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Custom Benchmade Griptilians – Making a Great Knife Even Better

  If you read my site, you’ll know that the Benchmade Griptilian is probably my favorite folder of all time. The combination of good size, good steel, and the axis lock, combined with a reasonable price, make it a top choice. The normal Grip comes with a black handle, although you can get the standard …

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Kershaw’s Excellent New Customer Service Policy

I’m a big fan of Kershaw as you can tell from reading this site, just because they have a large selection of knives at very reasonable prices.  They are also well known for good customer service and they have added to that reputation.  Kershaw has just introduced a new policy where they will replace any …

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Finally, the TSA does something right

UPDATE (4/23/2013):  This post is now incorrect.  Well, so much for the TSA doing the right thing.  They have decided that for right now, knives will not be allowed on planes on April 25, 2013 after all.  Hopefully, they will come to their senses reasonably soon!   Since its inception, the Transportation Security Agency has …

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Knives are expensive!

Obviously, I like knives of all kinds or I would not have started this website. The problem is – knives are expensive and quite often I don’t have the money to buy the knives I want! One thing that has helped me buy knives is Swagbucks. Swagbucks is a search engine and website that lets …

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Kershaw’s Value Folders – An Excellent Buy

As discusses on the main Kershaw page, Kershaw is known for excellent quality as a reasonable price, with most of their knives being made either in the United States or in Japan. The Junkyard Dog II (JYD II), the Skyline, Shallot, Leek, and a number of other models are at or lower in price than …

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Ten Great Large Pocket Knives – My Choices

The list of my Top 10 Large Pocket Knives has been moved to http://best-pocket-knives.com/top-10-large-pocket-knives/

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Top Ten Small Pocket Knives

 What is the best small-medium pocket knife? There really is no way to determine the best knife for anyone as well all have different preferences and uses for a knife. Even if we could agree, there are too many good knives to determine the best (or even the ten best) small pocket knife, but here …

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Steel Types (Part 1) – Basic Carbon Steel

Many knives (especially fixed-blades, but also some pocket knives) are made of basic carbon steels such as 1075, 1080, 1084, 1095, and 5160.  These are high carbon, non-stainless steels that are fairly simple to work with and heat treat, yet, make a good quality knife blade.  They have varying amounts of chromium, manganese, and silicon in …

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Welcome To The Best Pocket Knife Blog!

The blog will have some odds and ends about pocket knives and tactical knives that don’t really go into the main website right now.  Come by and see what will be coming up new here!

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