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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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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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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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SIG SAUER ACADEMY UPCOMING CLASSES

 Advanced Edged Weapons with Steve Tarani$450 | October 3-4, 2015 | Epping, NHTake advantage of this extremely rare opportunity to learn from the experience and knowledge of a protective services professional from deep within the US Defense Intelligence community. Former … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead…

  We’ve had a pretty busy Spring this year with a number of events that will generate articles throughout the summer months. We are also working on some edged weapon reviews from a number of manufacturers, and if you like … Continue reading

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IWI US, Inc. Announces The Tavor Tactical Combat Folding Knife

This week, IWI introduced a tactical folder that pairs very nicely with your Tavor SAR.  The knife is an exclusive design, for IWI US, manufactured in Pennsylvania by Guardian Tactical in collaboration between the U.S. Protective Service and Andrew Buerk, … Continue reading

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Thomas R. Bender–Custom Knife Maker

Thomas R. Bender lives in Van Nuys, CA and has a passion for weapons of any kind. If you’ve been to an action movie, it’s quite likely he had something to do with the weapons and explosions. I had an … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Spyderco’s Serrata–A Stuart Ackerman Design

Spyderco and Stuart Akerman have done an amazing job producing what is one of the best bush knives I’ve run across in quite a while. The Serrata is stout yet very nimble and its Cast 440C blade delivers a vicious … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret

This coming month we are going to treat you to one of Hollywood’s best kept secrets, Tom Bender. He’s not a screen name but his work has made just about every action film ever shot a success with his mastery … Continue reading

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Benchmade Unveils Eight New Models And Its new Proprietary Mechanism: The AXIS Dual Action At The Atlanta Blade Show

June 6th, 2014 In addition to eight new models, including one new model from HK Knives, Benchmade will also unveil its new proprietary mechanism: the AXIS Dual Action.  “As the year winds down for the 15th anniversary of the AXIS … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2014–Attleboro Battle Knife

I never pass up an opportunity to check out the edged weapons, at any of the outdoor shows, for a couple of reasons. First, I developed an affinity for the Japanese Katana through my study of Bushido and some marshal … Continue reading

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PGM Precision In Collaboration With Sacha Thiel Is Offering A Limited Edition Folding Knife

PGM Precision is the official supplier of sniper weapon systems to the French Government. PGM rifles have a global reputation for their accuracy, robustness and reliability. I’ve had the opportunity to test the company’s PGM338 and walked away extremely impressed … Continue reading

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33 BAWIDAMANN BLADES AVAILABLE On 3 April 2013

Connoisseurs of fine custom knives know that Bawidamann creations sell out within 30 minutes of going on sale. Bawidamann Brothers have announced they will make available for sale 33 Pong L blades on 3 April 2013. You can purchase the … Continue reading

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FOX Knives Avi Nardia KAPAP Combatives

One of the more interesting fixed blade designs at SHOT 2013 is this FOX Knives KAPAP combat knife. This exceptional knife bears the name of Avi Nardia a 24 year veteran of the Israeli IDF Reserves, serving as the official … Continue reading

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Bastinelli Creations

Bastinelli Knives are not necessarily for everyone but then again neither is an Armani Prive. Like the dress, Bastien Coves’ concepts integrate impeccable design and art form with the natural martial flow; very much like the Armani Prive on a deserving figure. La quintessence de … Continue reading

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Bastinelli Creations Artisan and Rising Blade Master

I have recently taken notice of someone I believe to be a rather gifted knife designer,  Bastien Coves of Bastinelli Creations. Bastien is a French knife maker working out of a small shop in Paris. Bastien is not simply a gifted young artist; he is, … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio’s BF M1A1 and BF M1A2 Now Available In A Burnished Finish.

By the way, these knives are great utility knives complete with an integrated marlinspike. If you’ve ever had to handle wet knotted line or make a splice, or an eye, you’ll quickly come to appreciate the value of the marlinspike.

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Extrema Ratio Introduces the 39-09 Combat.

