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3 Best Ice Tempered Scissors

Ice scissors are the best type of shears to cut with. Some skeptics do not believe that ice tempering steel produces a better blade but, as we will show you, they are dead wrong. The best shears are always ice tempered to ensure that the blade stays sharp for the longest time possible. Tempering gives the steel added properties without …

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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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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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Tool Logic SL Pro 2 review

Unfortunately the Tool Logic SL Pro2 is no longer carried by any retailer we could find.  If you’d still like to read about the benefits and drawbacks of this well-respected SOG tool, we’ve got that information for you here. However, in an effort to add some value to your research time, we’ve come up with a very good alternative that …

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The 10 Best Utility Knives for 2020

The best utility knife can serve as a box cutter and more. You’ll find that it can serve also as a pocket knife, rescue knife, and even in light use cases, as a camping knife. A utility knife’s utility or usefulness is far more than what most people expect (hence the name). Here are some ideas on what to look …

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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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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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Benchmade 496 Vector Review

Benchmade 496 Vector – Assisted Opening EDC Knife Anyone that is a military member or veteran, outdoorsman, first responder, or knife collector will tell you that Benchmade makes some of the very best knives in the world. Known for their precision craftsmanship, attention to detail, and their use of only the best materials, Benchmade sets the bar for what a knife …

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Top 5 Fixed Blade Tactical Knives

What is a Tactical Knife?  Loosely defined it could be a knife that you would expect the military to use.  The actual definition is a knife that has one or more military features, designed for extreme situations, and it may or may not include capabilities that a fighting or combat knife might have. Qualities of a Tactical Knife There are …

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How To Find Water in the Wilderness

Survival – 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Finding Water The average person can survive for three weeks without food but only three days without water.  It will be your number one priority to ensure survival – it is absolutely essential to life. If you are in survival mode, don’t wait to look for water when you’re thirsty or when …