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My Dad lives and works in the Memphis area. He has a knack for refurbishing antique clocks among other complicated antiques. Recently he received some knives in a barter to fix a friend's clock. He kept one and sent me these 3.2 AG Russell knives…Continue
I received 2 gift cards. One for the Knife Gallery at the Orange Mall and another for Plaza Cutlery at South Coast Plaza. Gonna get something nice from both places.Continue
We all have sob stories about one thing or another, I am not complaining, but this is why it takes so long to pick my HD pocket knife each day.Brag bag:…Continue
The HotSteel fixed Blade is a Ltd Edition knife from Brazilian knife makers Peter Hammer and his protege Silvana Mouzinho. Specs:420F…Continue
!!News Flash!! 10/10/13The Storm that has moved into California has brought along with it a condition most Californians were not prepared for...Temperatures below 72 degrees have caught most residents with their "pants down" or a lack of pants at…Continue
OMG!!! It is raining in Southern California!!!!All the local media outlets will have a frenzy with onsite reporters reporting local residents opinions of the "Storm". Having spent 1969-1980 in Pensacola & Jacksonville Fla. I know what a Storm…Continue
I am often hesitant to start a review of an item because I want to make sure I hit as many points of interest for the readers. We all know you will never cover all those points, so let's figure out here what we as elite Knife Collectors want to see…Continue
9/28/2013 Okay, alright! 4 months later and now I have time to beat up the Wotan. I will start off with specs today with a thorough report of the testing on Monday.…Continue
Is your favorite shield design the:Acorn, Bomb, Federal, etc? Is it stamped with a design or a name?Or do you not like shields? (Weirdos)My…Continue
What is your favorite Tang stamp in your collection?Easy enough question, or is it? Please provide a pic of your favorite tang stamp, whether it be pristine or weathered a and small explanation why.I will provide a picture of mine tomorrow...just as…Continue
Since I have contracted EDC-OCD, I have bought a knife weekly. This blog should help me keep track of the incoming items starting 5/21/2013.
5/21/2013 - Today it is a Uncle Henry / Schrade+ / U.S.A. 144
This is a beauty, lightly used and well cared for. Polished the brass up a little.…Continue
For about 3 years now I have been drawing up & cutting out my own fixed blade knife designs. I have yet to complete even one of them. That is terrible, I know, but I am easily distracted by a Paying job and family. This Blog will help me to keep track of the projects. Please offer up ideas and advice freely, I welcome all of it.
I will list these projects as I started them:
.125 x 1.5" 1095 steel knives. I started with a simple modified Tanto design with 3"…Continue
As some of you may know, recently I have caught the 110 bug. I've been buying older used 110's on eBay out of curiosity.
Well, I love these knives. They're easy to re-furbish, re-task and the variations of handles are countless.
This project will consist of a complete tear down, cleaning, New Damascus blade and scales. Plus, re-tasking the old blade into a usable fixed blade. This blog will be updated as the project progresses.
2/12/13 The Spanish Lace Damascus blade…Continue
Okay, the title says it all. I am not a english major, so don't ridicule my composition skills.
This blog will be my outlet for honest opinions and facts of knives that I found intriguing enough to buy for myself. With that being said, let us begin.
6/4/2013 Coming soon another rank amateur review. Subject: Corneta Wotan
What aspects should I highlight? Any particular tests you want performed? I plan to beat the heck out of it anyway.
Let me know soon. I would…Continue