Top 7 Benchmade Knives

Top 7 Benchmade Knives

This year has been a great year for knives and an amazing year for Benchmade. With the holiday season fast upon us, now is a better time than ever to get your hands on one of these awesome Benchmade knives! Whether you are into lightweight folders, snappy OTF knives or buttery-smooth balisongs, there’s bound to […]

My Knife Knowledge Comes In Handy

My Knife Knowledge Comes In Handy

Knife Knowledge Damsel in Distress: Help me! Help me! Andrew: Who’s that?! What’s wrong? Damsel: Over here, on the railroad tracks! A man mugged me and tied me to the rails! This is like something out of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. Please set me free. Please! Andrew: Okay, ma’am! Wow…he really bound you tightly. Luckily, I […]

Gear Grades: OTF Knife Recommendations

Gear Grades: OTF Knife Recommendations

Today we’re talking OTF knife recommendations. Out-The-Front knives are more than a novelty. All the knives in this list feature a rapid, cheetah-swift deployment, and are perfect for EDC (if your local laws permit legal carry). I’m going to break this list down by price, with an all-star recommendation for each featured brand. Paragon, Para-X, […]

11 Star Wars EDC Pocket Knives

11 Star Wars EDC Pocket Knives

Today is May the 4th aka May the Fourth Be With You aka STAR WARS DAY. This post isn’t about lightsabers, Jar Jar Binks, or Porgs—it’s about knives, you Star Wars loving geeks. I recently got to rewatch the movies (yeah, my job is suuper haaard), and I captured all the best knife moments for […]

Automatic Knives Decoded: Boker to Benchmade

Automatic Knives Decoded: Boker to Benchmade

Who reigns supreme in the battle between manual and automatic knives? Manual knives are great—innovations like the thumb stud and Spydie hole have made deployment almost as fast as automatic knives. Almost is the key word! Push the trigger button on one of these autos and it will fire open like a crack of lightning. […]

From Spyderco to Microtech: 5 Knives You Can’t Live Without

From Spyderco to Microtech: 5 Knives You Can’t Live Without

 If you were stranded on a desert island, facing an impending zombie apocalypse, or had to choose the only knife you’re allowed to carry for the rest of your days—which knife would you want in your pocket? We set out to answer that question in Episode #45 of Knife Banter and we turned to […]

Knife Steel Snobbery: Pros & Cons

Knife Steel Snobbery: Pros & Cons

S90V, 440A, S35VN, 8Cr13MoV, D2, 154CM, AUS-8, Damascus, 1095, Bohler M390—when it comes to knife steel, there are enough options to make your head spin. Each type is a careful balance of iron with carbon and other elements, finely tuned to maximize specific characteristics. There is much debate as to which steels are the “best,” […]

SHOT Show 2018, Day 2

SHOT Show 2018, Day 2

Day two of SHOT Show 2018 dawned bright and early, with the promise of glinting steel, beautiful lines, and silky smooth action in the air. Our team hit the floor and got busy, visiting with all the best and brightest in the industry so that you, dear reader, could share in the feast. Behold, Blade […]

Day One Recap | SHOT Show 2017

Day One Recap | SHOT Show 2017

Better Late than Never What a day! It’s pretty safe to say that SHOT Show never fails to excite. Today we saw lots of great new stuff from our friends at Kershaw, Zero Tolerance, and Spyderco. We are going to cover an item or two from each manufacturer that, judging by our social media interactions […]