Posts Tagged ‘Knives’

Is My Multi-Tool Legal?

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Every state has its own laws regarding carrying a concealed weapon, and many of these laws apply to knives as well as firearms. Some cities even add their own restrictions on concealed weapons, leading many residents to become confused about wither it’s legal to carry a multi-tool in your pocket.

The good news is that despite the confusing language of many concealed weapons laws, carrying a multi-tool is usually legal. (more…)

Gearing Up for Elk Hunting

Friday, September 30th, 2011

People hunt elk for many different reasons. Some love the thrill of taking down such an enormous animal. Others enjoy providing their families with elk meat, which is often bountiful enough to last for months if one knows how to properly use a hunting knife and a deep freezer.

But elk hunting is more than just a fun way for hunters to use their guns and knives – it’s also an important way for fish and wildlife departments to balance our ecological and societal needs. As many farmers would be happy to tell you, elk hunting protects crops.

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Choosing a Knife for the Zombie Apocalypse

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Zombie Apocalypse: Target PracticeHere’s the scenario: You’re returning to town after a weekend hunting trip with your best friends. You pull into the local gas station to refuel and notice the station is being overrun by a hoard of zombies. It appears the Zombie Apocalypse has begun.

Low on gas, you have no choice but to fight your way out. Luckily, you have your hunting gear with you, including your hunting knife. Skinning a deer is one thing, but what types of knives would work best against zombies? We’ve got a few theories on that.

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Top 8 Most Memorable Knife Fights in Film

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

rambo bowie knifeKnives are a frequent occurrence in modern film. Movie heroes and villains alike have brandished various types of small blades or sporting knives. Knife fights are often depicted as a more “fair” way to fight, especially in movies in which gun battles are the norm. Knife fight scenes are usually suspenseful and climactic, and a few knife fights stand out above the rest.

Here’s a look at the top 8 most memorable movie scenes involving knives: (more…)

Sharpening Knives: 3 Common Mistakes

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Sharpening a knife correctly requires time and patience, as it is a skill that must be learned through practice. It’s also an essential habit for maintaining your camping or sporting knives – a sharp knife is a safe knife.

If you own sporting knives, or even just regular kitchen knives, learning how to sharpen them properly can be frustrating, especially if you make one of these common knife sharpening mistakes: (more…)

Washington Man Completes “Seven Summits”

Sunday, February 27th, 2011
Mini Tac Torch

A LED flashlight like this mini tac torch is a must-have for any serious climber.

You may not know it, but there is an exclusive club to which, if you’re like most people, you do not belong. No, we’re not talking about the Skull and Bones or the Freemasons. We’re talking about the group that consists of anyone that has scaled what climbers call “The Seven Summits”. The Seven Summits are the tallest peaks on every continent, and from reports by The Olympian, only 86 Americans have ever done this. In fact, only about 280 people worldwide have done this. Oh, wait – make that 281.

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Types of Pocket Knives (and Why We Love Them)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011
Lockback knives are one of the most popular styles of pocket knife.

Lockback knives are one of the most popular styles of pocket knife.

There is a time and a place for big hunting knives – namely, while hunting. For the rest of the time, you want a compact knife that doesn’t require a sheath or need to be hung from your belt. The solution? Pocket knives!

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Best Hunting Knife/LED Flashlight Pairs

Monday, February 21st, 2011

The Coast LED Light Knife is a great tool to keep on you at all times.

The Coast LED Light Knife is a great tool to keep on you at all times.

If you’re an avid hunter, you probably have a pretty nice collection of both hunting knives and LED flashlights. When it comes to spending days on end outdoors, the two go hand in hand. While there is no magic combination of hunting knives and LED flashlights, some pairings work better together than others. The following are three pairings of hunting knives and LED lights that work so well together we just had to blog about it. Enjoy!

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