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LATEST REVIEWS and ARTICLES
The latest reviews are listed here, but are also included in the review listings by section and alphabetical order

  • Knife Review: Morakniv Kansbol with Multi-Mount

    Knife Review: Morakniv Kansbol with Multi-Mount

    Released along with Morakniv’s Garberg and Eldris models, this knife is actually an update of their classic and very popular ‘2000’ Hunting knife. Headlined as Morakniv’s “Primary All Round Knife” – meet Kansbol. The Blade and Handle Geometry: Most knife specifications have a basic description of the blade geometry, but …
  • Gear Review: Spyderco Tri-Angle Sharpmaker (Sharpener)

    Gear Review: Spyderco Tri-Angle Sharpmaker (Sharpener)

    Spyderco’s Tri-Angle Sharpmaker is a surprisingly versatile sharpening system (based on the V-sharpener concept), designed to be simple to use, and make it easy to maintain a consistent sharpening angle. The details: Let’s dive into the details and talk about it more in the next section. The Tri-Angle Sharpmaker arrives …
  • Knife Review: Morakniv Garberg with Leather Sheath and Multi-Mount

    Knife Review: Morakniv Garberg with Leather Sheath and Multi-Mount

    Morakniv have released their first (long awaited) full tang knife, the Garberg. Dedicated Morakniv users have been asking for a full tang knife, as they want a hard-use version of the much loved Companion. The Blade and Handle Geometry: Most knife specifications have a basic description of the blade geometry, …
  • Gear Review: NITECORE SC2 Charger and F1 Charger / Powerbank

    Gear Review: NITECORE SC2 Charger and F1 Charger / Powerbank

    With so many chargers to choose from, it can be difficult to pick one, so you may be looking for those models with a little more to offer. NITECORE’s SC2 and F1 chargers both have extra features that make them stand out, so let’s see what they are. A few …
  • Knife Review: Ontario Knife Company – Black Bird SK-4

    Knife Review: Ontario Knife Company – Black Bird SK-4

    When Paul Scheiter was asked about the name of the Ontario Knife Company Black Bird SK-5, he joked that it was in the hope OKC would consider making different versions. Well here is the second Black Bird, the SK-4, a more compact version of Paul’s original design; is it only …
  • Light Review: FOURSEVENS Quark Click QK2A-X (2xAA)

    Light Review: FOURSEVENS Quark Click QK2A-X (2xAA)

    The original Quark models from FOURSEVENS redefined what a light could be, but with redesign forced upon them, FOURSEVENS had to re-imagine the Quark, and the Quark Click was born. This review is of the QK2A-X model (2AA) Taking a more detailed look: FOURSEVENS packaging presents the Quark Click so …
  • Knife Showcase: Spyderco Euro Edge (Ed Schempp design)

    Knife Showcase: Spyderco Euro Edge (Ed Schempp design)

    The Spyderco Euro Edge is one of Ed Schempp’s more recent designs and considered by many to be the best looking knife in Spyderco’s 2017 line up. Fortunately I was able to speak to Joyce Laituri about this knife when I visited Spyderco at IWA 2017. ‘Showcase’ on Tactical Reviews: …
  • Light Review: NITECORE TM03 (Tiny Monster)

    Light Review: NITECORE TM03 (Tiny Monster)

    NITECORE have been expanding the Tiny Monster line and with the TM03 have shrunk the monster performance into a single 18650 size light. Now it is even easier to carry Tiny Monster performance with you in the form of the world’s most powerful 1x 18650 light. Taking a more detailed …
  • EDC Gear Review: Nite Ize S-Biner with SlideLock, MicroLock plus GearLine

    EDC Gear Review: Nite Ize S-Biner with SlideLock, MicroLock plus GearLine

    There are some things that are so useful you can’t really image life without them. Nite Ize’s S-Biners are one of those designs that have simply integrated themselves into so many of my every-day activities I’d be lost without them. For some these will need no introduction, but if you …
  • Instagram Giveaway CLOSED! (Ends 10 Mar 2017)

    Instagram Giveaway CLOSED! (Ends 10 Mar 2017)

    This Giveaway is a combined celebration of passing the 10k mark and of IWA 2017. There will be two winners. The two prizes are, a Morakniv Companion Heavy Duty (you must be over 18 years old to win this), and a Nitecore T360 Headlamp. Also included will be a Fenix …
  • EDC Gear Review: Leatherman MUT Multi-tool

    EDC Gear Review: Leatherman MUT Multi-tool

    The MUT (Military Utility Tool) is billed by Leatherman as “the first multi-tool that functions as both a tactical and practical tool for military, LE, or civilian shooters” and is packed full of functions not found in other multi-tools. With so much detail to cover, this review has turned into …
  • EDC Gear Review: NITECORE Utility and Daily Pouches – NUP10/20 and NDP10/20

    EDC Gear Review: NITECORE Utility and Daily Pouches – NUP10/20 and NDP10/20

    NITECORE have gone beyond just portable lighting and have started designing products for EDC and daily carry. We now have the NUP10/20 Utility Pouch and the NPD10/20 Daily Pouch which give you plenty of carry options for all those essential bits of EDC gear. The details: On test in this …
  • Light Review: Nitecore’s Explosion Proof EF1

    Light Review: Nitecore’s Explosion Proof EF1

    With the EF1, NITECORE have confidently entered the market for hazardous environment equipment, with a light which can be used in the petroleum exploration, petrochemical and chemical industries, as it is rated as a Type II non-mine explosion-proof electrical appliance. Taking a more detailed look: The EF1 arrives in a …
  • Knife Review: Chris Reeve Knives Large Inkosi

    Knife Review: Chris Reeve Knives Large Inkosi

    The original Inkosi was launched at Blade Show 2016, and was designed to include improvements to Chris Reeve’s already tried and tested (and industry changing) Sebenza models. Never one to stand still, Chris knew he could improve on his original design with certain key changes to the pivot, bearing, frame …
  • Light Review: Rofis TR20

    Light Review: Rofis TR20

    Rofis were the first manufacturer I came across which have made a standard tubular light that transforms into a right-angle light. They have applied the same principle to a couple of different models, and in this review we are looking at the TR20, which is an 18650 powered model with …