Today we’re looking at the Cold Steel 17T Kobun Tanto, a unique fixed blade knife with a Japan-inspired design. It’s proven popular as a tactical blade and is well-designed for concealed carry.
The Tenacious is what you might call an entry-level Spyderco knife. You can get one just about anywhere—heck, even Wal-Mart has them—and for some knife aficionados, getting a Tenacious is the first step in a lifelong obsession with Spyderco knives.
Quick Overview: First and foremost, the Weyland Kukri Machete looks better in person than it does on Amazon. I bought it on a whim to see what you get for $35 and was blown away. For the money it’s a great performer. It even is better than may kukri I’ve tried that cost twice as…
Quick Overview: The Terrasaur is a solid choice for many situations. Carving out a spot in the traditional Bushcraft Knife world, this guy offers a real alternative to the Morakniv. If you’re looking for a good bushcraft knife and your budget is $50 or so, the Condor Terrasaur is one of the best and most…
Good things often come in small packages. The Mini Hudson Bay knife from Condor is a good example to back up that axiom, and it’s also proof that words like ‘small’ and ‘mini’ are entirely relative. The Mini Hudson Bay might look miniature when held up against the original Condor Hudson Bay knife, but by…
Self-defense is a very nuanced topic. Some of the best tools for it might not be available. Or you might want to broaden your arsenal with something different.
If you have read any of my posts you know I have a harsh, love / hate relationship with multitools. I want to love them, I really do, but they really are so disappointing in the long run. Before you freak out, I own over 10 Leatherman, multiple no-name full size multitools and an original Swiss Tool. So, it’s not that I don’t have experience with them. I just feel they are a compromise in many situations.
There are certain knives whose reputations precede them, and the Morakniv Companion—most folks just call it the Mora—is one of those knives. Actually, this is a knife that has two very different reputations. It’s complicated.
Sometimes you get what you pay for, and sometimes—just sometimes—you get a little bit more. Those times are rare, but the Byrd Harrier 2 folding knife is one of those rare instances in which surprising quality comes in a budget-friendly package.
Today we field test the Schrade Priscilla Brush Sword. What can this machete from Schrade do in the woods?
The first word that comes to mind when one holds the Kershaw Camp 10 isn’t “knife,” it’s “machete.” This is a blade designed not for delicate slicing and carving, but for breaking down firewood and hacking through underbrush.
Pocket cleavers are utilitarian as well as stylish. Their sudden spike in popularity has been one of the most surprising EDC trends in recent years.
Machetes are one of the oldest types of tools that mankind has been using, and this is one of the reasons we see so many different styles out there. Early civilizations developed their own unique design based on their environment.
When looking for the best lightweight knives for hiking, take the advice of a guy that actually hikes and camp! Here are my top picks for hiking.
Read the ultimate guide to the best budget EDC knives you can buy right now. Each knife on the list is tested and and has proven to be a solid performer for a budget EDC blade. Best of all they are all under $30
I have been a huge fan of Condor knives ever since I picked up a Condor Bushlore several years ago. Today, we are going to do a long-term review of the Condor Atrox and see what it can do for you. I can save you the time if you aren’t interested in reading details…this knife…
We round up some of the best pocketknives for hiking and backpacking from our own personal trips. Every knife on the list we have used in the backcountry, so we know first hand that they are the best choices for hiking and backpacking knives.
When it comes to picking a solid, all around great survival or woodsman knife, the field is full of tough competitors. Much like any type of outdoor gear, personal preference to style and materials as well as budget will play the biggest role in deciding on a knife.