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SOG REVIEW

SOG Flash II Review Price: About $40 The Good: Great ergonomics. Lightweight. Excellent quality for the price. Inexpensive. The Bad: May experience some blade play.…

Benchmade 710 Review

Benchmade 710 Review Benchmade have been making fine quality knives of all kinds since 1988 and are now based in Oregon like several other US…

Benchmade 940 Osborne Review

Benchmade 940 Osborne Review It is no secret that I am a knife enthusiast, and I have probably used hundreds of different knives in my…

Benchmade Barrage Review

Benchmade Barrage Review Over the last 30 years or so, Benchmade has made quite a name for itself in the knife industry and any knife…

Benchmade Infidel Review

A small subset of knives today have established a strong brand and following all of their own.  These knives bear iconic designs that stand the…

Benchmade 51 Review

Benchmade 51 Review A couple of months back I got my hands on a balisong from Oregon’s knife powerhouse Benchmade.  Balisongs, or butterfly knives, have…

Benchmade 531 Review

Benchmade 531 Review Today I’m reviewing the Benchmade 531, designed by the incomparable Mel Pardue and successor to the somewhat mediocre Benchmade 530.  As someone…

Benchmade 556-1 Review

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” the old adage goes. Well, the folks over at Benchmade must not care much for cliché statements because…

Cold Steel Review

Cold Steel Spartan Review Price: About $60 The Good: Sturdy as hell, excellent for heavy-duty applications, impressive lock-up The Bad: Recurve makes sharpening a challenge,…

Cold Steel Recon 1 Review

Cold Steel Recon 1 Review As a long-time folding knife enthusiast, I tend to collect innovative models and like to compare the features of popular…