Category Archives: Knives and Tools

MUNINN PREORDER UPDATE! (PROOF OF LIFE)

The knives themselves have been water jetted, chamfered, and heat treated. They are now being ground. The G10 Production Handles haves been prototyped and are being tweaked. I can’t overstate the important of getting the handles resolved when making a … Continue reading

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CHATTANOOGA LEATHER WORKS WILDERNESS SCABBARD PRE ORDER OPEN!

BAWIDAMANN POGN XL/FNH USA KNIVESBAWIDAMANN GUNNR Now is your chance to pick up a Chattanooga Leather Wilderness Scabbard for yourPogn XL/FN HERSTAL USA and  GUNNR knives. Since there are a few types of handle sets out there along with some … Continue reading

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Buck Knives Introduces Automatic Versions of the Iconic 112 Ranger

Post Falls, ID — Wednesday, September 19, 2018– The classic 112 Ranger has been transformed into an exciting automatic knife.  The 112 Auto and 112 Auto Elite are powerfully deployed with the push of a button, instantly readying the blade. … Continue reading

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Outdoor Edge® Redefines Utility Blades with the New SlideWinder™

DENVER (Aug. 29, 2018) — Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the finest materials and hand craftsmanship to create high-quality knives and tools, has redefined the uses of a utility blade with the introduction of its new … Continue reading

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Meet Greg Thompson: Designer of the Benchmade SOCP Line!

  Greg was born in North Carolina and at an early age excelled at martial arts including wrestling, karate, taekwondo and Thai boxing as well as a variety of sports including football and track. He won accolades in a number … Continue reading

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New Glock Tool Kit and Magnetic Patch from Fix It Sticks!

Chicago, IL- Fix It Sticks, the industry innovator of modular firearms maintenance tools and torque limiters has introduced a Glock Tool Kit and Magnetic Patch. Both these new items perfectly integrate with the Fix It Sticks tool system as well … Continue reading

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X BALL Extraction Device by Uniqative

The X-Ball Emergency Extraction Device is a rescue ball device that has astonishing glass breaking ability. It can break through car side windows using minimal throwing force. Firefighters, soldiers and law enforcement officers will no longer need to come face … Continue reading

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AN ANDREW BAWIDAMANN ALERT–HUGINN AVAILABILITY

If you are in the market for a Bawidamann Huggin, this may be your last chance to pick one up. From Bawidamann: We have a few Huginn knives! Repeat: We have a few Huginn Knives!One of our most popular EDC … Continue reading

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Work Sharp Gears Up for Annual Knife Day with Columbia River Knife and Tool

ASHLAND, Ore. (August 15, 2018) — At home, in the field, or wherever you carry a blade, you need it to be sharp. Help Work Sharp Outdoor — the leading manufacturer of knife and tool sharpeners — Columbia River Knife … Continue reading

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Bawidamann Rogues are Available Once Again!

The Rogue by Bawidamann Blades was designed with Milling on the thumbrest and around the arced ring for positive grip retention.  This knife was designed with a 60 degree angle bend from handle to tip to enhance natural motions from … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO’S SHRAPNEL ONE

  Extrema Ratio, is located in Prato, Italy and has been designing, manufacturing and selling high performance combat ,military, kitchen, hunting and tactical knives since 1997. Their tactical / military knives enjoy a global reputation for excellence that is unsurpassed … Continue reading

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CRKT’s Williams Tactical Pen

In 2018 Columbia River Knife and Tool (CRKT®) introduced a new version of its wildly successful John Williams tactical pen, but before presenting the salient points, let’s define what a tactical pen is. The tactical pen is a writing implement … Continue reading

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BAWIDAMANN LAST CALL FOR MUNINN PREORDER

The Muninn Pre order is open! The Muninn is Huginns’ smaller and more concealable companion. Pick up a Muninn for $245 ($40 off the final price). Now is the time to get one, you won’t regret it. Please make sure … Continue reading

