How to Care for Your Survival Knife
Keeping your survival knife clean is an important part of maintaining your survivalist knife. A knife is an important tool and you must take good care of them if you want them to last. Following a few simple instructions will help you knife last as long as it should. If you take good care of your knife, your knife might just end up taking good care of you as well.
Wipe down your knife when you are done using it. Cleaning your knife after each use can help length its lifespan. Nobody likes a dirty knife. Before putting your knife back in your sheath, you should make a habit of wiping it down first. Clean off any dirt or grim with a little bit of gentle soap and water and you should not forget to wipe down the handle as well. This is a good way to keep bacteria from the wilderness out of your home.
You did not spend your time searching and researching for the perfect survival knife to meet your needs just to let it go downhill because you are too lazy to care for it, now did you? As your mother always said, take good of your toys. Lightly oiling the knife blade when you have the extra time will prevent your top of the line knife from rusting. Spray a little WD40 on that puppy and that should do the trick. You have to change your oil to maintain your car, and you have to do a few small tasks to keep your knife in the condition it was in when you first took it out of the box. Just like every other tool you have, you need to take good care of it if you want it to last.