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  Bowies Knives

Though made famous by Jim Bowie in an 1827 sandbar fight, the large fixed blade knife with exaggerated clip point we now know as the Bowie Knife was actually designed and developed by Jim’s older brother Rezin. An Arkansas plantation owner, Rezin Bowie came up with the design after an altercation with a mad bull inspired him to dream up the biggest and most fearsome knife possible. 150+ years later it is safe to say Rezin succeeded with the Bowie Knife having become largely synonymous with large Hunting and Survival knives.

Somewhat like machetes, true Bowie Knives occupy a middle ground between smaller knives and other blade tools like axes and swords (since machetes originate in South America and South East Asia while the Bowie Knife is a thoroughly American creation, it could be considered the American version of a machete). Originally conceived as a close combat weapon, the basic design elements of the Bowie Knife truly represents the needs of outdoorsmen on the early American frontier- a large cleaver-like blade almost as long as a short sword with substantial heft, an upper guard bending forward at an angle (an S-guard) intended to provide protection to the owner's hand, a notch on the bottom of the blade near the hilt known as a "Spanish Notch" which is used to as a tool for stripping sinew and repairing rope and nets and perhaps most notably, a very pronounced clip point at the top of the blade which brings the tip of the blade lower than the spine for better control and produces an extremely sharp, stabbing point ideal for skinning and use as a hunting knife.

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Colonial Frontier Hunting Hand Forged Bowie Knife
Regular: $106.99
Your Price: $29.99
This knife is constructed from polished carbon steel that has been honed to perfection. The handle is an ABS material with zinc pins and a zinc guard with a brass colored finish. Overall Length: 14 Inches.
Imperial War Blade Hunting  Hand Forge Bowie Knife
Regular: $141.99
Your Price: $39.99
The Imperial War Blade Hunting Outdoors Battle Bowie Knife is elegant yet deadly. With its 13.25 carbon steel blade this monster is pure slicing power.. The handle is constructed of stained hard wood with decorative nails. Overall Length: 19 Inches.
Mississippi Sandbar Big Butcher Hand Forged Bowie Knife
Regular: $106.99
Your Price: $29.99
Our Mississippi Sandbar Big Butcher Bowie Knife is constructed of carbon steel sharpened to perfection. The S guard is zinc with a brushed brass colored finish. The handle is made from a hard wood and stained. Overall Length: 17.50 Inches
Jungle Warfare Full Tang Hunting Hand Forged Knife
Regular: $81.99
Your Price: $22.99
The blade has a forged hammered design that has been antiqued with a rough blackened stone finish. The handle has been wrapped with a nylon cord to use in case of emergencies. Included is a digital woodland camo nylon sheath. Overall Length: 14 Inches.
Bowie Survival Military Fix Blade Full Tang Knife Silver
Regular: $64.99
Your Price: $17.99
This full tang bowie is made from 440 satin finish stainless steel which comes equipped with a durable black nylon sheath with belt loop. Total length is 15.75 inches.
Bowie Survival Military Fix Blade Full Tang Knife Black
Regular: $64.99
Your Price: $17.99
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This long bowie is made from 440 stainless steel, black finish, which comes equipped with a durable black nylon sheath with belt loop. It is 15.75 inches long and full tang.
Southern Pass Damascus Steel Bowie Brown Hunting Knife
Regular: $266.99
Your Price: $74.99
The knife has a 9.5 inch blade. The handle has wooden with a brass guard. This Damascus blade has been folded between 300 and 350 times with 176 layers; the blades temper are around 54 to 55. Overall length is 15.
Southern Pass Damascus Steel Bowie Black Hunting Knife
Regular: $266.99
Your Price: $74.99
The knife has a 9.5 inch blade. The handle features horn with a brass guard. This Damascus blade has been folded between 300 and 350 times with 176 layers; blades temper are around 54 to 55. Overall length is 15.
Peacemaker Damascus Hand Forged Hunting Bowie Knife
Regular: $266.99
Your Price: $74.99
This Bowie has a wooden handle with a Damascus guard. This Damascus steel blade has been folded between 300 and 350 times with 176 layers; the blades temper is around 54 to 55. Overall length is 14.50.
Full Tang Tibetan Fighting Knife
Regular: $36.99
Your Price: $8.99
11.25 inch hunting knife with a 7 inch blade and rosewood handle
Wilderness Survival Wooden Fixed Blade Camping Knife
Regular: $37.49
Your Price: $14.99
This Wilderness Knife features a 440 Stainless Steel 5.5 inch blade with a thickness of 3 mm. The handle is made from Wood adorned with brass and ABS Material and measures 4.25 inches. It comes complete with a black nylon sheath with belt loop. 9.75" Ovr
Merciless Zombie Killer Sawback Stainless Steel Bowie Knife
Regular: $29.99
Your Price: $11.99
With two types of serrations on the spine this 17 inch black knife features a 12.2 inch 440 stainless steel blade and includes a free nylon sheath. The handle is in lime green with zombie writings on the blade.
Old Hickory Clip Point Hunting Knife
Regular: $78.09
Your Price: $21.99
Elegant hunting knife with a silver stainless steel blade and handle with wood inserts.
US Army Extrema Survival Combo Knife Camo
Regular: $35.99
Your Price: $9.99
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Extrema Hammer is razor sharp and has a hammer pommel for driving stakes. It also features a bottle opener and serrated spine.
US Army Extreme SpecOps Combo Knife Black
Regular: $35.99
Your Price: $9.99
This Extrema knife has more practical uses than other survival knives. The pommel is a solid steel hammer and a bottle opener is located above the guard.
Recurve Military Combat Tactical Full Tang Knife
Regular: $46.99
Your Price: $12.99
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This military bowie looks ahead of it's time with the extremely sharp bowie type blade. The composite handle grips offer very solid handling. The 12 inch blade is full tang and 440 stainless steel.
Marines 1045 Steel Survival Knife
Regular: $59.99
Your Price: $16.99
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This survival knife features a 1045 surgical stainless steel blade with a leather grip that works in wet or dry.
Vindicator Combat Mini Bowie Knife - Brown
Regular: $39.99
Your Price: $8.99
This Mini Military Survival knife offers a 1045 surgical steel blade with a sharp edge and small blood groove. It is equipped with a stacked leather wrapped over wood handle and genuine leather sheath with belt loop. Overall 9 Inches
Vindicator Combat Mini Bowie Knife - Black
Regular: $39.99
Your Price: $8.99
This Mini Military Survival knife offers a 1045 surgical steel blade with a sharp edge and small blood groove. It is equipped with a black ribbed wooden handle and genuine leather sheath with belt loop. Overall 9 Inches
Hangman Survival Knife
Regular: $22.99
Your Price: $8.99
12.5 inch survival knife with a 7.5 inch blade.
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