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The 3 Top Best Fighting Knives for Soldiers and Marines

Are you a soldier looking for a nice tactical knife to attach to your belt? Or, are you a knife enthusiast looking for a wicked fighting knife to add to your collection? Look no further. This article will discuss the top 3 best-selling fighting knives ever made. These are knives used by actual soldiers and marines in combat. The difference …

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The 5 Best Bowie Knives

Quick Intro Are you looking for a great Bowie Knife? A Bowie knife is a knife that is longer than 6 inches with a sharp, wide blade. It was designed by Col. James Bowie to be a portable fighting knife. It should be longer and heavier than a dagger but shorter than a saber. Historians stated that a Bowie “must …

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Top 10 Best Pocket Knives

When looking for the best pocket knife, make sure you follow these simple yet weird tips or else you might be in for a big shock. Pocket knives can vary greatly in terms of design and, for that reason, you should pick one based on your intended usage. This guide will walk you through what you should look for in …

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Sandvik 14c28n Steel Review

The Sandvik 14c28n steel is ideal for the manufacturing of knife blades This Steel grade allows for the highest attainable hardness without the compromising of micro-structure integrity. This steel is often used in high-end knives by top-shelf manufacturers. It is also a good choice for custom knife makers. Sandvik 14c28n Properties With Sandvik 14c28n, re-edging along with edge retention is …

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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! If you’d like to see our best recommendation for a SOG Force alternative, it’s the Schrade Frontier 13 inch High Carbon Steel Fixed Blade Knife with a 7 inch Drop …

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Best Leatherman Multi-tools

The multitool is today’s version of the Swiss Army Knife. Equipped with sometimes dozens of blades and bits, multi-tools are useful in the widest variety of applications.  If you have a multi-tool these days, it opens up an entire world of problem-solving, peace of mind and empowerment. It’s like always having a flashlight in your pocket…in a world that’s gone …

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Camillus Carnivore Machete Review

he Camillus Carnivore is the envy of many outdoor enthusiasts.   This durable machete has many features giving it a variety of uses.  The 12-inch blade sits on a comfortable, camouflage ABS handle. Is this For Me? For me personally, yes!  If you are looking for a practical machete to use in the woods, to cut through dense foliage on …

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How Good is CPM S35VN Knife Steel?

CPM S35VN Steel  Introduction When I research knife steels for KnifeUp Magazine, I always make it a deep dive and I look at no less than two dozen websites, articles, and product pages. One interesting thing that I’ve found while doing this research is the back and forth conversations that I see on some of the forums. It’s fun to …

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Best Hunting Knives : Folding and Fixed Blade

Yes, you could go for a super-flashy, cheap knife on Amazon or Ali-Baba for about $15, but for what it’s worth, my opinion is that you would be overpaying by about $12!  Or, you could get a nice looking decent quality knife like this Gerber, and you’d probably be OK!  Some good knives are really good, but prohibitively expensive.  We …

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How Sharp Should a Machete Be?

am an outdoors kind of girl who loves the wilderness, fresh air, and getting dirty. Machetes seem to me to be the kind of knife that someone would use in that sort of situation. When you think of a machete, the first thing that comes to your mind is probably Paul Bunyan whacking at trees and bushes to clear a …