Articles Categorized in: Pocket Knives

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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