Originally Posted by Hawg
+1. I use an Old Timer with a gut hook and it unzips a deer hide really fast. The only thing I don't like about it is the handles get slick when they get bloody. I've had this one for about 20 years but they sell pretty cheap on ebay. I don't really like a folder for meat work. Too hard to clean compared to a fixed blade.
Hawg--I have the same knife and love it! The gut hook works great and is very easy to sharpen with a dremmel. Unfortunately, they are now made in China, but can be had for as little as $15. Mine is one of the last U.S. made models and I paid a premium for it on Ebay