All posts tagged "Nick Shabazz"

  • Steel Choice and Other Matters of Faith

    By Nick Shabazz There are few things that knife geeks love more than complaining about steel composition. If you put five knife nuts in a...

  • Why Fit and Finish Matters

    By Nick Shabazz As a reviewer, and griper in the cutlery world, I’m pretty obsessed with ‘fit and finish’, that is, makers’ treatment of the...

  • 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...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 41: Wife Gripes

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick asked his female viewers to share their knife gripes and offers their perspective. Knife Gripes with...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 40: Fine Print

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick explains why knife makers should ax the fine print in their warranties. Knife Gripes with Nick...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 39: Snaggage

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick urges knife makers not to obstruct a blade’s slicing path. Knife Gripes with Nick Shabazz is brought...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 38: TactiKool-Aid

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by UrbanEDCSupply.com Nick says that knife marketers have their sights so focused on the tactical crowd that they may...