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: 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 …
  • 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 …

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
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)