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Short Locking Folders — A plethora of choices !

Those are the knives I choose when going out. I prefer a 3 inches locking blade. From left to right we have got: the Falcon, the Wolfspyder, the Native 5, the Delica, the Techno and the Chaparral. They are just examples of knives I…

SPYDERCO NATIVE C41CFP5 – CPM110V Three years update.

Last year, Jim Ankerson made a Military CPM110V test and was able to “cut 6,000 linear ft of cardboard checking every 500 ft for phone book paper sharpness, would still slice phone book paper after this stage, zero edge damage.” He had stopped but…

Cold Steel Recon 1 XL — O’ Brother where art thou ?

Everything I could have said about that knife is already in my XL Voyager Review here ! Really, you should start by that post. This Recon 1 XL version is just proposing some real great upgrades. Compared to the Recon 1 normal version: this…

SPYDERCO TATANKA C180G – FIRST GLIMPSE AT THE BUFFALO

So here it is that new In House design of a super folder. Sal Glesser’s signature is engraved near the spyderhole. God, this is an heavy contender (A stainless steel backspacer!!) and a huge folding knife but, once open, it’s surprisedly well balanced despite…

Spyderco Caly3 C113GGY in Super Blue Steel Sprint Run- Grand pa knife is going high tech.

“Yasuki Hagane steel has been produced in their plant in Shimane prefecture in Japan where the high quality iron sand has been produced for making traditional Japanese swords since ancient times. These are three main premium grade high carbon steels (Shirogami, Aogami and Aogami…

COLD STEEL RECON 1 SPEAR POINT – Removing the Paint in Black

I was already in love with Cold Steel Recon 1 Tanto. The the Spear Point came. Same greatness in construction, perfectly balanced, mega solid triadlocklock, amazing ergos and razor sharp thin hollow ground blade. This is a beast of a knife !!! But this…

SPYDERCO SCHEMPP TUFF BY ED SCHEMPP ~ C151GTI – When The Going Gets Tough – The Tuff Keep Going

The Persian is reviewed here. Ed Schempp is a very clever designer. As I have noticed in my previous post, it took him almost a decade to get the Tuff to the End Line Users. The purpose of the design was to create the…

Cold Steel Lone Star Hunter – I’m a rough boy…

Okay. We European got some kind of American dreams: Cowboys and Indians…. From Die Hard (Cow boy) to First Blood (Indian), the dream doesn’t want to die. Spyderco is a very international company, building knives like Ferrari is building cars. Cold Steel is also…

Spyderco Native 5 – The Revenge of the Lockback

Some years ago the Spyderco Manix was hitting the ground with a mighty THUD!: a leaf blade and a back lock strong beyond any standards. Then came a mini Manix with a sub 4 inches blade and a stout feeling. Now imagine a refined…

Cold Steel Recon 1 – Second Batch – Back In Black.

I always loved the way Lynn Thomson goes boldly when no other CEO as gone before. The Cold Steel production gave us carbon steel modern folders (Pocket Bushmane and ven the Archangel balisong series) and great choppers. Even the chance to own, try and…

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