Category Archive: Knife Reviews

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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Kitchen Knives: Zwilling Cronidur Review

Zwilling Cronidur Chef's Knife

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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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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Spyderco Tenacious: One Of The Best Folding Knife Values

Spyderco Tenacious

So you are in the market for an excellent folding knife, but don’t have a lot of money to spend. No problem at all. Let me introduce you to the Spyderco Tenacious. In my early days of carrying a knife, the Tenacious is one that got by far the most pocket time in my EDC …

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