Cut, maim or tear open, knives do just those. It’s no child’s play, knives are tools to cut through things and can be dangerous but by efficient use they can be most valuable tools.
History of the Rambo knives
This knife is a fad which has hit marquee with vengeance. The knife became popular after its use in the Movie First Blood from the Rambo series. The film had a cult following and till this day it is one of the most watched and loved action movies of all time. The success of this movie catapulted Sylvestor Stallone to star. The weapon he used through the filming was a knife was a survival knife which became popular as the Rambo knife, because the character in the movie John Rambo used it. It was defined by an Arkansas knife smith Jimmy Lile. You can find out a lot about the Rambo machete, otherwise known as the Rambo 4 knife at http://www.bestramboknife.com/rambo-iv-machete-review.
If you’re unsure as to the difference between a machete and a knife check this out.
Is the Rambo 4 knife sharp?
The knife had various uses besides being able to cut things. The handle contained, fishing lures, needles, thread, matches and a small surgical knife. This knife is basically bigger than the aviator knife but used for the same purpose, i.e. survival.
The Rambo 4 knife is made out surgical stainless steel. There is a compass at the end of the handle, which is wrapped in nylon chord. The handle is hollow and watertight with screw on cap. The outside of the cap can be used to break glass. The survival kit inside has a water proof case to protect the contents. The blade guard at the base of the handle can also be used as screw driver. The blade top has 13 saw teeth which now is reduced to 12, which is used to cut through wood, metal, meat or barbed wire. The blade is very sharp.
Rambo machete verdict
The recent design of the Rambo 4 knife, though many replicas were made after the movie, they weren’t 100% a cute on the design and were also not licensed to do so. If you had to get the authentic handmade Rambo Knife, the only way to get it through Jimmy Lile or other knife smiths which was very costly affair. These days industry made replicas have take charge and licensed out to company. They have now become collector’s items, though they have not lost out on the usability (they can still be used outdoors). People prefer them above their mantel piece. These industry made ones aren’t so strudel and if put too much to use the knife’s tang will break. The replicas are now found all over the world and can be bought on the Internet and are much cheaper than the handmade ones.
The original Rambo knives made for the filming of the movie are now sold for thousands of dollars along with a top grain cowhide sheath. They were 13.8 inches long. There hollow in the handle for the finger grip and inspired from the handles on the bicycle.
Well, the saga of Rambo Knives goes on as there have been many variations to the knife after its debut in First Blood. Till date when Rambo latest release the Rambo knife has taken a new look. It is to be watched, when the next movie comes on what would Stallone would alter in his Rambo Knife.