Knife Reviews, Tips And Accessories
During Rome’s 2nd century B.C incursions into the Iberian Peninsula, its legions were introduced to the enemy’s sword of choice, the gladius hispaniensis. Knowing a good thing when they saw one, Roman designers moved on from earlier models of swords and adapted the gladius for common use.
We gave all of the top Kershaw knives a thorough inspection, and here’s what we thought. There’s a certain thing you need in a great pocket knife. It’s hard to put your finger on it, and come up with the exact definition of a good knife, but you know it when you see it. That’s
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Flying knives? That’s right, these guys shoot X-Acto knives out of a shotgun. These guys took twelve X-Acto knives, wired them together, stuck them to the end of their shotgun round, and then let them fly. WARNING: Don’t try this at home. A 12-gauge shotgun doesn’t need any help getting the job done, but these guys wanted
We wanted to take you behind the scenes with Benchmade to see what ranks them amongst the best knife companies in the business. Over the course of three decades Benchmade has produced some of the world’s finest knives. Whether it’s balisongs, fixed blades, rescue hooks, or folders, Benchmade has certainly left their mark. We wanted to
The Buck Model 110 Folding Hunter is one of the most popular knife designs in history. Here’s how it’s made, from start to finish. Buck introduced the Model 110 Folding Hunter pocket knife to the public in 1964. Outdoorsmen absolutely loved the knife, as the company has sold more than 15 million over the last
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The Parisian Needlefire Knife-Pistol Combination is one interesting little piece of equipment. If you enjoy old gadgets and neat firearms of the past, we have got a treat for you. Originating from the 1860s-70s, this Parisian Needlefire Knife/Pistol is one sweet little collector’s item. This video breaks down every facet of this unique firearm and
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You’ll see the gutting blade in a new light after checking out the Outdoor Edge collection. American hunters have used traditional gut hooks on their skinning knives for decades, while European hunters have preferred an upside down gutting blade with a blunt tip to zip open their game. We have found the curved banana shaped gutting
One of the best parts of being an outdoorsman is a chance to process your own game. We’re obviously prone to do things on our own at Outdoor Edge, but there seems to still be a contingency of hunters out there who still bring their harvests to a processor, spending unnecessary money on something they
They have been carried for centuries. Their designs qualify as functional art. They have been built into walking sticks, spring-loaded beneath the barrels of pistols and derringers, carried in silk-lined pockets of elegant, bespoke jackets. They are put to myriad utilitarian purposes. They even save lives.
Today, the gentleman’s knife may be discovered in a virtually unlimited array of designs, many of which push the science of ergonomics to new heights, a handful of which qualify as artistic masterpieces.
A survival knife is just that: a tool on which, under certain circumstances, your life may depend. My focus in this article is on full-tang (the blade running the full length of the knife to handle’s end), fixed blade knives – your best bet to avoid breakage during extreme use.