So I went to Italy with my Tuff (named “Varicelle” aka Chicken Pox because of her handle) in my pocket. And no back up blade but my Paul Watson Victorinox Swisschamp. So Varicelle was on duty. My idea was: with a blade like the Tuff who needs a fixed blade ? What possibly would bring … Continue reading SPYDERCO SCHEMPP TUFF BY ED SCHEMPP – C151GTI – PART 2 – VARICELLE STORIES.
When The Going Get Tough…The Tuff gets going ! I have witnessed the evolution of that knife since the first prototype in 2005. The beautiful fuller was already its signature and I felt, this was a great complement to the hole for opening purpose. For descriptions and length and weight, please use the link above. … Continue reading SPYDERCO SCHEMPP TUFF BY ED SCHEMPP – C151GTI – My Folding Kukri
The Lionspy expresses its design in the woods. The heavy blade and strong lock even make it a light chopping tool for small branches. But the handle open construction next the pivot is not the most confortable spot for push cutting into hard material like 90% of modern folders the use of working gloves is … Continue reading Dirty jobs for a strong folder…
The Navaja is a legendary folding knife. For the first time in History, a folding knife was considered as the poor man sword in a country were sword fencing was the highest art. Actually they were three schools in fencing: the French, the Italian and the Spanish school. In Spain however, everybody were encouraged to … Continue reading Spyderco Navaja Carbon Fiber ~ C147CF – Spirit of Spaniards
“Everybody wants to be a cat, because a cat’s the only cat who knows where it’s at…” My friend Jur told me: “the older you’ll get the shorter the blades you will love.” The first injection came from a baby Wayne Goddard, then the C22 Walker… now that little claw which is an amazing little … Continue reading Ladybug Hawkbill Sprintrun – The Real Cat Claw !
At the occasion of the release of the Military Ti C36 which is some kind of superb hybrid: 80% Sal Glesser and 20% Chris Reeve, I have digged in my archives to find and reedit the loooooong review we made with Fred Perrin back in the 20th century (2nd march 1999). Anyway here it is … Continue reading Spyderco C36 Military: from G10 to Titanium, 15 years of excellence.