When I started looking around for button lock knives to review I found the BT Fighter Compact from CRKT. It’s a knife designed by Brian Tighe, who has done several knives for CRKT. I also realized that the BT Fighter wasn’t just my first Brian Tighe knife, I have in one of my tool boxes a CRKT Tighe Rade folder.
Whether you’re buying a pocket folding knife for EDC or a fixed blade hunting knife, you have a lot of options when it comes to types of knife steel. And all those options can be more than a little confusing. At its most basic, steel is essentially just iron and carbon. But as we all…
Kershaw Knives have been around for a while and their catalog boasts a wide assortment of folding knives, fixed-blade knives, camping knives and more. Probably best known for their folding knives, Kershaw offers a lot of knives for not too much money.
I bought the knife in June of this year (2022) and never got around to writing a review until now, so my opinions have changed. First, don’t waste your money on a $20 knife…ever. Save a few more bucks and get to the $30-$50 range. However, if you were to spend your last $22 on a knife, should it be the Zilch? Maybe, it’s not a total loser considering the entire cheap knife landscape.
So, you have $50 burning a hole in your pocket and you want a new EDC knife? Well, $50 is the new $100, but your cash doesn’t go nearly as far as it used to. However, I was able to find several gems and solid folders that are worth your hard-earned cash.
No financial advisor would ever recommend getting into knife collecting. And Cold Steel Mini Tuff Lite is one that cost significantly more nowadays.
I’ll get straight to the point. If you want a good pocket knife, you should be willing to spend $100 on it. Now, hear me out…
I would like to think I’m a knife guy; I own a bunch of pocket knives, I use an EDC knife almost everyday, and I am always looking for another good knife. I have my favorites that I always carry and I have been severely disappointed with some knife purchases. I’ve cut myself flicking my knife…
If you are just diving into the world of EDC, you may have a bunch of questions about what knife to buy, what brand is good, and (of course) what does all the jargon mean. I am going to do a run-down on some of the common EDC knife questions here. So, if you are…
If you’re someone who appreciates a good pocket knife, then you might be wondering if a Swiss Army Knife is a good choice for everyday 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.
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.
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
How do you pick the right EDC knife? It has as much to do with personal preference as it does with intended end uses. In fact, we bet if you asked 25 different everyday knife carriers, you’d probably get 25 different answers on knives.
If you’re looking for a capable folding knife that won’t let you down and you’re a fan of Spyderco, then buy the Endela. It’s not a budget folder or a knife with super steel, but an all-around, decent, tool knife to have in your pocket.
A quick snapshot and explanation on why the Cadet just might be the ultimate EDC knife. The slim design, good looks, and usefulness of these guys goes way beyond their price point.
I take a closer look at the Spyderco PM3 Lightweight, a knife I was excited to get to see if it could follow in the footsteps of other slimmed down versions that Spyderco has impressed us with. They did not disappoint here! The PM3 Lightweight is a great, light, good looking pocketknife.