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Review:  Gerber 22-01400 LMF II Survival Knife

Review: Gerber 22-01400 LMF II Survival Knife

The Gerber 22-01400 LMF II Survival Knife is one of the highest rated survival knives we’ve come across. Measuring a practical 10 inches long, the stainless steel blade is just under 5 inches. The blade features a serrated edge and comes with a rugged sheath with knife sharpener that can be strapped to your leg. Our review model was the Coyote Brown model from Amazon.com. The knife has a sticker box store retail of $140 but is available at Amazon for $70 – a 50% savings. Gerber 22-01400...
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Review – Gerber 31-000751 Bear Grylls Survival Series Ultimate Knife, Serrated Edge

Review – Gerber 31-000751 Bear Grylls Survival Series Ultimate Knife, Serrated Edge

Gerber 31-000751 Bear Grylls Survival Series Ultimate Knife, Serrated Edge List Price: $79.99 Price: $34.88 & FREE Shipping You Save: $45.11 (56%) Gerber is one of the leading names in the knives industry that from its inception in 1939 made innovation its key attribute, for which it is known worldwide even today. Their stainless steel stealth knives of ‘50s and ‘60s led the foundation stone of the designing open-frame clip folders we know and use today. Their contribution to the...
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Review:  Smith & Wesson SWMP5LS M&P Linerlock Knife with 2nd Generation MAGIC Assisted Open and 40% Serrated Drop Point Blade

Review: Smith & Wesson SWMP5LS M&P Linerlock Knife with 2nd Generation MAGIC Assisted Open and 40% Serrated Drop Point Blade

Smith & Wesson SWMP5LS M&P Linerlock Knife with 2nd Generation MAGIC Assisted Open and 40% Serrated Drop Point Blade List Price: $64.00 Price: $31.77 & FREE Shipping You Save: $32.23 (50%)   What We Say… Smith and Wesson have been in the business of designing, innovating and manufacturing defense products for more than one and half century and have established themselves as one of the pioneers in the field. Their products are not only known worldwide to be reliable,...
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Smith and Wesson – Legendary Knives

Smith and Wesson – Legendary Knives

Smith and Wesson have been a leading name in the world of firearms and defense products in the U.S and have been in the field for over one and a half centuries. This signifies their experience in creating innovative products, moving ahead with time and adapting to the new requirements of the market, while preserving the heritage and identity of the company for which it stands for. It is one of the most trusted names in the business and its products are not only used widely by government and security...
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Review:  MTECH USA XTREME MX-8054 Tactical Fixed Blade Knife 11-Inch Overall

Review: MTECH USA XTREME MX-8054 Tactical Fixed Blade Knife 11-Inch Overall

Every once in while a knife comes along that has that extra mean look to it and the XTREME MX-8054 Tactical Fixed Blade Knife from MTECH USA XTREME certainly fits that description.   This lethal knife is finished in flat black and features a 6 inch 440 stainless steel blade.  Measuring 11 inches overall,  the top of the blade includes a meaty 6 tooth sawback – a little short for any real value but adds to the combat look of the knife. The 8054 features a full tang that is extended on the...
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Two Top Rated Combat Knives

Two Top Rated Combat Knives

If you’re looking for the best combat knife, without a doubt there are a wide variety to choose from.  However, it’s important to think about what type of combat knife is going to suit you best. While combat knives can also be considered survival knives, these knives can be used for just more than combat situations. So, if you aren’t going off to battle why would anyone need a combat knife?  Well, the answer is relatively simple. A knife used for combat/survival can be used for a...
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Bayonet Blade Maintenance

Bayonet Blade Maintenance

Bayonets can be useful not only in combat but can also be used as tool while on military operations. It’s important to take care of your bayonet with some basic maintenance and there are some simple steps you can take to make sure your bayonet will last for a long time. Below are some basic maintenance tips for caring for your bayonet. This blog will focus on care for the M-16 Bayonet knife. 1) To begin, check the bayonet’s locking release mechanisms. The bayonet should be able to be...
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Bayonet Training In The United States Marine Corps

Bayonet Training In The United States Marine Corps

For those in the civilian world, bayonet training is an often overlooked aspect of self defense measures. Ironically, for U.S. Marines, the bayonet becomes a last option of defense when a rifle fails or runs out of ammunition. It is also a crucial part of the training process. During the first initial phase of boot camp, recruits are required to complete bayonet training. The training involved is one of the first exercises a Marine Corps recruit will learn while in boot camp. In 2003 the OKC-3S Bayonet...
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Legal Issues – Owning and Carrying a Combat Knife

Legal Issues – Owning and Carrying a Combat Knife

If you have ever thought about buying a survival/combat knife, you may have wondered about the legalities of ownership. Questions that may come to mind may be. “What is the legal length I am allowed to carry?” This is only one question of many a prospective knife owner may ask.  Laws concerning the allowable knives allowed vary in the United States and across the globe. Each State has its own specific knife laws and the infographic below provided courtesy of knifeup.com shows how the laws differ...
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Blade Length vs Practical Use

Blade Length vs Practical Use

Without a doubt, there are a ton of different types of survival/combat knives out there to choose from. Whether your are looking for a cool replica knife from the mid 1900’s or a Rambo type survival/combat knife, you’re bound to find a lot of available options. So, with this is mind, what would you think an ideal blade length for a knife would be? Let’s consider a folding knife which could be used for a variety of purposes.  While a larger blade may seem optimal for some, the legality...
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