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  • Knife Steel Nerds Takes Scientific Approach to Steel Testing

    Larrin Thomas is the man behind Knife Steel Nerds, a website dedicated to collecting, analyzing, and presenting information about knife steel in an accessible way....

  • Call in the Specialists

    By Nick Shabazz I’m staring at my review table right now, and noticing something funny. Of the nine knives neatly lined up awaiting carry and...

  • Knife Maker Explains Why Forging Stainless Steel Matters

    In the world of hand-made knives there are many makers out there who would say you can’t – or shouldn’t – forge stainless steel. But...

  • Spydercollector Chronicles the History of ‘Unofficial’ Spyderco Knife

    Spyderco-centric blogger Spydercollector recently chronicled the acquisition of an ‘unofficial’ Spyderco release, the Mosquito. This modified first gen Ladybug sports an awl for a blade and...

  • 3 Knives That Won’t Die When You Do

    Photo of One-Eyed Jack by SpyderCollector Somebody raised on CDs and MP3s won’t know the value of a record collection, and the same may apply...

  • Can Buying Knives be Addictive?

    Nicotine, caffeine, alcohol … can we add knives to the list of addictive substances? No one needs more than 3 or 4 knives – so why...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 50: The Finale

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com The bad news is, after one year and over 4 solid hours of griping, this will be...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 49: Cataloged

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick discusses the downside of the SHOT Show product release schedule and tells knife marketers that there’s...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 48: Smooth Operator

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com According to Nick, today’s knife maker needs to meet these minimum expectations of quality. Knife Gripes with...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 47: Abandoned

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick shines a spotlight on the dark side of limited run models. Knife Gripes with Nick Shabazz...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 46: Extra Mile

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick tells knife makers why sometimes ‘good enough’ isn’t good enough. Knife Gripes with Nick Shabazz is...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 45: MAP Mishap

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick warns manufacturers about the misuse of MAP pricing. Knife Gripes with Nick Shabazz is brought to...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 44: Underhanded

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick says the world would be a better place if all high-end knife resellers were honest and...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 43: Long Game

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick explains why makers are better off producing knives that don’t require after purchase service. Knife Gripes...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 42: Steel Sense

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick discusses some of the factors to consider when settling on a steel. Knife Gripes with Nick...