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CPM 154 Knife Steel Overview

Introduction 154CM stainless steel has long been a sought-after metal for knife makers. The addition of molybdenum over 440C steel gave 154CM far superior edge holding, while still maintaining the same corrosion resistance. 154CM and its twin, ATS-34, were not without their own drawbacks, however. Knifemaker John Barlow earlier this year sat down with Blade Magazine and explained why he …

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Florida Knife Laws Explained

Florida statutes can be tough to navigate if you’re not sure where to look. Don’t worry, we did all the hard work for you. Below is what Florida law says about knives in everyday English. It includes excerpts from the law as well as case decisions.

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420HC Steel Overview

420HC Steel holds a higher carbon production rate than some stainless steels. The content is softer than the higher number steel count 440, yet it’s more rugged than other similar products. This steel material has a greater carbon base and is mixed to a harder finish than 420 stainless steels, but under normal processes, falls around 55 HRC.  Given the …

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Spyderco Kapara Review

Check Price :  First Thoughts 2018 has been filled with lots of activity in the knife industry, and one of the events is the release of Spyderco’s newest models called the Kapara.  A part-time knifemaker from Australia has recently caught the attention of Spyderco execs and as a result, knifemaker Alistair Phillips is Spyderco’s newest collaborator/designer. A full member of the …

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Fox USA Forza Lockback Knife Review

First Thoughts The roots of the modern Fox Cutlery Company started to form in 1977 after its founder Oreste Frati started the company after years of experience in the commercial cutlery industry. The city of Maniago in Italy is (and has been for a very long time) known for its steel blade manufacturing, and by most standards would be very comparable …

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Best Electric Knife Sharpener

Okay, let’s be a little more specific here!  What I mean is that the Presto 8810 is, in my opinion, the best electric knife sharpener value given the price.  It’s less than $50, but if you’d like to spend a few hundred bucks on a sharpener, you could get an even better one!  Make sense?  Okay, let’s move on. Are …

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CPM-3V Knife Steel Overview

Overview Perfect knife steels are like opinions… You were expecting a joke, right? Well, the fact is, there is no “perfect” knife steel. It all depends on what your intended use for the knife will be, where you expect to use the knife, and the conditions in which it will be used. Many throw around the term “perfect,” and CPM-3V …

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Benchmade 940 Review

The Benchmade 940 folder is a great pocket knife!  I have read quite a few reviews for it on Amazon and everyone who has tried this knife has loved it!  One of the only complaints I have seen with this knife is the price, but personally, I think the knife is worth every penny.  Benchmade is a reliable company based …

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Best Gifts for Your Knife Lover!

Okay, so I’m positive you don’t even really need me to tell you about the timeless nature of giving knives and knife-related gifts to those who matter to you in life right?  Just in case I’m wrong, here’s a brief synopsis:  Knives are a useful, enduring personal item which can be used daily or displayed as a collector’s items which …

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Top 3 Best Throwing Tomahawks

Are you looking for a good throwing tomahawk? Throwing a tomahawk is very fun, even more fun than throwing a knife. It gives you the same rush of throwing a knife, but with more power. When you hear the “thud” the tomahawk makes as it hits its target, it feels stronger and louder than the “thud” from a knife. This article will …