Posted by Self Reliance Outfitters on February 13, 2014
Building their brand on quality and integrity, Blind Horse Knives has earned the coveted reputation as a premier knife maker. Due to a no frills approach and attention to detail Blind Horse Knives has established themselves as a favorite among bushcrafters.
What started as a dream has grown into a thriving business including numerous affiliates such as The Pathfinder Store. Named after a blind horse that helped haul heavy cabin timbers generations ago, Blind Horse Knives remains true to its namesake.
A match made in heaven, The Pathfinder Store offers the uniquely branded Pathfinder 2 Knife by Blind Horse Knives, signifying it was built with the Pathfinder stamp of approval. One look and you can see this knife is a reflection of everything Pathfinder stands for and Blind Horse Knives is known for.
THE PATHFINDER 2 KNIFE (PLSK2) BY BLIND HORSE KNIVES
The Pathfinder School holds to the conviction that in any self-reliance situation it is of utmost importance to have a quality knife at your side. The Pathfinder 2 Knife offers the confidence of knowing that no matter what happens in your surroundings this knife can stand up to your demands.
The Pathfinder 2 Knife by Blind Horse Knives is built on 3/16-inch thick O1 tool steel, renown for holding an edge, sharpening easily and being virtually indestructible. With an overall length of 8 3/8 inches the Pathfinder 2 Knife is comfortable and a pleasure to use. It’s squared off spine compliments the included ferro rod and makes getting a valuable spark that much easier. With its full tang construction the Pathfinder 2 Knife makes for an unfailing bushcrafting companion.
PUTTING THE PATHFINDER 2 KNIFE (PLSK2) TO THE TEST
Undeniably the Pathfinder 2 Knife by Blind Horse Knives ranks among the strongest of survival knives. With its heavy duty construction we found it endured anything we threw at it.
From battoning to simple cutting, the Pathfinder 2 Knife performed without a flaw. Its extremely rugged 1 ¼ inch blade had more than enough strength to accomplish any task and the Scandi grind cut extremely well.
The contoured 4 inch handle is extremely comfortable and crafted from green Micarta and fastened with large fisheye bolts giving it a noticeable rigidity. The lanyard hole is positioned discretely and out of way when work demands an aggressive grip.
The Pathfinder 2 Knife comes packaged with a high-quality, open top, leather dangler sheath with an integrated loop for a ferro rod. The sheath is a traditional woodsman design and double stitched for longevity.
Whether building a shelter, carving delicate pieces of a deadfall trap, or general woodcraft, the Pathfinder 2 Knife has what it takes to get the job done effectively and efficiently.
R. R. Hynes