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Top 5 Hunting Knives

Avid hunters will know that the most important selling point for a great hunting knife is versatility. From helping you kill small or big game to preparing it to be eaten, hunting knives can be classified in several categories, according to their size, blade types and functionality. A hunting knife that is suitable for hunting …

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Knifemaker Spotlight: An Interview with James Behring from Behring Made

Recently I had the privilege of having a quick Q&A session with James Behring from Behring Made. James is a hobbyist knifemaker turned pro who now runs his own company and makes some outstanding knives. Rather than bore you with any more introduction, let’s just get right to the interview. Q: How did you initially …

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Spyderco Lum Chinese Folder Review: A Stunning Gentleman’s Knife

To set the record straight, the Spyderco Lum Chinese Folder is a gentleman’s knife through and through. It is absolutely gorgeous, but its intent hardly seems to be hard use. When designed, I don’t believe that this knife was supposed to be used for cutting cardboard or whittling sticks like other less pretty knives and …

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Benchmade 300 Review: One of Benchmade’s best!

benchmade 300sn

When it comes to the Benchmade 300 Axis Flipper (also known as the 300SN) controversy, I am squarely in the camp that it is an awesome knife; in fact, I might say one of Benchmade’s best ever. For the longest time, Benchmade knives just didn’t really appeal to me, at least not enough to own …

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Kershaw Skyline: An Excellent Knife for Every Day Carry

Kershaw Skyline

The Kershaw Skyline has been in my every day carry rotation for quite some time now. It has been in my pocket on mountain bike rides, been tucked away in my backpack while hiking through the California coastal mountains, and even seen some action in the Nevada snow. It is a knife that brings everything …

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Top 8 Reasons You Should Carry a Knife

Pocket Knife

Those of you who carry knives already know how often people ask why you carry one. Most of the time, the person asking is genuine and the question is benign, but every once in a while you’ll encounter a rather self-righteous person who seems to have already pegged you as a serial killer because you …

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Kitchen Knives: Zwilling Cronidur Review

Zwilling Cronidur Knife Set

It’s funny, because as a knife guy, I still do most of my cutting in the kitchen. Nonetheless, I have spent countless dollars agglomerating an assortment of pocket knives and camping knives yet until recently, I was still using an old set of hand-me-down Chicago Cutlery knives that were roughly 40 years old. Not to …

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Five of The Best Folding Knives

Kershaw Chive

When it comes to choosing the best folding knife, many factors come into play. At first, it can be a little bit difficult to sort through the madness because there are so many different specs and knife designs. Fortunately, I’ll simplify the process for you by breaking down the finer points and giving you some …

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Should I Buy Custom Made Knives?

If you are a knife collector and find yourself getting bored of production knives, be warned! Entering the arena of custom made knives tends to be a pretty expensive venture that requires quite a bit of patience. However the benefits can be well worth it depending on your priorities when purchasing your knives. Below, I …

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Browning OPMOD Fixed Blade Knife Review

Browning OPMOD Fixed Blade

In the interest of full disclosure, the good folks at Optics Planet sent me a Browning OPMOD Fixed Blade with the expectation that I give the knife an honest and unbiased review. Their confidence speaks to the quality of the knife, and I am pleased to report that their confidence is warranted. To give you …

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