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Spyderco C223GPDGY Para 3 Maxamet — The Grey Mouser.

It has been half a year of patience before my pre order turns into a mail call. Howard Korn from the Knifecenter.com was kind enough to send it to me as soon as he has received it. It was a quick 6 days of…

Spyderco PARA 3 G-10 Black on Black C223GBK — The Black Panther Cub

This is my first Para 3 and also my first black coated Spyderco blade. According to Spyderco: “For tactical end users who are concerned about light discipline or those who just prefer the look of a black blade, the Para 3 is now available…

SPYDERCO C192TIP – My Knife In Law.

Following the arrival of the PITS, the daily testing has come quite quickly as it hasn’t left my pocket still so there have been a bunch of opportunities to put it in play. The first thing I noticed was the action required to open…

RealSteel Knives Bushcraft Folder – Beefy Folding Tool.

I have been dreaming about that kind of folder for quite a long time. Something heavy, strong with a rounded handle to take in the forest and built some shelter. RealSteel Knives, a Chinese company, may have heard my prayer as they are producing…

Spyderco Lil’Nilakka – My Romantic Gentleman Puukko.

When I consider a new knife, I like to choose it in such a way that it conveys values that appeal to me; in synch with my mood with what I recognize as exemplifying a tradition, a nation; when craft turns into art. I…

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:…

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:…

Getting my S30V Nilakka back to Zero Grind.

As you can notice, my Nilakka was developping a gentle convexing ground since JD had the patience to give a decent edge to it two years ago. But since, JD has sent me another video showing how tough well heat treated S30V can be…

Massdrop x Ferrum Forge Falcon S35VN Folding Knife — Flipping Modern Lady/Gentleman Knife at a bargain !

(Fresh from out of the box) As my friend and co author JD I had ordered the Ferrum Forge Falcon for 124 dollars. Titanium handle à la Sebenza (* the RIL is a South African invention ) with steel insert in the lock to…

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