Bladerunners Systems: Advanced Balisong Tricks

Bladerunners Systems: Advanced Balisong Tricks

 Are you mastering the ancient art of the butterfly knife? Get ready because we’re bringing you part three of our series: Advanced Balisong Tricks. Thanks to Bill Boyd AKA SirBilliam_ for bringing the skills and -=BRS=-, for bringing the lust-worthy balisong knives. Advanced Balisong Tricks Take a deep breath. Bandage up your sad, swollen […]

Bladerunners Systems: Intermediate Balisong Tricks

Bladerunners Systems: Intermediate Balisong Tricks

 Today we’re going to be looking at some of the coolest intermediate Balisong tricks. Have you checked out the first part of our Balisong flipping series brought to you by Bladerunners Systems? If not, bounce on over there and learn a few things from butterfly knife master Bill Boyd. Intermediate Balisong Tricks Once you’ve mastered […]

Bladerunners Systems: Beginner Balisong Tricks

Bladerunners Systems: Beginner Balisong Tricks

 There’s a golden era for everything. It was the 60’s and 70’s for rock music. For sports cars, many people will tell you things peaked in the 50’s. Today is that time for balisong flippers. Bladerunners Systems (or -=BRS=-) has changed the game with high-performance butterfly knives. These blades are purpose build and battle […]

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 3

SHOT Show 2018, Day 3

“Like a kid in a candy store.” 1. Definition (expr.): feeling as though all of one’s wishes are coming true; delighted because of the wonderful situation one is in; extremely happy because of all the good things that are happening. Examples: “John is a big time knife fan. He’s loved knives since he was a […]

Best Knives of 2017

Best Knives of 2017

The year is drawing to a close, and it’s been a good one for the blade world. If you’re a fan of sharp and pointy things, you’re probably aware of the coolest knives introduced in 2017—but there were also a few oldies that continued to dominate despite all the hype surrounding new releases. Whether you’re […]

Properly Tightening Your Butterfly Knife

Properly Tightening Your Butterfly Knife

So you have your Balisong, and after much practice you are starting to get better and better, but inevitably something is going to start happening.  Those pins are going to start getting lose, and unless you do something about it, you could hurt yourself, or even your knife.   If left unchecked, loose pins can break, […]

HOM Basilisk-R Butterfly Knife – Better than the Original

HOM Basilisk-R Butterfly Knife – Better than the Original

In 2007, the Hom/Dalton Basilisk butterfly knife hit the market and went the way of most mid-techs: into legend. The original Basilisk was unique for its time. Only 106 were produced, and although they came in a variety of handle materials and blade profiles, all were made to perform.  Featuring a hand tuned bushing system […]

Impressive Butterfly Knife Skills

Impressive Butterfly Knife Skills

  Every so often, we like to feature different flippers showing off what they do best, flipping!   There are so many different people out there, all with their own unique, different, set of skills.  I’ve heard it said that, like snowflakes, no 2 flippers flip the same.  There are tiny different variations in each […]