Smith & Wesson SW3B Review
Does it ever occur to you that what will you do if you are in the middle of a jungle for an adventure and just left with a knife, no water, no food and you got to find everything with the help of a particular knife. Perhaps you should think about it. Not to brag, I often have these kinds of dreams.
Or maybe just think this way that you are in a hunger games set and left with a knife rather than any bow. Which knife would you choose for the survival act? If you are having any thoughts or making plans regarding any adventure trip then you should make some ground rule or list down some guidelines in order to make the trip less miserable.
If this were me, for example preparing for an adventure which I am I would choose something that can be used as both everyday carry (EDC) and survival purposes. Three months back, I was going through some random knives reviews for my previous trip and one gorgeous knife caught my attention. I’ll justify the reason later of me labeling it as gorgeous. I am talking about Smith & Wesson SW3B Survival and every day Carry knife which is basically everything you need in a knife.
Just to be exact, whatever review I post here is based on my usage and comfort or the service I got from the knife. However, the opinion may vary from person to person. It is not like that your opinion must need to match with mine. Let’s just go through the review without further delay.
The exclusive features of Smith & Wesson SW3B Survival and every day Carry knife
If you are into knifes or has keen interests in knives and also passionate about your product then you might have set some ground rules regarding the product for which you are going to spend your money for example it has to be sharp with a nice grip. You definitely would not want your knife to be a casual one. Let me break it to you, this knife’s unique bayonet feature actually made me go wow after using it for a while. Although, as a new user I liked this feature and also it doesn’t mean that you will like it too.
Extraordinary Survivalist thinks about their essentialness incident for going whatever is ahead of them without any question and they are always up for taking risks. However, if you think that you are one of them, then restoring several calories will help you with making it accomplished at the troublesome condition.
So it’s in like manner fundamental to give less push to finish a tuff errand when you need to impact a night to ensure, calculating exertion or climbing. Moreover, to be exact, this knife will amaze you with its cool feature and also won’t fail you in difficult moments. On a different note, this is my first time using a Smith & Wesson SW3B Survival and every day Carry knife and honestly, this knife’s astonishing bayonet left me stunned and to be exact, I wasn’t expecting a knife with a bayonet.
The further discussion is based on this knife which has been divided into some categories for better understanding. Such as blade of the body, sharpness, strength, handle and ergonomics and also the sheath, followed by an overall review and frequently asked questions (FAQs). Everything has been given below.
The Materials of the Blade
Dimension: The overall length of this Smith & Wesson SW3B Survival and every day Carry knife is 12.8 inches which is 32.6 centimeters and the blade length is 7.8 inches which is basically 19.7 meters. In addition, the overall weight of this amazing knife is 14.6 ounces.
This cool and incredible knife has got a Teflon coated stainless steel drop point blade with a saw back. The constructing of this knife is much clear and easy to use. The metals resistance power is much more sophisticated and it is resistant to abrasion. If you are into hunting then this knife can help you with its feasible sharpening feature. Nonetheless, this knife has a full tang construction.
In addition, this knife is MOLLE (modular lightweight load carrying equipment) compatible and extremely sharp, no wonder why hunters like this knife so much. On a different note, this amazing hunting everyday carry (EDC) Smith & Wesson SW3B has been manufactured by specialty defense systems for attaching equipment to the soldiers. This knife has been proved as one of the helpful equipment in the fields.
This knife is a fixed blade knife with a very comfortable handle that provides a good grip and also a bayonet too. This knife also includes a sharpening stone followed by a belt clip.
If you are an extreme hunter or maybe a survivalist, then add this Smith & Wesson SW3B Survival and every day Carry knife on your favorite list cause once you start using it you will be amazed. This knife can be your ultimate choice as your companion for heavy working. Just imagine the heavy load of work you would be doing due to the survival purpose.
In addition, let me be clear about the sharpness of the knife which is capable of doing campaigning, shelter making, and woodworking. These three basic are actually the key to survival, which means you would be needing wood to make fire, and also for cooking, then comes the shelter making and campaigning in order to secure your stay in the jungle.
Apart from the sharpness quality this knife will give you a tight strength. This amazing survival and everyday carry (EDC) Smith and Wesson Special Ops M-9 Bayonet Special Forces Knife gives a totally fundamental sharp edge, by the shape and setup and moreover its 400 series plan stainless or tempered steel and besides its solid handle drop basically, permit to utilize this one ideal for multitasking. Furthermore, the colossal saw one the edge just like similar saws has been made to make some fabulous work done such as. In like way, this part empowers attach to ensure that one stage and little turn can guarantee quiet butchering. I thusly can acknowledge that soldiers must love this beast.
