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3/16 v 1/8

Discussion in 'Turley Knives' started by Palacian, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. Palacian


    Nov 15, 2012
    What would be the idea bushcraft gauge to use? Is 3/16 over kill?
  2. bindlestitch


    Oct 23, 2006
    I personally think it depends on a lot of things. Things like: how you use a knife, what you use it for, knife pattern and the grind the knife has.
    My apologies for not answering the question more directly but I'd have to know some more before I could give an opinion that would be of much value.
  3. flip888


    Jun 8, 2006
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2015
  4. Mikeynyc


    Jul 19, 2013
    I was using a lot of thicker knives 1/4 , 3/16 and as I have picked up a few 5/32nds and 1/8 I find they do an excellent job and they certainly cut better then a thicker blade but like IZ said it depends what you want to do , for feather sticks and battoning my 1/8 has not failed me yet though

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