Category Archives: Knives and Tools

Extrema Ratio Announced the New BF2 R Folder

Extrema Ratio enjoys a global reputation for some of the finest tactical cutlery available. The Prato, Italy, designer and knifemaker is introducing a new line of folding knives the BF2 R. This is a “full size” folding knife eminently qualified for … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Announces Collaboration with Knife Designer Darrin Sirois

Ret. Sergeant Major and Owner, Operator and Founder of TCT Knives (Tactical Combat Tools), Darrin Sirois, to work with DoubleStar to render his designs into affordable production knives. Darrin Sirois Owner Operator and Founder of TCT Knives Tactical Combat Tools. … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: SPYDERCO EUROEDGE™

I’m very fond of the Italian and Spanish gentlemen’s pocket knives. Lion Steel, from Italy, and Miguel Nieto, from Spain, are two Euro designers that come to mind. Now, Spyderco’s EUROEDGE™ falls superbly into the gentleman’s folder genre with a … Continue reading

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HOGUE KNIVES INTRODUCES THE EX-A05 AUTOMATIC

Henderson, NV – Hogue Knives is pleased to announce the expansion of their automatic knife line to include new EX-A05 models. “Our X5 folder, which was introduced last year, proved to be so popular that our customers wanted to see … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Debuts the MOTAC Blade

The MOTAC™ was designed by Tuhon Ray Dionaldo, Founder of Filipino Combat System, with speed and penetration in mind. Winchester, Ky. (June 2017) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, is proud to announce the … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Unveils Its New Drakon Blade

Designed by martial arts practitioner and weapon designer, Robert Cabrera, the Drakon™ Blade was created to wreak havoc. Winchester, Ky. (June 2017) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, is proud to announce the release … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio Introduces the SCOUT & SCOUT 2

  TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS SCOUT 2 Weight g.: 145 Weight oz.: 5,11 Blade Length (mm): 118 Blade Length (in): 4,64 Total Length (mm): 232 Total Length (in): 9,13 Blade Thickness (mm): 5 Blade Thickness (in): 0,19 Blade Material: ACCIAIO BöHLER N690 … Continue reading

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Spyderco MANIX 2 GRAY MAXAMET

It’s rare to encounter a folding knife that fills the role of a tactical folder and EDC equally well; however, since its introduction the Manix folders have done just that. In 2017, the Manix 2 MAXAMET raises the performance bar … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: Spyderco MANIX™ 2 GRAY MAXAMET

Spyderco never ceases to amaze me with their innovation and commitment to quality. The company introduced in 2017 a version of the Maxim 2 designed with a blade crafted from Carpenter® steel’s Micro-Melt® Maxamet® alloy. The Maxamet alloy gives this … Continue reading

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Bawidamann HUGINN PRE-ORDER

The Bawidamann boys have been working on a new limited edition blade. They describe it as  Stabby, 90 degree, inline tip, offhand appendix carry sewing machine defensive dagger. Whew that was a mouthful.Ben will be doing a special limited piece … Continue reading

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White River’s NEW Limited Run 7-Inch Survival Knife

River Knife & Tool, Coopersville, MI, March 2017–White River Knives and its Michigan manufacturing facility enjoys a well-deserved reputation for turning out near-custom knives at production prices. This family of knife makers uses only 100 percent American-made materials and labor … Continue reading

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Knife Robot®: The First Knife Sharpener with a Serious Edge over the Competition

The Knife Robot, available in two versions; portable and built-in, brings high-tech, auto knife sharpening to the home, workshop, outdoors or professional kitchen. Pre-orders now available on Indiegogo. Knife Robot Portable Knife Sharpener Redwood City, Cal. (March 2017) – Finally, … Continue reading

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HOGUE KNIVES ANNOUNCES FOUR INCH AUTOMATICS

  Hogue Knives announced the addition of four inch automatic knives to their popular line of American-made folding knives. The new autos are spring-loaded four inch versions of Hogue’s popular EX-01 and EX-04 tactical folding knives. “We’ve worked hard to … Continue reading

