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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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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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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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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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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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KNOW YOUR WAY AROUND KNIVES AND FORKS

Readers we’ve made it through another week and look forward to some great weather and a well earned, fun, weekend. In last week’s shoot-the-shit topic we introduced you to the formalities of  a dinner table. Well, we had great feedback … 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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BAWIDAMANN ROGUE KNIVES ARE AVAILABLE

These knives are designed with a 60 degree angle bend from handle to tip to enhance natural motions from punching to plunging, with the knife being a true extension of the motion. They are designed for off side carry, and … Continue reading

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Surviving A Hand-To-Hand Encounter

While perusing a publication, we ran across an article that attracted our attention. Before jumping to any conclusions,  we know the training depicted is conducted by a highly reputable and competent individual, so this is in no way a criticism … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio Announces The Dobermann IV Africa

Extrema Ratio has introduced the new Dobermann IV Africa, dedicated to professional hunters.The blade steel is Bohler N690, the Austrian stainless steel enriched with chromium, vanadium, molybdenum and cobalt, whose distinctive features are hardness, for edge retention, and ease of … Continue reading

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Benchmade Knife Company Annoucement

  (Oregon City, OR) Benchmade Knife Company, manufacturer of premium sports cutlery for more than two decades, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jon de Asis to the role of Senior Director of Operations. In this new position, Jon … Continue reading

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Spyderco’s Reverse – A Unique Craig Douglas and Michael Janich Compromise

Where some knives lend themselves to specific combat styles, Spyderco’s Reverse is very much style agnostic. This is a fighting knife with a totally cool twist. A collaboration between Craig Douglas and Michael Janich, two trainers and marshal artists with … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Thomas R Bender’s The Tool

Let me say right off the bat that my catchy post title will be meaningless without reading my review. So, read the review. Having said that Tom’s creations are the personification of simplicity yet total ferocity! Nothing in his work … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Tom Bender Knife Maker

No other industry can tout artisans the way bladesmiths can. If you want to discover the spans of talent and human creativity just attend the Atlanta Blade Show; this is true around the world with examples like Bastien  Cove of … Continue reading

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AKTI Unveils Updated Website Featuring Knife Laws By State

The American Knife and Tool Institute has launched a revised version of its website with complete and legally accurate knife law information available  at http://www.AKTI.org. The improved site features accurate information about laws that impact knife businesses and knife owners … Continue reading

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PREORDER Announcement For The Bawidamann Muninn

Note: The handle shown in the photo is a prototype . The handle that will actually ship with the knife is shown in the engineering drawing; machined by VZ grips, so it will be every bit as good as the … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio’s BF2 V For The Sailor In You

The folks at Extrema Ratio have come up with a new twist for their very popular BF2 medium folding knife family. They added a series of features to create the BF2 V, which makes this knife and ideal shipmate. They’ve … 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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Extrema Ratio Announces the RAO II

Extrema Ratio has added a new and improved version of the RAO folding knife to its lineup. The RAO II features a drop point and handle that is slightly beveled to give it a more rounded look and feel. The … Continue reading

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Bawidamann Offering 60 SKRAELINGS For Immediate Sale…

If you like a classical catana, the SKRAELINGS is about as close as you’ll get in a short fixed blade knife. These knives are superb and feature a carbon fiber composite handle and 4 inch CPM s35vn blade. MSRP $315

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Spyderco ‘ s Enuff Leaf – Review

Let’s face it, tactical folders are an indispensible component of anyone’s kit; earning that standing because they are compact and weigh considerably less than the MK3 Mod 0 I use to carry. But, they fail! And, sometimes at the most … Continue reading

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Work Sharp’s® Guided Field Sharpener 2.2.1

By: Sal Palma Knives, especially military blades, lead more productive lives than many people. They’re used for tasks ranging from stirring instant coffee in hot water to chipping through a wall to create spider holes for a sniper’s hide, so … Continue reading

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What’s Up In February…

SHOT SHOW gets better every year with increasing participation and a veritable cornucopia of innovation, so we are far from complete with SHOT SHOW 2013 coverage, which will feature an excellent photo gallery. I’ll also have a couple of reviews … Continue reading

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Quick Stop At Lion Steel’s Booth To Check Out Their Cutlery.

International participation at SHOT Show has been growing over the years. I am huge fan of many of the Italian knife makers and Lion Steel is no exception. The Lion Steel Molletta is 4 5/8″ closed – heavy duty – … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio’s Glauca B1 – Review

By: Sal Palma Collaboration between the masters at Extrema and Groupe d’Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale of France, renders a versatile tactical folder. Extrema Ratio has built a reputation around design and manufacture of many of the world’s best combat … Continue reading

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Confronting A Knife Attack

This video was originally posted by Christophe Scerri, COO, Persa Seguridad, Chile. It dispenses with all of the hokey knife fighting and hand-to-hand tactics; choosing instead to be grounded in reality. As you watch this short video, notice that at no-time does … Continue reading

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Spyderco’s Dragonfly The Little Knife That Could

Spyderco, based in Golden, Colorado, is the perfect example of an American success story. The company was founded in 1978 by Sal Glesser and his wife Gail, who started producing knife sharpeners and in 1981 Spyderco produced its first folding … 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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Benchmade’s Gorgeous Harley Davidson Ti-Fender™ Monolock

I’ve been around motorcycles of every description for a long time and nothing, other than the Indian, will ever replace the love I have in my heart for the Harley Davidson motorcycle. It screams American in a way no other … 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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Extrema Ratio Pugio – Classic and Timeless

This month, I had the opportunity to review one of the best, if not the best, execution of a combat dagger, Extrema Ratio’s Pugio. I also have a great love for the Roman era Gladius, its longer brethren the Gladius … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio Announces A New Addition To Its Lineup The M1A1.

The folks at Extrema Ratio, Prato Italy, have introduced a rather interesting new utility knife, the M1A1. This is somewhat of a departure from their military product line, which includes heavy-duty folding knives, combat knives and survival knives. The M1A1 features … Continue reading

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