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Old March 27, 2013, 10:41 AM   #18
Old Grump
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Few men know how to knife-fight or anything about it. Only in the movies does someone fall down and dies instantly from a knife wound. I know where the effective targets are in the human body, subclavial arterys, carotids, femorals, kidneys, etc., and I would not use a knife if a gun were available. Use the handgun and be done with it.
Yup yup and triple yup. In spite of my knife fetish as indicated by a strange collection of working, hunting, survival and combat knives I would prefer a club to a knife and a gun to a club. Especially now that I'm not as strong, agile and as quick as I used to be. I hurt myself laughing everytime I see a knife fight on TV or in the movies. I'd worry more about a cleaver or a 10" cast iron skillet than I would a 10" Bowie knife.
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