Tag: Taiwan

Chris Reeve Sebenza ATS-34 — Honor is her name.

What does it means to own a Sebenza ? 21 years ago, in September 1996, I was joined by phone from Taiwan. His name was Huan Chang Hsu. He was an ophthalmologist, a diver and a knife collector.  He had found my contact on…

A first glimpse at the Spyderco C187CFP2 Peter Carey Rubicon 2

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…

Gayle Bradley 2 years after – The Workhorse of outstanding performances.

Two years ago in March 2012 I have ordered and received overseas within 5 working days my Spyderco Gayle Bradley. I knew at first glance this knife was going to be a hit. You feel it in your hand and in the way it’s…

Voyager XL Clippoint. This is for real.

OK let’s do it very short as long as this Über Folder is long. Incredible value. Smooth. Really smooth. Lock like a vault. Perfectly balanced. Alive in the hands. Light and fast. Easy to choke up. Beautiful big flatground bowie clip blade. Really sharp…

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…

Spyderco BushcraftUK G10 – The Revenge of the Bold and the Beautiful

Santa has spoiled me and (scoop) Santa lives in Golden, Colorado. I have been a huge fan of the Spyderco Bushcraft and really regretted to see such a great company with such great initiatives obliged to sale that great knife as Second since the…