-MRO NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.