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Louisiana Knife Laws

The knife law of Louisiana is sort of confusing and lacks clarity on the issue of ownership.  We will need to assume that if the issue of ownership is not dealt with, then it is legal to own any knife unless it is specifically prohibited in the statutes.  This article will give you an understanding of Louisiana knife laws in everyday English …

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Best Knife Sharpener

Are some of the knives in your kitchen dull? Does it take you too much effort to cut your tomatoes? Instead of spending money to have your knives sharpened by someone else, you can buy a simple knife sharpener that’ll save you lots of headaches and money. This article on the best knife sharpener will walk you through the best knife …

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154CM Steel Guide

What is 154CM Steel? With dozens of excellent steels being manufactured worldwide for use in cutlery, the question of what is the “best” steel for a knife is really not a fair question or a question that should be asked.  The question to ask is more like “which steel is best for what purpose and price point?”  For our purposes, …

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Buck 285 Bantam BLW Mossy Oak Pink Camo Pocket Knife

WHY PINK? So glad you asked!  I’ve asked myself that question a number of times as I noticed more and more excellent PINK knives from America’s top companies like Spyderco, Ontario Knife Co., Buck, Kershaw, etc.  What’s the deal?  I asked that question to Ontario Knife’s marketing director Matt recently, and the answer was something I never expected.  In fact, …

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420 Steel Guide

That trusty old knife that you carry around is probably made of a familiar steel, 420 steel. 420 steel is widely available in most makes of knives. This steel provides a wide range of benefits but its weakness is that it doesn’t contribute to any one area significantly; however, this does not make it a bad blade to buy. The …

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SK-5 Steel Guide

Many famous movies depict swashbuckling heroes engaged in the finest exhibition of sword fighting as steel blades glisten in the evening sun. They take on a formidable enemy armed with just their sword.  What these men all had in common was knowing what makes a good blade, how to use the finest steel, and be effective with their weapon. Most of …

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Kershaw Lonerock Folding Drop Point Review

Construction Given the size of the Lonerock folder (which is substantially bigger than its non-folding counterpart), it would definitely not be considered an EDC knife, and its lack of clip would attest to the fact that it was never meant to be such a knife.  The spine of the blade throughout its length (until the last 3/4 inches near the tip) …

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Pennsylvania Knife Laws

Pennsylvania knife statutes are short and lacking in clear definitions. In order to determine what the law is, one must look at Court decisions, or case law. This article takes the statutes and the case law and puts it in a clear and organized manner that anyone can understand. Related Posts California Knife Law Michigan Knife Laws Missouri Knife Laws …

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9 of the Craziest Knives You Never Knew Existed

Well, that’s a bit of a sensational title, so maybe I’ll clarify it a bit!  They’re more like weird, scary and mysterious cutting implements that you don’t hear too much about!  That’s a bit more like it.  Here at Knife Up, we’re always looking for a unique twist on knives and related tools that give us the fodder for a …

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How To Find Water in the Wilderness

Survival – 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Finding Water The average person can survive for three weeks without food but only three days without water.  It will be your number one priority to ensure survival – it is absolutely essential to life. If you are in survival mode, don’t wait to look for water when you’re thirsty or when …