Knife Reviews

LATEST REVIEWS
The latest five reviews are shown here, but are also included in the listings below, by section and alphabetical order.

  • Showcase: BUCK 110 Hunter and Hunter Pro

    Showcase: BUCK 110 Hunter and Hunter Pro

    Buck’s 110 Folding Hunter has been a firm favourite since its release in 1963, and is probably the most copied folding knife design in existence. Its traditional mixture of brass and wood (Macassar Ebony Dymondwood), along with the elegant lines and simple lock-back mechanism, has made it a classic with …
  • Knife Review: Extrema Ratio RAO II

    Knife Review: Extrema Ratio RAO II

    Extrema Ratio’s RAO II is an update of the original RAO which was developed back in 2006. Designed as a super tough, compact, survival and field knife, the brutish RAO was an immediate modern classic. In 2014, with improved ergonomics and a new drop-point blade, the RAO II widens the …
  • Knife Review: Pohl Force Prepper One (Tactical)

    Knife Review: Pohl Force Prepper One (Tactical)

    Born from key influences in Dietmar Pohl’s lifelong passion for knives, the Prepper One combines the hollow handle survival knife concept with a traditional style ‘straight’ utility knife. By using modern materials and manufacturing techniques, Dietmar Pohl has avoided all the typical weaknesses of hollow handle knives and produced a …
  • Knife Review: Extrema Ratio TASK J

    Knife Review: Extrema Ratio TASK J

    Based on the original TASK tactical knife designed by Thilo Schiller, this version of the TASK, the TASK J has been developed as a collaboration with the Jagdkommando Unit, the Austrian Army special forces. Their requirements were for a heavier duty version of the original TASK which could survive more …
  • Knife Review: Lionsteel T5 MI

    Knife Review: Lionsteel T5 MI

    Each year at IWA, there are a few blades that stand out and draw you back to them time and again. Lionsteel’s T5 was one of those, and may well have been my most visited blade at IWA 2017. I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to spend a lot …

SHOWCASE
Knives UK 2017
Spyderco Euro Edge (Ed Schempp design)
BKS Gembloux 2017 Knife Show
BUCK 110 Hunter and Hunter Pro

SPECIALS
Dive Knives 2016 – Mega Test Review

SHARPENERS
DMT Aligner ProKit and DuoSharp 10″ Bench Stone
Spyderco Tri-Angle Sharpmaker (Sharpener)

KNIFE REVIEWS
Benchmade 112S H2O (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Böker Plus Kwaiken Damascus/Damast (3.5″ blade – Odins Eye Damasteel)
Böker Plus Kwaiken Mini Flipper
Buck Compadre Chopping Froe
Buck – Group Review – Selkirk, Compadre Chopping Froe and Kinetic Fishing Spear
Buck Kinetic Fishing Spear
Buck Selkirk
Chris Reeve Knives Large Inkosi
Cold Steel Espada XL G-10
Cressi Alligator (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Cressi Giant Knife (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
CRKT GO-N-HEAVY (Plain and Veff Serrated Versions)
CRKT Homefront and Homefront Tactical with ‘Field Strip’ Technology
Extrema Ratio MAMBA
Extrema Ratio RAO II
Extrema Ratio TASK J
Fällkniven F1 Pro
Gerber Strongarm
Lionsteel T5 MI
MIL-TAC MTF-4 Tanto (3.75″ blade – N690Co Steel)
Morakniv – A Look at the Classics
Morakniv Eldris with Fire Starter
Morakniv Garberg with Leather Sheath and Multi-Mount
Morakniv Kansbol with Multi-Mount
Ontario Knife Company Black Bird SK-4
Ontario Knife Company Black Bird SK-5
Ontario Knife Company – Group Review
Ontario Knife Company RTAK-II
Ontario Knife Company’s Ranger RD Tanto
Pohl Force Prepper One (Tactical)
Promate Barracuda (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Promate KF505 Blunt (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Promate KF593 Ti ‘Scuba’, (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Promate Line Cutter (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Promate Seal Folder (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Ruger GO-N-HEAVY (Plain and Veff Serrated Versions)
MEGA Review: SOG Knives Bladelights – Fixed and Folders (AA, AAA, CR2032)
Spartan Blades’ Harsey Model II (6.125″ blade – S35VN)
Spartan Blades PALLAS Button Lock
Spyderco Assist Salt (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Spyderco Bradley Bowie
Spyderco PITS folder (Non-locking – Sub 3″ – Titanium – N690Co)
Spyderco Schempp Bowie (3.7″ blade – CPM S30V)
Spyderco SpydieChef
Spyderco Tatanka folder (5″ blade – VG-10)
Whitby & Co DK9 (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Whitby & Co DK11 (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Whitby & Co DK511/14 (Dive Knives 2016 – Detail Review)
Zero Tolerance 0095BW
Zero Tolerance 0630 (Emerson Design)