Category Archives: Knives and Tools

Andrew Bawidamann HUGINN EDC KNIVES ARE IN STOCK

The HUGINN fixed blade flat ground knife is  an amazing creation from Bawidamann; named after Odin’s Raven. If you think you might want to pick one up, act fast because like most of Andrews blades they disappear fast! Steel: .100 … Continue reading

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EXTREMA RATIO’s New DEFENDER & DEFENDER DG

  Extrema Ratio has launched two new backup knives: DEFENDER with single guard and upper grip and DEFENDER DG with double guard. They both come with a blood drain,  ultra slim shape and black kydex sheath fitting the M.O.L.L.E. system … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Special Operations Charity Network Sweepstakes – Thank You to Our Veterans

DoubleStar is offering an exclusive Veterans Day sweepstakes to honor our Veterans with a unique package that includes a special edition, Vintage Military themed Wrath™ Crashhawk. Winchester, Ky. (October 2017) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Unveils the Halcon-X "Non-Traditional Karambit" at 2017 NASGW Expo and Annual Meeting

Developed by Robert Cabrera, DoubleStar Director, Edged Weapon Division, the Halcon-X will be available for 2018. Winchester, Ky. (October 2017) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, is pleased to introduce the Halcon-X “Non-Traditional Karambit” … Continue reading

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CRKT TECPATL – a Michael R. Rodriguez Creation

  Michael R. Rodriguez has taken a timeless combat tool and enriched it with Aztec lore and symbols of his military life. In so doing, he’s produced a unique edged weapon worthy of a place in CRKT’s Forged By War™ … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: CRKT TECPATL

Michael R. Rodriguez of Fayetteville, North Carolina designed the Tecpatl™ as a part of the CRKT® Forged by War® program. His conviction: a good combat fighter relies on instinct; a great fighter understands the importance of an ergonomically flawless weapon. … Continue reading

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Jake Hoback Knives and PROOF Research Team Up on Limited-Edition PROOF of Life Axe

Priest River, ID (September 2017) Jake Hoback Knives and PROOF Research are pleased to announce the release of a collaborative project, the limited edition PROOF of Life Axe. Jake Hoback started making knives in 1990 in his backyard, pounding them … Continue reading

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CRKT HOMEFRONT WITH FIELD STRIP TECHNOLOGY

CRKT and Ken Onion have created an impressive EDC pocket folder. Handle, blade profile, liner lock make the Homefront a top of the line design, but what makes it truly exceptional is Ken Onion’s patented Field Strip Technology. Gone is … Continue reading

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AKTI Introduces Freedom of Commerce Act

Will repeal the Federal Switchblade Act of 1958, and allow knife owners to purchase any automatic knife legal in their state. Read more We sincerely thank Senator Mike Crapo, ID, for introducing our legislation today that will repeal the Federal … Continue reading

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Hogue Knives Announces New EX-F02 Knives with G10 Handles

Henderson, NV – Hogue Knives is proud to announce the expansion of their USA-made EX-F02 line to now feature G10 handles. “The EX-F02’s light-weight durable design was created specifically with the outdoors-man in mind,” explained Hogue Knives engineer Scott Bruhns. … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: CRKT HOMEFRONT WITH FIELD STRIP TECHNOLOGY

For 2017, CRKT introduced a line of pocket folders that are classic Ken Onion design, the HOMEFRONT. In addition to Ken’s typical balance between elegance and function, HOMEFRONT features something that is both new and unique, Field Strip Technology. If … Continue reading

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GEAR REVIEW: SPYDERCO EUROEDGE™

It’s unlikely that knifemaker Ed Schempp intended his EUROEDGE design to be described as a gentleman’s pocket folder; however, its ethnic elegance, materials and construction merit the accolade. This is one gorgeous faux pocket pugnale! Read my review …

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Hogue Knives Announces the X1-Microflip

Henderson, NV – Hogue Knives is pleased to introduce the newest addition to their quality line of knives, the X1-Microflip button lock flipper. “The X1-Microflip is an amazing piece of precision manufacturing” said Hogue lead knife engineer Scott Bruhns. “Our … Continue reading

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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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