Knife Reviews

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

  • 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 …
  • Knife Review: Spyderco Bradley Bowie

    Knife Review: Spyderco Bradley Bowie

    It’s not something I’ve been able to properly define, but there are some knives that just look ‘right’ from the moment you first see them, and the Spyderco Bradley Bowie (designed by Gayle Bradley of course) is one of those. Many knives have specific purposes and their design reflects the …
  • Knife Review: Cold Steel Espada XL G-10

    Knife Review: Cold Steel Espada XL G-10

    Inspired by the classical Navaja knives of Spain, Cold Steel’s Espada series are the result of a design collaboration between custom knife maker Andrew Demko and Cold Steel President Lynn C. Thompson, using modern design and materials to bring extreme performance to a range of huge folding knives. In this …
  • Knife Review: Extrema Ratio MAMBA

    Knife Review: Extrema Ratio MAMBA

    Extrema Ratio are well known for making knives that are built like a tank; heavy duty fixed blades and folders that will take everything you can throw at them in their stride. When the new Mamba arrived for testing it was clear this was something quite different; I was struck …
  • Knife Review: CRKT Homefront and Homefront Tactical with ‘Field Strip’ Technology

    Knife Review: CRKT Homefront and Homefront Tactical with ‘Field Strip’ Technology

    CRKT are full of interesting and innovative ideas, and with the Homefront and Homefront Tactical bring us ‘Field Strip’ Technology, or in other words tool-less disassembly. The design comes from world renowned Ken Onion and has been a work in progress for many years. Now thanks to this technology you …

SHOWCASE
Knives UK 2017
Spyderco Euro Edge (Ed Schempp design)
BKS Gembloux 2017 Knife Show

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
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
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)