Posts Tagged ‘Skinning knife’

Tips on Skinning a Turkey for Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 21st, 2010
A high-quality skinning knife is essential for any DIY turkey skinning attempt.

A high-quality skinning knife is essential for any DIY turkey skinning attempt.

Coast recently published an informative article titled How to Skin a Turkey for Thanksgiving, and just in time! Many inexperienced hunters are so excited to bag their first bird that they neglect to learn what they need to do with the bird after its bagged. Well, the Coast article has all the information you need to properly field dress and skin a Thanksgiving turkey. Here are a few highlights.

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Hunters: Do You Know How to Keep Your Knife Sharp?

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Coast Skinning KnifeAny hunter knows the importance of proper knife maintenance and care, at least, he should. ”Knife sharpening seems like an easy task, but it is one of the most commonly overlooked aspects of hunting trip preparedness,” opens Coast’s article, Sharpening Hunting Knives, which thoroughly details the steps and methods hunters use for keeping their blades sharp. If you’re a new hunter, or perhaps a seasoned veteran that needs a refresher, this article provides some essential tips and tricks for keeping your knives useful.

As the article’s author points out, “You can own the most expensive, elaborate blade available, but if it is not properly sharpened, it probably won’t work the way you need it to when you need it the most.” And that goes for all your hunting equipment as well. For instance, what good is a weapon without properly loading its ammunition? Or an LED flashlight with dead batteries? Providing proper maintenance for all your hunting gear is as basic a principle as they come.

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