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Benchmade Griptilian 550BKHG Review

While by no means a new knife on the market, the Benchmade Griptilian is truly an American classic!  It’s such a popular knife that it has been a mainstay of Benchmade for years, and they have lots of versions.  Not only that, but there’s a completely separate family of knives at Benchmade called “Mini Griptilian” so they REALLY like that …

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SOG Aegis AT-XR Lock Knife Review

Why the weird face?  No reason!  Just a snapshot of me in the middle of my overly-descriptive prose while speaking of the re-branding of one of America’s iconic knife brands!  Speaking of SOG, let me be the first (hopefully) to let you know of some big news from SOG. In late 2019, SOG began an ambitious re-brand to shed a …

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Spyderco Paramilitary 2 Review

The Spyderco Paramilitary 2 is a foldable knife that’s ideal for military use and any other outdoor activity. Coming from Spyderco, the product has been in the market for some time and is now available online. It’s slightly longer than 8 inches when opened with the blade portion measuring around 3.4 inches.

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Buck Hood Cocobolo Hoodlum Review

Unfortunately, the Buck Hood Cocobolo Hoodlum is no longer made and has been discontinued.  If you have one or would like to research this knife, we have the info here.  Enjoy! However, if you came to the site looking for a “HOODLUM-ESQUE” kind of knife, we have done a bit of research and found a Hoodlum alternative knife that looks …

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What Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life?

For preppers, nothing is more important than having a stash of food ready and waiting if and when the unimaginable happens. You need to carefully choose the kind of food that you stow away, ideally food with long shelf life, indefinite if possible because you will never know just how long you need to survive on them.

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Spyderco Bushcraft G-10 Review

Unfortunately, the Spyderco Bushcraft G-10 is Discontinued, but if you’d like more info (maybe you acquired a used one), please read on! Fortunately, there are REALLY good alternatives that may be even better than the G-10 at a better price!  Our best recommendation for a Bushcraft G-10 alternative is the TOPS Knives B.O.B. (Brothers of Bushcraft) Fieldcraft B.O.B. Hunter.  It’s a …

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Russia’s Spetsnaz Survival Machete

  This weird Russian survival tool has more uses than any US survival knife and can save your life in the wilderness or urban environment. It can hammer, chop, cut, pry, saw, pummel, and you can even use it as a ruler. Who are the Spetsnaz? The Spetsnaz is the Russian special forces group. It was created during WWII to …

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The Best Tactical Tomahawk Axe

What is a tactical tomahawk axe?  Well, it’s actually many things!  It is an axe used by soldiers in the field for breaching. It can also be used by a hobbyist to clear tree limbs, cut wood, and throwing. It is also a great survival tool for the coming Zombie Apocalypse. It really is a must-have for anyone who doesn’t want …

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Ramen Exposed: Does Ramen Expire?

Whether you are someone who is preparing for the apocalypse or a natural disaster or a college student strapped for cash, you have probably asked the question “does ramen expire?” Before you get the answer, you need to learn first a little background about this type of Asian noodle. Ramen noodle is made of wheat and just like most kinds …

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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 …