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Benchmade 556 Mini Griptilian (Unbiased Review)

Put 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 …

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Kershaw Lonerock Folding Drop Point Review

Construction Given the size of the Lonerock folder (which is substantially bigger than its non-folding counterpart), it would definitely not be considered an EDC knife, and its lack of clip would attest to the fact that it was never meant to be such a knife.  The spine of the blade throughout its length (until the last 3/4 inches near the tip) …

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Rat Model 1 Folding Knife Review

Construction This is one of the sturdiest knives of its type (EDC with pocket clip) that I’ve tested.  For me, it seems like almost a hunting/camping knife with a bit more “substance” than a small EDC.  The size and weight of this beast would disqualify it as an EDC in my pocket.  Unfortunately, it does not come with a separate …

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How Good is the Carter Trinity Folding Knife?

The Carter Trinity folding knife from the Ontario Knife Company, stands as one of the best every day carry knives most people could ever want.  Let me tell you why? For 2018, The Ontario Knife Company (OKC) has collaborated with Robert Carter to create a very affordable, consumer-oriented, and useful EDC (every day carry) pocket knife called the Trinity.  Surprisingly, …

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OKC Hunt Plus Camp Knife

As I walked through the old front door of the more-than-100-year-old building off the beaten path in the tiny town of Franklinville, NY, I was immediately struck by the sheer quantity of knives hanging on display.  The Ontario Knife Company had an incredibly diverse and nearly awe-inspiring display of knives on every wall.  I scarcely had a chance to glance …

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How to Claim the Jansport Backpack Lifetime Warranty

For practical preppers, the backpack is the perfect luggage solution; you can put anything in it, and you are free to move about when you sling it over your back. Unlike messenger bags and duffel bags that often put too much pressure on one side of the body, backpacks evenly distribute the load, making it easier to lug around. And, …

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Addicted to Extreme Knives? You’re Not Alone

Okay, 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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Fiskars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

When you are in the woods or at home there is always a need for a little multi-purpose hatchet.  Hatchets are great for chopping smaller pieces of wood, as well as prepping kindling.  The Fiskars X7 is a great hatchet for an even better price on Amazon. check the latest price on:  Who Is This For? This hatchet is for …