Neck Knives: How to Pick a Good One

Neck Knives: How to Pick a Good One

Ever seen some guy wearing a knife around his neck, like this dude wearing the Ka-Bar LDK TDI, and asked yourself, “Why a neck knife?” The short answer is—because knives. The longer answer involves a bunch of cavemen who loved knives but didn’t share the same fondness for wearing pants. Go figure. But, in all […]

Best Camping Knives & Tools

Best Camping Knives & Tools

I’ve heard people say that when you go camping, you should have a chopper (axe), fixed blade, and a folding knife/multi-tool. I don’t necessarily think you have to have each of those things, but it’s good to note that each camping knife or tool is mentioned for a reason. While camping, you’ll probably want to be […]

Father’s Day: Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Dad

Father’s Day: Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Dad

Father’s Day is coming up fast! If you’re a procrastinator like me, then you probably haven’t bought the man a present yet. That’s okay though, because there’s still time to get him something stellar from Blade HQ for Father’s Day! If you need more suggestions than the one to get him something from Blade HQ, don’t worry; we’ve […]

Best (Mostly) Lightweight Knives for Hiking and Backpacking

Best (Mostly) Lightweight Knives for Hiking and Backpacking

The weather is finally warming up here in Utah, and for an outdoorsy-but-cold-hating person like myself, that means things are finally looking up in the world! I’ve already busted out my gear and gone on some hikes, but I’ve got a lot more planned for this summer. Since it’s getting to be that time of […]

Serration Philosophies: Why Knife Manufacturers Use Different Serration Patterns

Serration Philosophies: Why Knife Manufacturers Use Different Serration Patterns

It was pointed out to me recently that quite a few manufacturers use serration patterns that are unique to their companies. In all honesty, I hadn’t given serrations that much thought before then. We got to wondering what each serration pattern has to offer and why it was selected in the first place, so I […]

New Knives from SHOT Show 2014 part III

New Knives from SHOT Show 2014 part III

That’s right; we have even more knives to show you. And this isn’t even all of it. All of us over here at Blade HQ have been working tirelessly to get all of this SHOT Show content up for you, and it’s going to be pretty busy over here for the next week or so, too. […]