Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife Review

About three months ago I finally broke down and bought the Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife for everyday carry.  I had to see what everyone was talking about.  I know they have been out for several years now, but I had never purchased one.  I’m glad I finally did. First off, if you haven’t owned a Spyderco knife before, the quality of construction and the materials … Continue reading Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife Review

A Week with a Microtech Ultratech

Microtech has always fascinated me with their automatic knives. Especially their Out the Fronts. With that being said, I recently picked up a new Ultratech. The Ultratech, for those of you who don’t know, is one of the most popular knives offered by Microtech. It has always had a generally positive reputation. But I had to test it out for myself to see. This is … Continue reading A Week with a Microtech Ultratech

Remington Butterfly KNife

Butterfly/Balisong A balisong’s peculiarity lies within its two handles counter-rotating around the tang of the blade. When closed, the blade is concealed within grooves in the handles. The balisong knife is the traditional name. Another more common name for the knife is called a butterfly knife. It is also referred to as a Batangas knife, after the Province of Batangas, in the Philippines where it … Continue reading Remington Butterfly KNife

Knife Blade Styles

There is a vast variety of knives available to purchase on the market ranging from everyday carry knives to tactical knives, and everything in-between. Just as the knives vary, the blades that make up these knives vary also. Listed below are different blade styles that we see on most knives on the market today. Each has their own purpose, their own strengths, and their own … Continue reading Knife Blade Styles

Microtech Tri-Grip Ultratech Review

Microtech has always been held as a great name in the knife industry. Established in 1994 near Vero Beach, Florida, Microtech has been a powerhouse in the industry. Their mission, “To make the best possible knives.” Anthony Marfione, the founder of Microtech, has an objective to ensure that each customer will receive the best quality knife. Constantly creating durable, quality knives, Microtech has made many … Continue reading Microtech Tri-Grip Ultratech Review

Types of Steel

When considering a knife to purchase, one of the biggest determining factors what knife to get boils down to what blade steel the knife utilizes. There are an unlimited amount of uses for a knife, but different steels specialize in different areas of work. Occasionally there are some outliers that are very different. However, the assortment of blade steel can basically be categorized into three … Continue reading Types of Steel

ProTech TR-5 Tactical Response 5 Assist Knife Review

TR-5: Tactical Response 5 The Tactical Response 5 is Pro-Tech’s first Spring Assist knife. You wouldn’t know that with how quick the knife launches out. This spring assisted knife has the power and speed of an automatic knife. As of January 2016, it is the newest of the Tactical Response folder family which features the new Titanium Assist mechanism designed by Matthew Lerch. The TR-5 … Continue reading ProTech TR-5 Tactical Response 5 Assist Knife Review