Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper Review

The Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper knife comes from a long line of top deer hunting knives that are Made in the USA in the infamous Buck Knives tradition.

The 0691BKG Zipper is a fixed blade hunting knife with a gut hook blade that opens up deer like a zipper, hence the name.

The Buck Zipper was designed back in 1993 by CJ Buck who saw a lot of gut hook blade knives on the market that did not do a good job of opening up big game.

He designed the Buck Zipper with a special combination of gut hook length and edge angle that was far superior to anything else on the market.

The Buck Knives 0691KGB Zipper is todays version of that very same knife.

It has a drop point blade which makes it the best fixed blade hunting knife for completing a multitude of tasks.

This fixed blade hunting knife can literally take a deer from harvest to freezer without the need for other knives.

The Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper knife is our Editor's Choice for the Best Fixed Blade Hunting Knife.

Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper Quality

Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper knife Quality 95/100

The Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper knife is made in the Buck Knives tradition in the USA.

Buck Knives was established in 1902 and has maintained their reputation as one of the highest quality knife makers in the world.

The Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper has a handle made of texturized rubber with a brass butt guard for a safe and slip free grip.

The drop point blade is made from ​402HC stainless steel.

This is the material that is preferred by Buck Knives for its wear resistance and corrosion resistance.

Buck has an exclusive heat treating process which produces an extremely durable blade that is easy to sharpen.​

The Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper comes with a heavy duty nylon sheath.

Design and Functionality

Design and Functionality 95/100

The original design of the Buck Zipper is what makes this knife the best fixed blade hunting knife.

Buck's exclusive gut hook design utilizes specific angles on the sharpened edge, Buck's unique shape and size of the entry opening and location of the hook on the blade make the Buck gut hook the finest on the market today.

Add in a lifetime warranty on a knife made in the USA and you have the best fixed blade hunting knife on the market today​.

PROs

  • Blade is made from 402HC stainless steel.
  • Multi purpose knife that can take a deer from harvest to freezer.
  • Blade is heat treated to prevent corrosion and hold an edge.
  • Handle is available in blaze orange for high visibility when placed on the ground. No more lost knives.
  • Comes with Buck Knives Forever Lifetime Warranty.

CONs

  • Although the Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper knife holds a good edge, it will still need to be resharpened. 
  • Comes with a black nylon sheath

Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper Specs

  • Knife Blade: 4 1/8 Inch Gut Hook Blade
  • Overall: 8.5 Inches
  • Blade Steel: 420HC Stainless Steel
  • Handle: Textured Rubber Handle with Brass Butt Guard.
  • Sheath: Nylon
  • Weight: 6.6 Ounces

Buck Knives need no introduction as they are some of the best deer hunting knives on the market.

The Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper definitely deserves the Editor's Choice for best fixed blade hunting knife and we are confident that once you get a Buck Knives 0691BKG Zipper in your hands, you will agree

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John VanDerLaan

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