Bark River Bravo 1

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The Bark River Bravo 1 is a versatile and reliable fixed blade knife designed for bushcraft enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers. With a blade length of around 4-5.5 inches, this knife strikes a perfect balance between maneuverability and functionality. The blade is crafted from premium 3V steel, known for its exceptional edge retention and durability, making it ideal for heavy-duty tasks and prolonged use in rugged environments.

The Bravo 1 features a comfortable and hand-filling handle, allowing for a secure and ergonomic grip during intricate tasks and demanding chores. The full tang construction ensures strength and stability, providing confidence in the knife’s ability to withstand heavy use. The convex grind geometry adds to the knife’s versatility, allowing for both precise cutting and efficient chopping.

This knife comes with a high-quality leather sheath, ensuring safe storage and easy access during outdoor adventures. The Bark River Bravo 1 is proudly made in the USA and is covered by a lifetime warranty, providing peace of mind and assurance of its exceptional craftsmanship. Whether you are carving, batoning, or preparing meals in the wilderness, the Bark River Bravo 1 is a reliable companion that will not disappoint.


  • High-quality craftsmanship and superb build quality
  • Versatile and suitable for heavy-duty tasks
  • Beautiful leather sheath with a fire steel loop
  • Aesthetically pleasing design with a balance of wild and tame elements
  • Offers a firm grip with handle options available
  • 3V blade steel offers a balance of edge retention, stability, and toughness
  • Convex grind provides sharpness and easy field sharpening
  • Leather sheath is durable, quiet, and aesthetically pleasing
  • Full tang construction offers durability and confidence during demanding work
  • Covered by a lifetime warranty
  • American made with skilled craftsmanship and high-quality materials
  • Excellent cutting performance
  • Versatile sharpening options
  • Beautiful handle design


  • The knife may feel uncomfortable for users with medium-sized hands due to its beefy shape
  • The smooth micarta handle may lack grippiness, especially during heavy use
  • The convex grind may be too bulky and unwieldy for some users
  • Not ideal for slicing and dicing due to its weight and thickness
  • Requires maintenance to prevent staining and patina
  • Handle scales may be relatively small for individuals with large glove size hands
  • Non-interchangeable handle scales
  • Carbon steel limitations
  • The leather sheath, while well-made, may be deemed inconvenient by some users
  • The sheath design could be improved
  • The handle slabs can initially feel too gleaming and slick
  • The sheath’s retention strap is positioned on the live edge side of the knife

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