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Spetsnaz Knives from Russia

A real Spetsnaz knife is not a ballistic knife. A ballistic knife is a knife whose blade is propelled from the handle by a spring, gas, explosion, or some other mechanism. Spetsnaz knives are issued to the Russian special forces for field and garrison use. Like many other Russian and Soviet-era weapons, these knives are very interesting to Western knife collectors. …

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How to Store Rice for Long Term Survival Prepping

Food is a necessity and a basic need for humans. During a catastrophe or time of failing economy, rice might be the most affordable and efficient food to have on hand. In times of food shortage, rice can easily be stored for long periods compared to fruits, vegetables, and meat.

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Storing Kerosene for Emergency Purposes

Most machines and appliances today run on either electricity or gas (LPG). Automobile and several types of engines consume diesel and gas. Kerosene is a cheaper, longer-lasting substitute for these known fuels and storing them can become more than just handy in times of need.

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What is the Legality of Sword Canes?

    Sword cane legality is a state and municipal issue, rather than a federal one. This means that there are different rules depending on what state you live in and what state you are traveling to (with the cane). There are also various nuances depending on your municipality. This article will discuss the basics of sword cane legality. Basic …

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Addicted to Extreme Knives? You’re Not Alone

kay, if you’ve been living under a rock since 1971 you may not know this, but otherwise, you’ll be totally aware that along with cool knives, there’s a culture.  What does that mean?  Well, it means that you are part of an international community of people that love knives for the sake of knives.  It’s kinda like the Harley Davidson …

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The Largest Knife in the World

Did you know that the largest knife in the world is smaller than the largest spoon in the world? Who would’ve ever known? There are three world records for large knives: the largest utility knife,  the largest pocket knife (it doesn’t fit in your pocket just as a little FYI) and the largest Bowie knife.

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How to Clean and Maintain a Knife Properly

hen you buy something, you probably want it to last for a while.  Especially if you put a lot of money and work into getting it! The same goes for knives.  Every outdoor enthusiast knows that taking care of your equipment is key because you never know when or what you’ll need if for, so it should always be in …

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Best Assisted Opening Knives

An assisted opening knife can be defined as a folding knife that has an internal mechanism used to finish or complete the process of opening the blade after it has been partially opened from a closed position by the user through a thumb stud or flipper attached to the blade.

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How to Throw a Knife

Knife throwing is an art, a science, and most importantly a passion. Like other skills, there will be those who possess a natural genetic skill and for others, the road will be much steeper. Having said that and given enough time to correct any errors in execution virtually anyone can stick a thrown knife regardless of their motive. Knife throwing …

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Advantages of a Tanto Blade

A blade can be defined simply as the specific portion of a tool, machine, or weapon that has an edge designed to puncture and/or cut, slash, stab, slice, thrust, chop, or scrape the surface of various materials. Blades may be crafted out of a flaking stone such as flint, ceramic, metal (usually steel), or other similar hard and durable materials.