Outdoor New White River Survival Knife Line for 2017 Industry News November 17, 2016 Join the Conversation Coopersville, MI based White River Knives has advised us of a new knife line they'll have available in 2017. They tell us they're designed to be pretty heavy-duty. Here’s how the new line is described. New White River Survival Knife Line for 2017 Earlier this year White River Knives debuted their NEW Survival Knife line releasing prototypes to actual survival experts and a very limited few to the general public for use and abuse feedback. Their recommendations are the basis of this new knife line and its final design. Designed for use in real survival situations these also make excellent camp, hunting, backpacking or utility knives. Every part is 100 percent U.S. made. The five-inch-long full length slab handle is heavy canvass green Micarta with an orange liner. The handle is contoured to make heavy cutting or chopping easy. The deep index finger choil cut allows for high pressure whittling and precision cutting. The grooves at the top of the blade (called jimping) are course for additional thumb traction even with gloves or mittens on and also form a rasp like surface for making fine sawdust for ease of fire starting. Just in front of the finger guard area is a cutout for efficient striking of a ferro rod fire starter rod and one is included with each knife and is part of the tough Kydex sheath. Handle slabs are adhered with a super epoxy and three brass lined hollow handle pins. The three brass lined hollow handle pins make possible the lasing to a stick to turn this knife into a spear if necessary. The most rearward lanyard hole is larger for heavier mountain gear rope if desired. The hand honed flat profiled stonewashed finish blade comes leather stropped razor sharp and is thick and deep for efficient cutting or chopping. One side of the knife handle features a polished stainless steel metal dish like cutout (divot) for use with a fire bow. This is a well-designed great looking and robust knife intended for serious work. White River survival knives come in three blade lengths; the basics for all are: Blade: S30V steel with a stonewash finish. Handle: Heavy canvass green Micarta with three hollow handle Sheath: Kydex with ferro fire starter rod. Individual model specifications: Model FC-4 (4”), $240 Model FC-5 (5”), $280 Model FC-7 (7”), $320 For more information about White River Knife & Tool, click here. Explore RECOILweb:The Ashley Update: Lasers, Mobsters, and TigersRECOILtv Mail Call: TNVC OPS Core HelmetIraqveteran8888 and Censorship of the Second AmendmentFirst Aid or Evacuation for Non-Extremity Wounds 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.