Tag: Fred Perrin

The Spyderco PPT Round 2 — The Son of Anarchy.

Strangely I am coming back often to the PPT when I first thought it would be a collection and a safe queen. Safe queen my a$$ ! Pardon my French but there is something quite sensual when holding this knife, something which makes the other…

About Locks — How to choose ?

Nowadays rendering of three iconic 90’s lock: Liner Lock, Back Lock and Integral Lock. They are plethora of locks since the 90’s when the Tactical Folders trend started. “Tactical” , a term which has been mainly used in a marketing way, means you can…

Spyderco C135CFP Perrin PPT — Portable Praetorian Tool.

The first PPT was release eight years ago. It was the mind child of Sacha Thiel, Philippe Perotti and of course Fred Perrin which it got all the power. For the record Philippe Perotti aka “PP” was Fred’s student in knife making (and Fred…

Blast From The Past: Spyderco Moran versus Fred Perrin

  Here is another archive from the stainless steel Delorean which can warp twenty years ago and back ! The Spyderco Moran was the first fixed blade and the first VG10 knife ever. So here it is without filters or editing:     THE…

BFTP Fred Perrin Spyderco’s Native Review.

Thanks to JD (Dinkmaker) I was able to read some of the very first knives review written on the Internet in the mid 90’s. More than twenty years ago, no digital camera but my video equipment and so freeze frames in low res. The…

Schrade 152 Serie Sharpfinger — Fred Perrin & Nemo’s old review.

Twenty years ago they were no digital caméra and I used my video caméra and extract one frame. Hey, this is Fred, in 1998 and this is a review kept in JD archives when it was first displayed on Geocities, a true blast of…

Choosing a knife for the city.

You don’t need a reason to carry a knife. Whatever they ask you, just lie or tell them what they want to hear. In the woods or in the countryside carrying a knife, whatever your gender, is wise. But in the city ? You…

Spyderco C220GPGY Polestar – Workhorse for the budget-conscious user.

Designed for budget-conscious knife users who demand genuine Spyderco quality, the Polestar was offered to all attendants at the last Amsterdam Minimeet (2017). That’s how I got mine. What could be the definition of a Workhorse ? We got example of knives which has…

Patrick Bonetta’s Tactical Paring Knife

The video can be found here: Patrick Bonetta – Le Coutelier des Grands Chefs Usually I use my “tactical” knives in the kitchen but this time it is exactly the other way around… This is a kitchen knife ready for “tactical” situations thanks to…

POCKET LEGENDS OF THE FALL FEAT. SPYDERCO SCHEMPP BOWIE ~ C190CF

Today is the day the world mourns David Bowie. It’s the perfect time to talk about another Bowie and another hommage: Ed Schempp’s Folding Bowie. I have met again Ed at the Police National shooting range at avenue Fosh, Paris, in November. It was…

Thoughtful Southard part 2.

Using the Southard is a pure pleasure. Why ? Because you got a thin edge and a thick spine. The full belly has proven to be hard to mistrust. It’s a curved guillotine. Cardboard sheaths are cut like with a lightsaber, tomatoes are slices…

Spyderco Southard C156GBN – Flipping Beauty.

“One of the most advanced Spyderco folders ever produced.” dixit Spyderco on their site Come on… OK let’s give a look. Oh no, I’m in love again. I really thought the Wonderful Techno would be the Ultimate EDC, even beating the amazing Michael Walker…

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