KNIVES

Grayman Knives: Not Pretty, Just Tough

Made for the people who do tough jobs and need a knife they can always count on. Check out the Satu and Dua folders from Grayman Knives.

Get An Edge On Game:...

You’ve been practicing with your favorite handgun all summer long. After testing a lot of different loads you found the right one shooting bug-hole...
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Old Slice, New Life

You can get a very good idea of what’s hot in the knife world by keeping up with trends on social media, and the pocketknives of yesteryear are on fire!...
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Bear Ops Bone-Handled...

The simple sharpened edge is a primitive, yet useful tool. When caveman “Glug” first discovered volcanic glass, commonly known as obsidian, he knew he...
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An Iron Mans Steel

As custom knifemakers go, David Curtiss bucks the trend. He’s a one-man show. An iron man who works in steel. And he likes it this way. Much has been made...
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Roy's Daily Carry Gear

In 2016 we ran a “What do we carry?” feature in Handgunner. In looking back, I wasn’t surprised to note my daily carry stuff has changed a bit.

As I...

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Outdoor Edge'iness!

Over three decades ago David Bloch left college with a mechanical engineering degree in hand and never looked for a job. This might seem like a recipe for...
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Keen Cutters

Bobby Tyler of Tyler Gun Works cannot stop playing with metal! Each blade starts with five pieces of steel welded and forged together. Then the blade goes...
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My Backcountry Carry Gear

We all know that guy ... the one who has a backpack or satchel or some kind of bag always with him. And it’s always packed with exactly the right piece of...
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5.11 Small Kit Tool Bag

While you’re creating an all-around survival kit list, I'll bet it numbers more than 10 items. Probably at least 20. So think of what you’ll put all...

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Cutlery Showcase 2018

The personal knife carried by the fierce Viking warriors was called the Seax. This knife, the Emerson folding Seax takes that thousand-year-old proven...
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EDC Meets Bug Out Bag

We’re not talking end of the world stuff here, just those mostly annoying pitfalls we stumble into going to work, taking the trash out or when the...
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Brend's Breed!

Walter Brend is an unassuming sort, the type of person who, met on the street, could just as easily be an affable mild mannered insurance or widget salesman.
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What I Carry: Mike’s...

I’ve almost always been the guy who carries a full-size handgun for CCW. I was willing to forego comfort for capability, wanting to make sure I had a gun...

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The Worldwide Edge!

Trade and expanding one’s horizons has always been a part of mankind’s nature, and the reason we have a global economy today. The typical automobile,...
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The Leading Edge

As Columbia River Knife & Tool (CRKT) celebrates its 25th anniversary in the cutlery business, it still seems like they’re a relatively new business....
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The Tradition Continues

Acutlery company doesn’t get to be over 125 years old by sitting on its laurels unless they make a great product, and even then they must change with the...
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The 100 Percenter!

There was a time when custom knifemakers didn’t use computerized machining equipment, instead made their knives the old-fashioned way. All by hand. Some...
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Exclusive: Bear Ops New...

I’ve been a fan of Bear & Son Cutlery ever since I bought one of their beautiful stag-scaled Damascus steel hunting knives over 30 years ago … a few...
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So... You Want To Make A...

The first time my eyes locked onto Johnny Weissmuller’s Bowie knife tucked in his loincloth watching “Tarzan” movies ruined me. What if I needed to...
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First Edge 5150 Elite...

Okay, so there may be a secret to the name here. A “5150” code when I was a cop in California meant the suspect was crazy or acting insane. It was part...
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The Folding Knife You've...

How many times have you spotted a folding knife clipped to someone's pocket? About a hundred or so? Me, too. You've probably noticed the knives (and...
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Exclusive: Giving Thanks...

Our Thanksgiving traditions include a visit to central Ohio to visit family. And their Thanksgiving traditions include a pre-Thanksgiving feast trail walk...
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Exclusive: Hammer, Pry...

In an earlier review of a GLOCK Survival Knife, reader "Roderick" challenged me to drive the GLOCK knife through a 4" piece of wood.
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Exclusive: Just How Strong...

Looks like an all-around, do-anything kind of knife, right? That’s what I think, too. It’s full tang, of course, and look at the handle. Glass-filled...
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Exclusive: Knife...

No matter what level of expertise you have with sharpening knives, it's always good take a brief refresher course on the basics. Here's one of the most...
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The American Edge

Looking for a new knife? A new spin on an iconic design? You can fight your way out of the woods, field dress some game, Bug-Out — or just fight your way...
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