The 39-09 Combat is a slightly shorter, 160 mm,  version of the 39-09 Operativo, which traces its origins back to World War I. The U.S. version of the Combat features a flat ground blade with a plain edge and very nicely executed serrations just … 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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SHOT SHOW 2012 HORN BLAST – SOG Specialty Knives and Tools

SOG Specialty Knives and Tools Llc has an incredible lineup for the edged weapon aficionado and here is just a sampling of what will be hitting the market later this year. For a hands on look stop by Booth 425 … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio Introduces A Compact Version Of Its Legendary Col. Moschin Combat Knife

Prato, Italy – Extrema Ratio announced the release of the compact version of its legendary Col. Moschin combat knife. The Col. Moschin was commissioned and officially adopted in 2002 by the Ninth Rgt. Incursori “Col. Moschin.” The Compact Col. Moschin has a blade length of … Continue reading

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915 Triage™ – Benchmade Through and Through

Benchmade introduced the 915 TriageÔ at the 2011 Shot Show in Las Vegas. At the time, I was unable to get a close look at it but I have to tell you this is one exciting knife. Why call it … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio’s Legendary ONTOS Now Available In Black Sheath

 The ONTOS is an amazing knife that you can baton with a sledge-hammer if the need arises. It will also punch through concrete or a fuselage. For those of you unfamiliar with Extrema Ratio’s ONTOS, I offer this back ground for your … Continue reading

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ENTREK USA Commando… Lean and Mean

Entrek USA manufactures a small but muscular line of combat knives. Ray Ennis, Entrek’s owner and artisan has been designing knives since his teens. That experience was evident in the USA Commando pictured above. The USA Commando features a 7″ … Continue reading

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MIL-TAC Knives & Tools Impressive Combat – Survival CS-2Ti

MIL-TAC Knives & Tools, Wylie, Texas is one of many young companies delivering superb products in direct support of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The company has a small but well diversified product offering that includes pistol grips (made … Continue reading

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Benchmade Nimravus Now With A Redesigned Sheath

Benchmade designs and manufactures many of the world’s best military and combat knives, and the company’s products are known for quality and durability. Benchmade’s Nimravus, fixed blade designs, are superbly capable combat knives but they were lacking in sheath design. … Continue reading

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Mark Knapp Custom Knives, Fairbanks Alaska at Blade Show 2011

In the 1911 category, Mark Knapp of Mark Knapp Custom Knives Fairbanks, AK, delivers his vision of the 1911 knife. The Knapp design features a fully functional 1911 magazine that Mr. Knapp claims will function in any 1911. This very … Continue reading

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SOG’s Aegis Continues To Be A Strong Performer…

You won’t find many asking for an upgraded version of a Chateau Lafite Rothschild so too it is with SOG’s famously successful Aegis series. Since its introduction, several years ago, the Aegis has done extremely well for SOG and it continues to … Continue reading

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The Venerable 1911 Inspires More Than One Designer At Blade Show.

One designer ULTIMATE™ EQUIPMENT has developed an entire product line around the M1911. The company currently offers the M1911 Standard Folding Knife, M1911 Officer Compact Folding Knife and an M1911 Fixed Blade. The folding knives are available in a 440C steel and a CPM … Continue reading

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Blade Show 2011

That’s right numb nuts, I’m not the fairy godmother or your mommy, and no I didn’t forget Blade 2011 coverage. So, I guess you’ll just have to come back to read about it won’t you. Drop and give me twenty … Continue reading

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SOG Tac Automatic 3.8oz of Sheer Tactical Muscle.

  In 2011, SOG Specialty Knives Inc. continues its tradition of designing and manufacturing great blades with a new automatic offering, the SOG Tac Automatic Drop Point. Readers who have followed my reviews know I tend to take folding knives lightly when … Continue reading

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Copy Cat Extrema Ratio Knives Confiscated in Italy.

The folks at Extrema Ratio, Prato, Italy have been making exceptional military and tactical knives since 1997. Their mantra has been to produce edged weapons of uncompromising quality and durability. They know the customers served depend on them for their … Continue reading

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Benchmade Adds the 3800SBK NTK to their Tactical Line.

 The 3800 family are auto open designs that can be manually actuated using the ambidextrous thumb studs provided. Single hand operation is assured in this William W. Harsey design. The production version features a flat ground D2 steel blade with a beautifully executed drop-point tip. … Continue reading

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