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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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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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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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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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TEN HOLIDAY GIFTS THAT ARE SURE TO MAKE SOMEONE VERY HAPPY (6–10)

Some great stocking stuffers come from OTIS Technology a company that has earned a global reputation for excellence in weapon cleaning products. The OTIS Ripcords make cleaning your weapons at the range immediately after firing a snap. The company’s AR … Continue reading

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TEN HOLIDAY GIFTS THAT ARE SURE TO MAKE SOMEONE VERY HAPPY (1–5)

  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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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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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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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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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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SHOT SHOW 2016 WITH COLUMBIA RIVER KNIFE AND TOOL

CRKT has a number of new fixed blade designs that are part of their Forged By War™ program, the company has also launched a new line of Ruger knives. Also new for 2016 is the Birler Ax designed by the … Continue reading

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OUR 2015 HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING IDEAS

Each year we go back through many of the items we’ve had the opportunity to review and select 10 that we feel would make exceptional gifts or stocking stuffers. The selection criteria is heavily influence by function, reliability, relevance and … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Kit Porn

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Gear Review: CRKT ARGUS™ – a Matthew Lerch EDC

Matthew Lerch’s signature is his combination of innovative mechanisms with relatively elaborate carvings; his knives combine art with function. The ARGUS dispenses with the elaborate but retains the elegant… Read My Review

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Sneak Preview CRKT ARGUS Folder

Prolific designer Matthew Lerch and Columbia River Knife and Tool team up to create an assisted open EDC folder with a gorgeous blade profile. We’ll tell you all about ARGUS in our upcoming review. Coming soon…

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CRKT Yukanto A James Williams Design With A Point

If you favor knife designs heavily influenced by Samurai feudal art form, James Williams and Columbia River Knife and Tool are for you. James Williams’ collaborations with CRKT have resulted in some fabulously successful offerings that include the Sakimori, Hissatsu, … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Columbia River Knife and Tool James Williams Design YUKANTO

In May, I’ll have a review of an awesome close quarters combat tool, the CRKT James Williams Design YUKANTO. This edged tool has a deeply traditional history that retains the close quarter effectiveness of its lineage. The YUKANTO is typical Williams … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Columbia River Knife and Tool’s NO BOTHER

  CRKT’s NO BOTHER tactical fixed blade knife is a Ryan M Johnson design inspired by Ryan’s daughter. When she came up with the design, she described it to her father as something you could use if someone is bothering … Continue reading

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Our Recommended Stocking Stuffers For Your 2013 Holiday Season.

We’d like to kickoff your Cyber Monday shopping with our recommendation for some great stocking stuffers. Our selection process remains the same as in prior years; form, function, quality and customer service. We hope you enjoy them and we wish … Continue reading

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Kangee T-HAWK RMJ’s Collaboration With Columbia River Knife and Tool.

  Ryan M. Johnson, founder of RMJ Tactical, is known worldwide for his Tactical Tomahawk’s. Late in 2012, Ryan collaborated with Columbia River Knife and Tool to bring outdoor enthusiasts and servicemen and women the Kangee T-Hawk. CRKT’s Kangee T-Hawk … Continue reading

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Two New Tactical Folders From CRKT

Ken Onion’s Foresight™ is typical Onion throughout, a slight recurve, full belly and a modified drop point make this all purpose design ideal for EDC. The blade is 3.5 inches in length and .16 inches in thickness translating to an … Continue reading

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CRKT’s Secret Weapon – The Hissatsu™ Folder

This very concept of “IPON”, so to speak, permeates CRKT’s Hissatsu Folder™. Simplicity with a purpose captured in the Kanji translation of its name Hissatsu – “strike”. The Hissatsu folder is a collaborative effort between James Williams and Columbia River … Continue reading

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Two Outstanding Knife Reviews – Coming Your Way

This month, I’ll take a look at two outstanding folding knives from two great companies, Benchmade’s Ti-Fender and Columbia River Knife & Tool’s Hissatsu. Two great knives to meet very different needs.

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Snapshot of February & March !

FOG HORN friends and readers, here’s what’s up. The month of February will see a review of SealSkinz waterproof socks. I certainly don’t want to steal any thunder from the review, but if you hunt or hike you’ll want a few pairs … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2012 HORN BLAST – Colombia River Knife and Tool

The folks at Columbia River Knife and Tool have no grass growing under their feet and this year is no different with an impressive array of thoughtful and innovative offerings. These are just a few so stop by the CRKT Booth … Continue reading

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