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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: Spyderco SpydieChef

    Knife Review: Spyderco SpydieChef

    Sometimes it’s all in a name… and ‘SpydieChef’ immediately lets you know this is a small (folding and EDC-able) Spyderco Chef’s knife. Of course it is a blend of exotic ingredients, made to that special Spyderco recipe, and is capable of so much more than just chopping a few vegetables. …
  • Gear Review: Wicked Edge ‘Field and Sport’ Sharpener

    Gear Review: Wicked Edge ‘Field and Sport’ Sharpener

    Wicked Edge’s sharpening systems have proven themselves over and over to be the ultimate precision guided knife sharpeners on the market, so much so, many high-end knife makers use them for their knives’ first edge, rather than hand sharpening their blades. Wicked Edge sharpeners are solid, reliable and fast. If …
  • Light Review: FOURSEVENS Preon P1 Copper Limited Edition

    Light Review: FOURSEVENS Preon P1 Copper Limited Edition

    FOURSEVENS’ Preons have been very popular and well regarded AAA powered EDC lights. After their latest reboot (previously reviewed), this is the special edition solid copper version. Grab one while you can here and don’t miss out on the copper goodness. Taking a more detailed look: Unlike the standard edition …
  • Knife Review: Morakniv Eldris with Fire Starter

    Knife Review: Morakniv Eldris with Fire Starter

    In the third of a series of reviews looking at Morakniv’s latest models, we meet the Eldris, a fixed blade knife that is so easy to carry, Morakniv call it their ‘folding knife’. The Blade and Handle Geometry: Most knife specifications have a basic description of the blade geometry, but …
  • Showcase: Knives UK 2017

    Showcase: Knives UK 2017

    Knives UK is the UK’s only dedicated knife show. Now in it’s twelfth year, the show features some of the country’s top knife-makers and high quality custom blades, and is aimed at outdoor professionals, enthusiasts and collectors. Many thanks to KnivesUK’s founder and organiser, Mike Keogh, for his continued dedication …
  • 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 …