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AKTI Works with Senators Mike Enzi and Ron Wyden to Support Senate Commerce Committee Passage of Interstate Transport Act

Knife Owners Will Have a New Federal Protection While Traveling Under Legislation Advocated For By the American Knife & Tool Institute Cody, WY, June 27, 2018 – The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI), a nonprofit trade association representing the … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Exhibiting Edged Weapons Line at BLADE Show 2018

New collaborations from Kim Breed and Hakim Isler will be on display at Table #20H at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre, June 1 – 3, 2018. Winchester, Ky. (May 2018) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Debuts the Chico Diablo-X, a Kim Breed Collaboration, at BLADE Show 2018

Ideally sized for field dressing and cleaning game, this new collaboration from Kim Breed will be on display at Table #20H at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre, June 1 – 3, 2018. Winchester, Ky. (May 2018) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: CRKT’s SIWI™by Sergeant Major Darrin Sirois

Later this month I’ll introduce you to one of the best fixed blade designs, at any price point or country of origin, that I’ve had the opportunity to review, . Retired Sergeant Major Sirois’ SIWI design is part of CRKT’s … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Corp. Announces Collaboration with BLADE® Magazine’s Kim Breed

Ret. MSG, 5th United States Special Forces group, Custom Knife Maker and BLADE® Field Editor, Kim Breed, to work with DoubleStar Corp. to render his designs into affordable production knives. Ret. MSG, 5th Special Forces Group, Custom Knife Maker and … Continue reading

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Firefield AR Multi-Tool Combines 15 Useful Tools In One Package

  (MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Thanks to the new AR Multi-Tool (FF72000) from Firefield, there’s no reason to buy individual tools to clean and perform simple maintenance on your AR-15. The versatile 15-in-1 Multi-Tool combines common tools into one easy-to-carry package. … Continue reading

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Hogue Inc. Announces Their Line of SIG SAUER Branded Knives

Henderson, NV – Hogue Knives is proud to announce a partnership with SIG SAUER to produce knives with the “SIG” mark designed to match the grips, and finishes, of many of SIG SAUER’s popular firearms.“Hogue is the manufacturer of many … Continue reading

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Spyderco HO3 Warrior Hawk A Larry Szabo Design

Spyderco and Larry Szabo have created a tool that is a formidable combat weapon; the fact it has multiple uses is a matter of convenience. Yes, you can break glass, breech a locked door and open up a wall to … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Spyderco’s 2018 Warrior Hawk

There’s something deliciously medieval about a tomahawk, and this coming month we have a review of the impressive Warrior Hawk from Spyderco coming your way. Designed by martial artist and former Marine, Laci Szabo , the Warrior Hawk can only … Continue reading

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CRKT THE TECHNICIAN™ MULTI-TOOL a Glenn Klecker Design

  Glenn and CRKT created a superb multi-tool that will serve the auto technician, or anyone needing a generously apportioned multi-tool, extremely well. It’s all there,  including the typical CRKT quality. Check it out! Read my review…

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Outland Equipment’s Multi-Mission Axes

Built for the unforgiving environments encountered by military, law enforcement and emergency response professionals, Outland’s American-made Multi-Mission Series axes are reliable tools for rescue and survival situations. Outland Equipment Multi-Mission Axe (MMA) 1503 Mont Vernon, N.H. (April 2018) – Although … Continue reading

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Buck Knives Expands 110 Folding Hunter Line of Knives

Automatic, upgraded blade, and lightweight version options now available Post Falls, ID –4/11/2018 –Buck Knives has introduced a variety of new knives, including additions to the 110 Folding Hunter® line, the knife that put the company on the map in … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: CRKT’s TECHNICIAN MULTI-TOOL

There are a number of task specific multitools on the market, many of questionable quality; however, there are few high quality general purpose multi-tools with a technical orientation. Columbia River Knife and Tool introduced a Glenn Klecker designed multi-tool, the … Continue reading