As the settled cutting edge customer constantly searches for a solid inventive arranged sheath with their edge. The manufacturers give their sincere endeavors and make a versatile framework of the generous nylon sheath for this enormous Smith and Wesson Ops M-9 Bayonet Special Forces SW3B Survival and every day Carry Knife. It furthermore joins a lovely belt cut so the customer can pass on the cutting edge effortlessly by attaching it with the belt.
The sheath system is so much comfortable and makes the knife easy to carry. In addition, in order to make a wire cutter this knife is basically amalgamated with scabbard. Besides, a sharping stone, this knife will also amaze you with its black heavy duty thermoplastic and nylon scabbard.
This knife also offers a sharpening stone attached to the body of the sheath. If you flip the sheath over, you will notice a belt that covers the sharpening stone. I have noticed a lot of knives that produces the sharpening stone separately but this knife have been planned in a different way as the sharpening stone itself is attached to the sheath. The sheath of this Smith and Wesson Ops M-9 Bayonet Special Forces SW3B Survival and every day Carry Knife has belts along with a snap release.
Handle and Ergonomics
The handle of this knife has amazing features by which you may get attracted in the first place. Smith and Wesson Ops M-9 Bayonet Special Forces SW3B Survival and every day Carry Knife has locking clips on the handle that basically locks the bayonet in place. Also, the handle has a kind of rough textured and you can even see the cuts in it and these are basically for maximum retention.
Just to be clear, opinions vary person to person. According to my friend, we bought this Smith and Wesson Ops M-9 Bayonet Special Forces SW3B Survival and every day Carry Knife he didn’t like the handle because of this rough texture whereas, I liked this handle only for this cause. My hand gets slippery due to excessive sweat and therefore this rough textured handle helps me to have a good grip.
To be honest, if you ask me, I love this knife and the main attraction is the bayonet part. This knife has a handle that gives you a good hold and supposedly this knife has an amazing saw cut. It is like everything you was this knife already has it. This tactical Smith and Wesson Ops M-9 Bayonet Special Forces SW3B Survival and every day Carry Knife is also fine for everyday carry (EDC). It is not often that you find a knife which is good for all purposes but this knife will wow you.
Although there is a fact that got my attention which is the sharpening stone attached with the sheath. However, at one point if you somehow loose the sheath the sharpening stone will also be gone with it. However, if you even try to separate the blade from the handle then there is not putting back. Overall the knife is good and easy to carry.
If you are not comfortable using a bayonet then this knife is not for you. You must need to have a comfortable grip holding this knife. The heavy rough handle will help you to have a good hold. The pocket clip will help you during heavy and risky work for example hiking. Not only this as it has been said that this knife is good for everyday carry purpose (EDC) which means it is also good for any kitchen work for example vegetable or fruit cutting. This knife is suitable for multi-tasking.
Pros and Cons
These pros and cons may help you right away in order to justify the product for which you are spending your money for.
- The sheath system is so much comfortable and makes the knife easy to carry.
- This cool and incredible tactical Smith and Wesson Ops M-9 Bayonet Special Forces SW3B Survival and every day Carry Knife has got a Teflon coated stainless steel drop point blade with a saw back.
- The sharpness of the knife which is capable of doing campaigning, shelter making, and woodworking.
- This knife is a fixed blade knife with a very comfortable handle that provides a good grip and also a bayonet too.
- This knife also offers a sharpening stone attached to the body of the sheath. If you flip the sheath over you will notice a belt that cover the sharpening.
- At one point if you somehow loose the sheath the sharpening stone will also be gone with it.
- Despite all the facilities this knife can be a tad heavier.
- Smith and Wesson Ops M-9 Bayonet Special Forces SW3B Survival and every day Carry Knife is less suitable for trenchant.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
A: Yes, this knife has a full constructed stainless steel blade.
A: The handle is polymer.
A: No, the sharpening stone is attached to the sheath.
A: If you ask me, I liked this knife specially for its bayonet feature and Ontario doesn’t have that. Although, these two knives has two qualities and facilities and I happen to like them both.
A: Although, this knife has a real saw back but it is not as sharp as others. However it will do the work for you.
A: The edge is made of solid 420J2 Powder Coated Black Oxide S.S. with dim, significant wrinkled and completed nylon fiber handle with a dark flexible design.