Posts Tagged ‘tactical knife’

5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Tactical Knife

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
DX 355

DX 355 Knife

Refined taste comes only with experience. The more tactical knives that you use, the better you know what you’re looking for. Still, there are a few things that should be considered with every tactical knife purchase, as we outline below.

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COAST Knife Resources: Our Most Useful Reads on Tactical and Sporting Knives

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

We’ve been blogging about tactical knives, LED flashlights, and multi-tools for five years. Our first blog post, on fishing knives, was published on January 25, 2008. Since then, we’ve posted hundreds of blogs, some more popular than others. By analyzing page view information culled from Google Analytics and WebMaster Tools Data, we can determine which posts our readers have found the most useful. To bring these helpful posts to your attention, we’ve listed a brief description of each below.

“Serrated Knives: When They’re Great and When They’re Not”
Published in December of 2011, this post had more than 890 page views in the past year. A great read for those wondering which applications are best for a serrated knife, and when a serrated blade may actually be a hindrance.

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Folding Knife Know-How: What is a G10 Handle?

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

COAST's FX350 Folding KnifeThe lingo of the knife world is unique. When choosing a tactical knife or folding knife, it’s useful to understand the vocabulary for types of blades and handles. Today we’re exploring a specific type of folding knife handle, the G10. You can find a G10 handle on our FX350 folding knife.

Basically, G10 is a term for a high grade of laminate. To make this material, manufacturers weave glass cloth into epoxy resin. This process creates a strong material with high impact resistance as well as dimensional stability.

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The Best Fall Hunting Knives

Saturday, September 18th, 2010
All-Purpose Folding Knife

All-Purpose Folding Knife

The fall hunting season is a great time of year, with game both big and small ready to be bagged. But there’s nothing worse than going to field dress your recent kill and realizing your hunting knife is dull and useless. Whether it’s a buck or a turkey, field dressing requires a sharp, strong blade. Here are our Top 3 hunting knife picks for the 2010 fall season.

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Best Tactical Lights and Knives for Security and Law Enforcement

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Law enforcement agencies, rescue units and security companies across the country have come to trust Coast Knives and Tools to provide high-quality and durable LED lights, utility knives and multi-tools. Here are the top three Coast products used in the law enforcement and security fields:

1. X21 LED Flashlight
This handheld beauty features an astounding 1,070-lumen output – the brightest LED light on the market today. Used by police officers, firefighters and search and rescue crews, the X21 offers the most advanced features. The 16-inch aluminum body is home to a multi-optic advanced focus system and a three-step Quick-Cycle Switch function. The X21 also has an amazing 600-hour working battery life, so there’s no need to worry about being left in the dark.

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