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Best Gifts for Your Knife Lover!

kay, 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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Ontario Blackbird SK-5 Review

If you are going camping or hiking, you need a reliable survival knife. Not only will it allow you to traverse in the wilderness easier, but it can also allow you to survive in the wild without exerting too much energy in executing your basic survival tasks. One of the best knives you can bring with you is the Ontario …

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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 …

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Pink Pocket Knife

Are you looking for a pink EDC (every day carry) pocket knife? Or just a pink knife that you can use to cut open boxes at work? I know that KnifeUp and many other survival review sites are geared for men but, for this article, I’ll focus on what many ladies are looking for.  In our culture of blended genders …

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Cold Steel Pro Lite Clip : Full Review

First Things First! Check out the video at the end of this review and toss your name into our free giveaway – of THIS KNIFE! First Thoughts Do you ever notice that sometimes the value you place on an item has something to do with how much (or how little) you pay?  For example, if you bought a $300,000 Lamborghini, …

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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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Buck 285 Bantam BLW Mossy Oak Pink Camo Pocket Knife

WHY PINK? o 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, …

SOG Force Review

Unfortunately the SOG Force has been discontinued, but if you’d like to know our view on it (maybe you have a used one or are considering getting one), please read on! The SOG Force is an outstanding fixed-blade survival knife that provides great functionality in a variety of survival situations. A survival knife is designed to perform an assortment of …

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Cold Steel Master Tanto Review

The tanto was originally a short dagger or knife used by the ancient samurai class from Japan and it was primarily used for stabbing through an enemy’s thick armor during close combat. There is now a modern equivalent of this feudal-era weapon, the Cold Steel Master Tanto, which retains almost all of the design aspects of the original but with …

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Benchmade 556 Mini Griptilian (Unbiased Review)

ut simply, this is one of the best and most popular EDC (“Every day carry”) knives on the market.  It has become popular among knife enthusiasts for its smaller size, ability to hold an edge, and excellent strength.  Perhaps its biggest weakness is its somewhat “cheap” feel in the hand, but it’s tough to argue with the 556’s functionality and …