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 […]

The Year of The Monkey

The Year of The Monkey

  Gong Hey Fat Choy!  Or, for those of you not fluent in Cantonese, Happy New Year!!   Yesterday (February 8th, 2016) was Chinese New Year! This is the year of the Monkey, easily one of my top ten favorite animals! The zodiac monkey is known for being fast acting, and constantly re-addressing their lifestyle as […]

Paracord Craziness

Paracord Craziness

When I was a green Blade HQ employee, I thought paracord was just used for making survival bracelets and wrapping knife handles (oh, young grasshopper… you had so much to learn). Now, however, I consider myself to be more of a yellow Blade HQ employee, as my knife and gear knowledge has expanded significantly. Some of this […]

7 Uses of Paracord

7 Uses of Paracord

Today for the fun of it, we are going to look at the 7 common uses of paracord. I know that there are millions of ways of using paracord (perhaps I am somewhat exaggerating). However, we are going to focus more on the common ways of paracord application. Sure, all of them might not be […]