By Mike Searson
Review of Colonial Knives L400 aka: The Defiant Knife
For those who may not be familiar with the maker, Abe Elias has been making knives for over a decade, specifically for bushcraft users. An avid outdoorsman and author, Elias’ articles have appeared in numerous magazines such as Knives Illustrated, Blade and American Survival Guide among many others. If anyone has the pedigree to design a bushcraft knife, he is the man to do it.
What is bushcraft?
Bushcraft is often linked to survivalism and prepping, but it is a bit more than that. The ethos of bushcraft is literally: “thriving in the natural environment”. As such, it requires a great deal of skills and knowledge that most of us would take for granted.
These skills range from tracking, hunting, fishing, foraging and fire making to creating rope, carving wood and using the resources of nature in order to not merely survive, but to thrive in primitive …Read the Rest