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

SOG Tan Spec Elite 1 BladeOps Exclusive Announcement–Coming Soon

  Look up the term “Renaissance man” and you may find a picture of Spencer Frazer, founder of SOG Specialty Knives & Tools. The company takes its name from a U.S. Special Operations unit from the early 1960s known as the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam–Studies and Observations Group, or MACV-SOG, a covert joint services unit that incorporated members of four armed forces branches. Along with … Continue reading SOG Tan Spec Elite 1 BladeOps Exclusive Announcement–Coming Soon

Spyderco BaliYo Pens

In 1976, Sal and Gail Glesser began traveling across the United States, selling Spyderco’s early products out of a converted bread truck. The company took its name from two inspirations: The look of one of its earliest inventions, a hobbyists’ helper device called the Portable Hand, and the automotive categorization applied to certain high-performance sports cars. The rounded configuration of the company’s arachnid logo reflected … Continue reading Spyderco BaliYo Pens

Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife Review and Comparison

Knife owners associate the Spyderco name with innovative products that offer new blade steels, aesthetically advanced handle designs, a primary focus on ergonomics and comfort in use, and lightweight configurations that pack enduring performance. The Para Military 2 family puts the reliable capabilities of Spyderco’s Military Model into a smaller size that offers tactical qualities but can double as an everyday carry. For 2016, Spyderco … Continue reading Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife Review and Comparison

Benchmade Protagonist Knife

Benchmade Protagonist Fixed Blade Knife Review

Among the work of Benchmade’s in-house designers, a family of two new fixed-blade knives stand out as exemplars of what the company’s Black Class series of knives strives to accomplish. This product line fulfills the needs of active duty military, first responders, law enforcement, and enthusiasts whose active lifestyle requires a knife with the ability to double as both a tactical blade and an outdoor … Continue reading Benchmade Protagonist Fixed Blade Knife Review

Spyderco Native 5 40th Anniversary Model

When a company sets out to create a special-edition product to celebrate a milestone anniversary in its progress from startup to success, the result typically aims for the combination of special high-grade materials, either in an all-new design or in a command-performance version of a time-tested, popular offering. As Spyderco’s 40th year in business arrives, the company has done just that in creating the model … Continue reading Spyderco Native 5 40th Anniversary Model