Tag Archives: Gentleman’s Knife

New Benchmade Stryker 904SB

I could not wait to order the new 2014 Benchmade Stryker.  Since I have been wearing business casual of late, I decided to buy a Stryker 904SB because it was the “gentleman’s folder” of the line.  USPS kindly delivered on … Continue reading

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Cardsharp 2 Knife Review

I have this friend at work who I think is the Most Interesting Man in the World—real life version.  While I cannot divulge what I know of his past, think of someone who has traveled the globe in service to … Continue reading

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Timberline Vallotton Kickstart Steel Blade

Timberline Knives, founded in the early 1980’s by the late Jim Hardenbrook and Vaughn Neeley, has a history of successful collaborations, whether the early ones with Bob Lum and Ernest Emerson (the Emerson-Neeley SPECWAR won Blade Show’s Best American Knife … Continue reading

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SOG Knives Mini Aegis Review

SOG Specialty Knives gets its name from the Studies and Observation Group.  SOG.  More specifically, the U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam–Studies and Observation Group.  MACV-SOG.  The acronym did not use the word “special.”  MACV-SOG ran cross-border covert ops, rescue, and … Continue reading

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Zero Tolerance 0770 Review

Zero Tolerance Knives, the Made in USA hard-use offshoot of KAI Group, Inc, was displaying a very nice mid-sized folder in their SHOT Show 2013 booth.  Rep. Andy Peterson showed me the prototype of the new model, which he said … Continue reading

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CRKT Heiho aka Hissatsu 2 Review

I wrote my last article about a knife with a Japanese-influenced design.  Let’s do another.  Columbia River Knife and Tool has produced a line of knives, envisioned by noted martial arts instructor James Williams, that deeply bow to the Land … Continue reading

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