Skinning/splitting knives??

Rack

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I have recently lost a knife I used to cut along the median line of the hide, and don't want to buy a gut hook knife, as I believe they can contaminate the meat with cut hairs.

The knife I always used, then lost, had a curved one sided blade with a rounded and blunt end which precluded puncturing the bag, or entrails. I bought that knife many years ago and can't remember where I got it. An internet search has proved unfruitful. I'd be much obliged if anyone could point me in the right direction so that I can get a replacement. Thanks.
 

The Mole

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Sounds just like the survival knife issued to RAF aircrew - you might be able to get one through a military surplus dealer.
 

Rack

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The knife I lost was made for unzipping deer and seems to have been replaced by those gut hook knives.
 

300wsm

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I have several new and unused tripe knives of the type you describe drop me a pm if you want one.
 

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