Tag: Spyderco

Spyderco C192TIP – Tasting the Pie In The Sky.

“I am the Pie in the sky Looking at you I can read your mind…” This knife used to have the MSRP of a small Sebenza but as it’s been discontinuited I got the chance to buy one at a fraction of its original…

Pingo Star…

Another inspiring knife but what more to bring to the table about the Pingo that has not yet been written either in Spyderco’s catalog or in captain Nemo’s great Pingo review ? Here we go…   Parsley stem cut very neatly tree times thanks to…

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 C41GPFGR5 Native 5 — A Smooth Operator.

Every Spyderco’s fan needs an all American Made Native. Why? Because it’s one of the short folders well designed to accommodate every type of hands. It is like a super Delica: wider, stronger, with zero vertical play and as recently I have offered a…

Knives for Self Defense — Is it a good idea ?

Some knives are marketed on self defense purpose but self defense is not a current situation in the use of a knife. Before you get yourself in a situation where your life is at stake, there is a lot of extraordinary thresholds you have…

Spyderco C214TIP: The Devil’s Advocate by Gayle Bradley.

“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…

Spyderco FB33GP Gayle Bradley Pocket Bowie !

This is Gayle Bradley first Fixed Blade collaboration with Spyderco. A “unique blend of expert design and state-of-the-art metallurgy”… But is it a real Bowie ? A true Bowie is “the most effective fighting and survival knife ever made.” Just to quote Bill Bagwell…

SLIVERAX — ELEGANT DREAMED ENGINEERED KNIFE – ACT III: Using.

My Sliverax is a dancer. you can open in a lot of different ways. The flipper is the first. The thumb with the hole. The middle finger with the hole. The ring finger while holding it handle first and some kind of gravity opening:…

SPYDERCO SPRIG FB37GGR — Phil Wilson Bird & Trout Companion.

Bird & Trout knives are small thin fixed blades, lightweight sharp knives able to process a bird or a trout. Those knives got of course no chopping purposes and no bushcrafting purposes but we have found the Sprig by Phil Wilson to be a…

SLIVERAX — ELEGANT DREAMED ENGINEERED KNIFE – ACT II: Convexing.

Many times, people asked me how I was honing my knives to my taste. I love thin edges and I love edges which can be maintain by stropping on leather. For that any sharp angle but the edge itself need to removed. So my…

Spyderco C228CFP Paul Alexander’s Sliverax — Elegant Dreamed Engineered Knife – Act I.

This is a first glimpse review with Paul Alexander explanation at the end. So I got the knife for less than an hour in my hand and this is just what passed through my mind just playing with it during photographies. So it will…

Bushcrafters and Whittling: when the true Scandi grinds stand their ground.

As I have found, a Scandi grind blade is not the easiest to be honed to your desire especially with modern powder metallurgy steels but once obtained it is a pleasure for the whittler. With that in mind I have bought two Mora Knives:…

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