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 have got around and which fit the purpose to carry a … Continue reading Short Locking Folders — A plethora of choices !
When the holidays come, you are confronted to other members of your family, mostly sheeples, who will open huge eyes should you wave that K2 from your pocket to slice the turkey. That said, lets see what those sheeples bring to the table. Oh! This is the kind of slipjoint elderlies are still carrying nowadays: … Continue reading Pradel versus the world — The gentle Sheeple’s choice.
“You sharpen the human appetite to the point where it can split atoms with its desire…” I feel like in the “Honest Trailers”: “Please review the Advocate…” OK here we go: Oh yes, the Advocate is a looker and really catches the light. Knowing Gayle Bradley since his first hard chores folder, I really wanted … Continue reading Spyderco C214TIP: The Devil’s Advocate by Gayle Bradley.
This is not going to be a review but just my first impressions of the Massdrop, Ferrum Forge, WE-Knives Falcon. I have been following Elliot en Chis Williamson, Ferrum Forge, their knife making journey on YouTube for a few year now. From Elliot’s start in his garage and the making of his first folders to … Continue reading The Falcon has Landed by JD
It’s not a surprise but Ed Schempp Bowie is not only a knife to keep in a safe for collection. I have been taking a lot of knives in Tuscany. Fixed blades to test in the wood of the national parks and some folders. But eventually the Bowie has taken an important place in my … Continue reading Tuscan Raider #6 — Ed Schempp Bowie at his best, in the plates !
When I was visiting Nemo in Paris he offered me the opportunity to try out his Spyderco Mantra 2. I have handled this knife before and of course have read Nemo’s review of this folder. I was interested in finding out how it would work for me, but not interested enough to buy one for my … Continue reading Flipping the Spyderco Mantra2 by JD
My first Zero Tolerance was the 0770CF and I was really amazed by the quality of manufacturing provided by that Peter Kershaw’s brand. But I wanted something hardchore, heavier at the opposite of my C36 Military which is light and fast like the Hussein Bolt of knives. I have given a chance to the Megalodon, … Continue reading Zero Tolerance 0562CF — Bright and Beautiful.
Again I got a really great bargain and service from my favorite Ebay retailer: Caledon2 Whole Sale Knives and Swords. Kuddos to them to beat record in shipping each time, mine arrived 4 days before its ETA. I have found this Real Steel Megalodon 2017 model while browsing for a sturdy flipper three months ago. … Continue reading Real Steel “Megalodon 2017” RS9611 – Enter The Dragon !
I’m not a fan of thick hollow blades for quite long time now. The Gil Hibben Rambo III knife is not in my dreamlist anymore and the last hollow ground knife I have reviewed has been the Recon 1. But one of my favorite knife, which has not been reviewed is my 1994 Sebenza. Anyway, … Continue reading A first glimpse at the Spyderco C187CFP2 Peter Carey Rubicon 2
It’s time to present a one year old friend who doesn’t want to leave my watchpocket. The Squeak in its Deluxe Sprint version: Titanium handle and Elmax steel blade. This little knife is made in Maniago Italy but has been designed by Sal Glesser. You can find Sal signature engraved / laser etched on the … Continue reading Spyderco C154TIP – Every Day Squeak !