Posts Tagged ‘sporting knives’

The Big Screen’s Most Bada** Knife Wielders

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

rambo film knivesWhen it comes to action films, not much can beat a good knife fight. Close-quarters combat with knives creates fast-paced scenes that get the adrenaline going and maintain suspense. Throughout cinematic history, there have been a few knife-wielding stars who stood out above the rest, whether they preferred to brandish a particularly wicked hunting knife or were adept at handling multiple sporting knives.

The following is a look at five of the toughest characters wielding knives on screen: (more…)

Skinning Knives: Do I Need One?

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Damascus Skinning KnifeWhen you’re shopping for sporting knives, the sheer number of options can be confusing if you’re not an expert. One type of knife that often baffles inexperienced hunters is the skinning knife. Many people are unsure whether skinning knives are even necessary if you already have a larger hunting knife.

A skinning knife is a type of hunting knife that’s made for a specific purpose. Unlike most general sporting knives, a skinning blade is meant to do one thing well but isn’t necessarily the best choice for other tasks.


How to Report Poachers in Oregon

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has recently increased the reward for information about poachers. You can now receive up to $500 for reporting these illegal hunters.

But you may be wondering: What counts as poaching, and how do I turn a poacher in? You could even be participating in activities that qualify as poaching, without realizing it. Remember, a poaching charge is a felony offense! Here’s a look at what counts as poaching and how you can turn in poachers: (more…)

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…)

Hunting Knife Anatomy

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
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You may be able to properly wield a hunting knife, but do you know the different parts that make it up? Knowing how a knife is put together and the components that are involved can really help you both maintain your knife and recognize quality when shopping for hunting or sporting knives and accessories. Here are the different parts of a knife, what they do, and why they’re important.