All posts tagged "Nick Shabazz"

  • Knife Gripes Episode 22: Midtech Umbrella

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick says it’s time to retire the umbrella term ‘midtech’. More Episodes of Knife Gripes with...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 21: Fuller Failure

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick says fullers can serve a purpose, but when hastily designed they become a nuisance. More...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 20: Tunnel Vision

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick urges members of the knife community to open their eyes and realize that everyone has...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 19: Curveball

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners When it comes to recurve blades, Nick says you can’t have your cake and eat it...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 18: Shortchanged

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick urges premium knife makers to make smaller blades part of their core offerings. More Episodes...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 17: Why So Serious?

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick commends knife makers who bring a sense of humor to their work. More Episodes of...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 16: Clipocalypse

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick contends that clips can’t be an afterthought on a well-designed pocket knife. More Episodes of...

  • Is this the REAL Nick Shabazz? Possible Blade Show Sighting!

    Since Blade Show 2016, YouTuber and star of Knife Gripes Nick Shabazz has emerged as one of the most talked about figures in the knife...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 15: Love Thy Newbie

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick urges fellow knife snobs to avoid dampening the enthusiasm of newcomers. More Episodes of Knife...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 14: Talking Smack

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick shares his disappointment with sloppy tolerances and careless design that end up damaging the most...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 13: Take the Plunge

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick points out that a botched choil or plunge grind can create ongoing use and sharpening...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 12: Cut It Out

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick argues the overbuilt knife fad has led to a generation of knives that just don’t...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 11: Flipping Parasites

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick lashes out at knife flippers for gouging the community on quick transactions. More Episodes of...

  • Chris Reeve Knives Discontinues Ti-Lock

    After seven years in circulation, Chris Reeve Knives is discontinuing the Grant and Gavin Hawk-designed Ti-Lock. The Ti-Lock’s innovative locking mechanism put the locking component...

  • Knife Gripes Episode 10: Unwarranted

    Knife Gripes is brought to you by KME Sharpeners Nick says good warranties don’t make up for poor quality control in the long run. More Episodes of Knife...