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FREELAND : 005 SCHENK KNIVES

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A Look At Six Spyderco Folders For 2017

Spyderco one of the most highly regarded knife makers in the world was founded by Sal Glesser. The first product Spyderco produced was the Portable Hand in 1976, this “spider-shaped device”, which gave the company its name, was a series … Continue reading

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HOMEFRONT BY KEN ONION WITH FIELDSTRIP TECHNOLOGY

Kaneohe, HI is one of my favorite spots on the planet and it’s also home to one of the best knife designers in the U.S. Mr. Ken Onion. Ken’s designs are imaginative, practical and very functional; however, this year he … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio New BF0 CD Folder

The new Extrema Ratio BF0 is the smallest among the Basic folders. The handle material, technopolymer, makes the BF0 light and tough. Extreme reinforces the handle with a steel internal frame. The BF0 also features a liner lock system for … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO’S NEW WAKI BLACK

WAKI comes from the well known Japanese Wakizashi swords; Samurai carried them, reserving the katana for use in battle. Extrema’s version of the WAKI is made from Boehler N690 steel and hardened at 58HRC. The handle is in forprene. The … Continue reading

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White River NEW Survival Knife Line for 2017

White River Knife & Tool–www.whiteriverknives.com Earlier this year White River Knives debuted their NEW Survival Knife line releasing prototypes to actual survival experts and a very limited few to the general public for use and abuse feedback. Their recommendations are … Continue reading

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White River Knife & Tool Tactical Utility Knife

White River Knife & Tool reintroduces their GTI 4.5 tactical/utility knife designed for serious backcountry or combat use. Everyone has “the best” war fighting knife but check this out for some interesting features and functional design. This model was previously … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO NEW KARAMBITS NIGHTMARE

Extrema Ratio has just launched its latest development effort of karambit folding knife with many of the rescue features needed by first responders. The new knives, which the company named “NIGHTMARE” has been adopted by the special units of U.S.I.V.P. … Continue reading

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ANDREW BAWIDAMANN GUNNR

This is one of the original designs in the Bawidamann Blades Bloodline. The GUNNR TANTO SPEAR POINT. There have been a few put out here and there over the years, and there is always a buzz about it from those … Continue reading

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Kinetic Concealment Introduces KAR-1 Tactical Knife

Kinetic Concealment introduced the latest product in their defense accessory line, the KAR-1 Knife. The KAR-1 is a Karambit-style fixed blade knife that comes with a paddle holster sheath.Manufactured for Kinetic Concealment by MTech Cutlery, the KAR-1 is the ideal … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO ADDS HF2 D AND HF2 T TO THEIR HEAVY FOLDER LINE

Heavy Folder Drop Point HF2 D   Heavy Folder Tanto HF2 T TECHNICAL SHEET Weight g.: 319.5 Weight oz.: 11.27 Blade Length (mm): 124.5 Blade Length (in): 4.90 Total Length (mm): 305.5 Total Length (in): 12.03 Blade Thickness (mm): 5.6 … Continue reading

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COLUMBIA RIVER KNIFE AND TOOL TRENCHER – Tactical Entrenching Tool

Although the E-Tool’s key strength is its compactness, its function is limited to digging or a capable blunt object, should all else fail. Modern designs, like the CRKT Trencher, offer a number of features not found in the standard issue … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO INTRODUCES TWO NEW HEAVY FOLDERS

Heavy Folder Drop Point HF1D Heavy Folder Tanto Point HF1T   TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Weight g.: 271,5 Weight oz.: 10,69 Blade Length (mm): 91 Blade Length (in): 3,58 Total Length (mm): 240 Total Length (in): 0,25 Blade Thickness (mm): 6,3 Blade … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING THE "WHARNCLIFFE POGN"

