Category Archives: Knives

DPx HEST/F URBAN Folder

DPx Gear founder Robert Young Pelton is a specialist in travel to war zones and dangerous places all over the world.  His decades of reporting from conflicts on many continents have made him an authority on what to bring to … Continue reading

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Emerson Knives CQC-7 as a Flipper!

Emerson Knives has constructed an exclusive CQC-7 flipper blade, using the ball bearing pivot introduced in their Rangemaster Sheepdog knife.  Here is a description in Mr. Emerson’s own words: The Emerson CQC-7 knife is the most recognized and iconic tactical … Continue reading

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Outland Kryptos K2 Pre-Order

Mont Vernon, New Hampshire’s Outland Equipment, Inc. designs and makes “tools for survival in hostile environments” in the USA.  The Kryptos K2 knife is named after a cipher, or coded message, seen in a statue at the CIA headquarters in … Continue reading

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Ruger Knives Made by CRKT

Sturm, Ruger & Co. have announced a new line of branded knives designed and made for them by Columbia River Knife and Tool.  There are eight models in the series.  In-house CRKT designers Ken Steigerwalt, RMJ Tactical, Matthew Lerch, Bill … Continue reading

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Colonial’s Automatic Knives State Checklist

Colonial Knife Corp. has distributed a list of states where it is legal to possess switchblade and automatic knives (sometimes with restrictions).  Colonial has thrown some of their model numbers into the list–well, they did provide it!  The photo above … Continue reading

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DPx Gear’s Aculus Has a Sting

DPx Gear has released a new folder whose handle is milled from a solid block of 6Al4V titanium.  Their new Aculus model is a handsome piece of machinery.  Aculus is derived from “aculeus,” the tip of a scorpion’s stinger.  The … Continue reading

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BLADE Show Patrons Scared by Zombie Tools

Zombie Tools had by far the most interesting display booth at BLADE Show 2015.  Their wares were as distinctive as they were lethal.  Heck, they even had a little lounge for resting between sprints from the angry undead!  These guys … Continue reading

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GD Skulls Dress Up Your Knife

Genadijs Dmitrijevs handcrafts his GD Skulls with Old World skill.  Each skull bead is made in his Latvia, Russia workshop from 925 silver and bronze.  The designs are intricate and beautiful.  GD feels his mixture of the two metals, done … Continue reading

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Red Horse Knifeworks

Edward Kim is the driving force and maker behind Red Horse Knifeworks.  He brought some incredible wares to BLADE Show 2015.  Kim is a martial arts practitioner and a former private security contractor.  These facets of his background give him … Continue reading

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New Spyderco Para Military 3 Prototype

In the Spyderco booth at BLADE Show 2015, there was a knife labeled the Para Military 3, as in a “three-inch blade.”  It appeared to be a scaled down PM 2!  I am frankly partial to smaller EDC-carry knives. They … Continue reading

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