Cold Steel Rajah III Review

Cold Steel Rajah III Review

I almost entitled this review "confessions of a mall ninja". Yup, your buddy Dan has something of a dirty secret: I'm a fan of ridiculous knives from Cold Steel. You may have guessed as much after reading reviews of the Spartan and XL Voyager. I just didn't talk openly about it. The truth is I ...

Ka-Bar Becker BK-2 Review

Becker BK-2

Down here in Florida we don't get a lot of seasonality. Case in point, I wore shorts and flip flops on Christmas. But when the air starts to turn cool I get a hankering for 2 things: cigars and fixed blade knives. I am pleased to say I have been able to indulge in both ...

Spyderco Tuff Review

Spydercu Tuff

Ed Schempp's designs are something of an acquired taste. The man isn't afraid to try new things, and his "function over form" design philosophy aligns nicely with Spyderco's credo. He has worked on a series of ethnic folders with Spyderco which have intrigued me, although never to the point of acquisition. I have always found ...

GEC #47 Viper Review

GEC Viper

I have recently seen a resurgence of interest in classic slipjoint knives. Maybe folks are getting tired of shelling out $200+ for the latest framelock flipper. Or maybe they like the idea of carrying something their grandpa may have carried. Who knows for sure. Regardless, more and more old timey slip joints have been popping ...

2014 Black Friday Knife Deals

Black Friday Knife Deals

Ah, it is that time of year again. With turkeys percolating safely in the oven, one can sit back and peruse the various Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on offer from our favorite knife and gear purveyors. I've taken it upon myself to painstakingly curate these deals. What I have selected is subject to ...