The POGN WHARNCLIFFE by Bawidamann Blades features filework on the blade spine and notches on the thumbrest, 5/32 blade stock, 1 1/2 in blade depth. Full tang Skeltonized construction.MADE IN USA, Proudly crafted by the Bawidamann Brothers Blade length 3 … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: CRKT TRENCHER

We’ve been digging around for something cool to review for our readers and found CRKT’s Trencher. How many times have you gone camping  and found your self in need of a shovel, saw and ax? Well, look no further readers … Continue reading

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Spyderco Street Beat Black A Fred Perrin Design

If looking and holding Spyderco’s Street Beat doesn’t float your boat, you may want to check your vitals. This little fixed blade knife has all of the sex appeal of a Lamborghini HURACÁN LP 610-4 AVIO. The Street Beat is … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: SPYDERCO STREET BEAT IN BLACK

Coming up this July, we’ll introduce readers to Spyderco’s Street Beat compact fixed blade knife. This edged weapon is possibly the best implementation of a compact fixed blade knife that we’ve ever had the pleasure to review. Everything from blade … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO CORVO

The CORVO is a traditional Chilean Army combat knife. Its origins are mysterious; it probably arrive in the New World with the Spanish Conquistadores, who developed an appreciation for the design during the Spanish war against the Moors. The CORVO … Continue reading

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Gear Review: CRKT CLEVER GIRL

We had the pleasure to review a new addition to CRKT’s Forged by War series marketed as Clever Girl. Its designer, Austin McGlaun, is a U.S. Army Iraq veteran with a flair for what I’ll call “intimidating” designs. Clever Girl … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO N.K.2 NECK KNIFE

N.K.2 is a new reduced-size knife in Extrema Ratio’s family of neck knives.  The N.K.2 differs its predecessor N.K.1 in the new Tanto blade and the blood-draining slot. The handle is specifically designed to prevent accidental injury while drawing the … Continue reading

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Bawidamann’s April Fools Day Knife Sale 4.1.16 – 4.7.16

Starting RIGHT NOW! The store is LIVE!!!!! Bawidamann’s  blades go fast so if you snooze you loose… 5 Different knife models in multiple color SKUs GUNNR, POGN L, HRUND, POGN, and SKRAELING Limited Availability (If you Ain’t first You’re Last) … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW CRKT’s CLEVER GIRL

We have another great review coming your way, which we’re shure will appeal to the edged weapon aficionado that is into ruthless efficiency. I won’t spoil the story for you but this is a design coming straight out of Fort … Continue reading

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LIMITED EDITION BLUE FORCE GEAR ESEE IZULA KNIFE

Blue Force Gear commissioned this special knife because it’s perfect for everyday carry, keep it in the car, stored in a bug out bag, or worn on an plate carrier. The IZULA is extremely light at only two ounces, is … Continue reading

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SILENCERCO + MCGINNIS KNIVES

SilencerCo has paired up with knife maker Gerry McGinnis to produce a limited-edition run of Mini Exos. McGinnis is known within the knife world as one of the most renowned and respected makers of custom and mid-tech blades.  His creations … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Spyderco Para Military 2 Dark Blue

  Spyderco added a new interpretation to its highly successful Para Military 2. The new for 2016 Para Military 2 Dark Blue is the company’s latest addition to its Dark Blue line of CPM S110V knives. In this review, I … Continue reading

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THE SPYDER STRIKES AGAIN! SPYDERCO PARA MILITARY 2 A SNEAK PREVIEW

Spyderco, enjoys a global reputation for some of the best folding and fixed blade knives on the market. In 2016, they introduce its new and measurably enhanced Para Military 2 with an SV110 steel blade that is sure to be … Continue reading

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White River Knife & Tool Introduces The Caper

White River Knife & Tool – http://www.whiteriverknives.com. is introducing what the company describes as a perfectly designed and executed knife that gets it done. This new knife designated the Caper is constructed of CPM S30V high-carbon stainless steel at a … Continue reading

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