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Spring Assisted Knives – a Practical Guide

Spring Assisted Knives – a Practical Guide

Spring assisted knives (also known as assisted-opening knives) are knives that use internal mechanisms to complete the opening process of the knife after it has been started by using a thumbstud attached to the blade or flipper. The blade on spring assisted knives are held in place by torsion springs when in the closed position, or sometimes additional blade locks on some models. The person operating the knife applies pressure to the thumbstud to start opening the knife, the mechanism...
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Old Timer Knives

On July 30th, 2004, the production of Old Timer Knives came to a conclusion. The Imperial Schrade Corporation had been manufacturing Old Timer Pocket Knives for over a century. However, a hole was left in the pocket knife market and Taylor Brands LLC purchased the intellectual property rights to the brand. Production started once again, Taylor Brands kept the legacy honest and recreated the original patterns. This made Old Timer knives available for purchase once again, giving people who missed...
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Tactical Folding Knives – What They Are and What To Consider When Buying One.

You’ve probably heard the term “tactical folding knives” thrown around before. But what exactly is a tactical knife? Do you need one? What are they used for? You’ll likely get different answers if you ask different people. In this article we’re going to cover everything you need to know about tactical knives and what to look for and consider when buying one. At the end I’ll show you some of the most popular tactical knives you can get for awesome...
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Pocket Knife Blade Types

Pocket Knife Blade Types

One of the reasons that choosing the best pocket knife can be a challenge is that there are so many different blade types available. Each blade type has it’s own strong points and uses that it is good for. When choosing a pocket knife, it’s very helpful to understand the differences between the types of blades to help you choose the ones that will best suit your needs. Let’s take a closer look at some of the popular blade types...
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How To Sharpen a Pocket Knife – The Freehand Guide To Honing a Sexy Sharp Blade

How To Sharpen a Pocket Knife – The Freehand Guide To Honing a Sexy Sharp Blade

Every man and woman should carry a pocket knife with them daily, and every man or woman should know how to sharpen a pocket knife. That’s one thing about pocket knives, if you use them they will get dull! It’s just an unavoidable cold hard fact of life. Okay, well maybe it’s not quite as bad as that, but they will need sharpened from time to time! How Many Sharpening Techniques Are There? While poking around online, I’ve realized that...
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