Mission Statement

Bestsurvivalknives is a leading authority on gear, delivering independent reviews of the latest survival products, knives, and related services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from quality knives you can trust. Editorial Principles


  • is committed to world-class, original gear reviews and journalism.
  • We develop our knife content through testing, research, interviews, along with product and cutlery, preparedness, and survival industry experience.
  • Knife reviews are based on information and test results, according to strict criteria that remain consistent across all like products, brands, and similar cutting instruments.
  • Bestsurvivalknives's testing methodologies are designed to deliver accurate, repeatable, objective results.
  • We constantly work to discover new product tests and refine old ones.


  • works with vendors to create honest, objective editorial knife reviews, and product coverage.
  • We will sign and honor embargoes to provide timely and accurate information to our readers.
  • An embargo defines the timing of knife product coverage, not its scope, nature, or editorial perspective.
  • During the review process, we give vendors the opportunity to address concerns as we discover them.
  • Evaluation cutlery and survival products (including gear and knives) provided for testing shall not be distributed beyond the Bestsurvivalknives offices. If a vendor wants their cutlery or survival products returned, it will be returned within 90 days.
  • Knives and survival products loaned to for evaluation remain the property of the vendor and are returned within 90 days (or earlier at the request of the vendor).


The Bestsurvivalknives team actively reviews survival gear, cutlery products, and knives. They have been active in the preparedness and outdoor industry for decades and use that experience to help review useful blades and gear while providing gear tips for the purpose of more enjoyable outdoor adventures. Bestsurvivalknives editors select and review products objectively and independently. We may earn affiliate commissions from buying links, which help support our testing. You can learn more about this from our affiliate policy, terms of service, and privacy policy.


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