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The CARIBBEAN LEAF (Rustproof) Folder Spyderco’s Newest Addition to Its Salt Series

  Beauty and the Beast is probably the most appropriate description for this extraordinary offering from Spyderco, and part of its Salt™ Series . This visually stunning folder is at home on the yacht or crabbing in Chesapeake Bay. The … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Spyderco’s Elegant and Rustproof Caribbean

    Coming up in April, I’ll be telling you about my experience with this really sexy folder from Spyderco. The Caribbean is not only visually pleasing, its flat ground, rustproof, blade makes this impressive folder an exceptional choice for … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio – Enforce Tac 2018 and IWA 2018

 

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BUCK KNIVES EXPANDS EVERYDAY CATEGORY

More options in Rival series, new handle materials, and a new line of lightweight options now available Post Falls, ID –3/5/2018 –Buck Knives has introduced a variety of new knives, including expansions to their everyday category designed specifically for everyday … Continue reading

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BAWIDAMANN CHATTANOOGA LEATHERWORKS POGN L TANTO/DROP POINT SCABBARD PROTOTYPE

If you own a Bawidamann PONG L, you will be want to pick up the Chattanooga Leatherworks POGN L Tanto / Drop Point Scabbard. Why don’t you have one already say you? They’ve been under development but are coming soon. … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: COAST LIGHTS, KNIVES and MULTI-TOOLS

Portland, Oregon, based COAST traces its beginnings to 1919 when its founder launched a new and improved fillet knife that was readily accepted by the salmon fishermen of the Pacific Northwest. The company’s HX4, HX5 and HP3R general purpose lights … Continue reading

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White River Knife’s Unique New Survival Sheath

White River Knife & Tool, Coopersville, MI, March 2018 – New Firecraft 3.5 small utility survival knives are finally out for 2018. Announced at this year’s SHOT Show, this small, tough and ultra-handy survival knife has the same blade profile … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio Introduces The New Basic Folder BF0 R CD.

It is a small Basic folder. Its handle produced in techno-polymer makes it light and resistant, also thanks to its steel internal frame. BF0 R CD employs the trustworthy LINER-LOCK blade blocking system. It keeps all BF0 characteristics improved with … Continue reading

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BLADE Announces The All New Blade Show West

BLADE®, the world’s No. 1 knife media brand, announces the all-new BLADE Show West in Portland, Oregon—the Knifemaking Capital of the USA. The three-day show will open its doors at the Oregon Convention Center on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.BLADE Show … Continue reading

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THE SPYDER STRIKES AGAIN WITH SOME GREAT EDGED TOOLS FOR 2018

The Pink Panther was a very successful film franchise written and directed by Blake Edwards for actor Peter Sellers. The first movie in the series opened in 1963 giving audiences around the world a first look at an inept French … Continue reading

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DoubleStar International Announces the Brimstone Folding Knife

An Every Day Carry folder with exceptional value and a uniquely designed pommel for comfort, positive grip and looks. Winchester, Ky. (January 2018) – DoubleStar International, a division of DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Introduces the Lite-Fighter EX Combat Utility Knife

Born from the theater of war and designed by Ret. Sergeant Major Darrin Sirois, the Lite-Fighter EX is destined for greatness. Winchester, Ky. (January 2018) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, is pleased to … Continue reading

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Fix It Sticks AR15 Maintenance Kit

    NEW FIX IT STICKS AR15 Maintenance Kit Available with Hard or Soft Carrying Case Comes with two Fix It Sticks, Twelve 1/4″ Bits, Carrier Bolt Group Scraper, Bronze Scraper, Castle Nut Wrench, Metal Pin Punch, Plastic Pin Punch, … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO INTRODUCES THE MAMBA FIXED BLADE KNIFE IN WOLF GREY COLOR

  Extrema Ratio is proud to present the MAMBA in the new WOLF GREY color, a very light multipurpose fixed knife with a special innovative kydex sheath which can be easily fixed inside the loops of the M.O.L.L.E. system. The … Continue reading

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