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154CM Steel Guide

What is 154CM Steel? ith dozens of excellent steels being manufactured worldwide for use in cutlery, the question of what is the “best” steel for a knife is really not a fair question or a question that should be asked.  The question to ask is more like “which steel is best for what purpose and price point?”  For our purposes, …

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Ka-Bar Mule Folder Review

Due to the popularity of the fixed blade Ka-Bar and the clamor for a folding variation, the folding Ka-Bar Mule was designed. It’s almost as tough as the fixed blade version and looks just as menacing. The slight loss of durability is not really an issue here. It is a folder for one thing, and second, the fixed blade Ka-Bar …

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Spyderco Paramilitary 2 Review

The Spyderco Paramilitary 2 is a foldable knife that’s ideal for military use and any other outdoor activity. Coming from Spyderco, the product has been in the market for some time and is now available online. It’s slightly longer than 8 inches when opened with the blade portion measuring around 3.4 inches.

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Indiana Knife Laws

Indiana knife laws are very fair and somewhat strait forward. This article will give you a briefing of what is allowed and not allowed under the law, what the law says, and an explanation of what that means. This article will also cite case precedence that has shaped the meaning of Indiana knife law.

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Illinois Knife Law

his article will give you the basics of Illinois knife law in simple everyday language. It will also include excerpts from the law itself and case precedence so you will know exactly what the law means. The excerpts are truncated by me with […] whenever it goes off into something that is unrelated to knives.

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ESEE 5P Survival Knife Review

For the battlefield or for surviving in the forest, no other knife is more indispensable than the ESEE 5P Survival, Escape, Evasion Knife. This knife is great when one is out camping and it is far more durable than the average Swiss knife. It is also a must-have for military men during training and out in combat, especially when resources …

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CPM 154 Knife Steel Overview

Introduction 154CM stainless steel has long been a sought-after metal for knife makers. The addition of molybdenum over 440C steel gave 154CM far superior edge holding, while still maintaining the same corrosion resistance. 154CM and its twin, ATS-34, were not without their own drawbacks, however. Knifemaker John Barlow earlier this year sat down with Blade Magazine and explained why he …

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The Best Balisong Trainer | Best Butterfly Trainer Knife

re you looking to learn how to flip Balisongs? Well, you can go out and buy a real Balisong knife but, if you don’t know what you are doing, you can easily cut yourself. Not a fun experience, trust me. This guide will walk you through the top 3 Balisong trainer knives. It’ll teach you what to look for in …

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The 3 Best Throwing Axes

he pastime of throwing axes has become a cult-like activity across the continent as ax-throwing centers have popped up in every single major city in North America and many beyond.  Since around 2015 the trend started, and now it’s as strong as ever.  Even some of the most timid, small and shy people I know are aggressively chucking axes end …

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Fallkniven A1 Review

When one thinks of the ultimate in survival knives, one would think of the Fallkniven A1. The beautifully-designed A1 brings together ergonomics, outstanding technical design, and economy. The A1 exceeds international standards for personal security, value, and strength. The all-purpose semi-large knife is great for heavy-duty uses. The blade is made of extremely hard and laminated VG10 steel which can …