Schrade has had a rocky history with a lot of us, from its traditional American beginnings to the rebadged “New Schrade” owned by Taylor Brands LLC (of reformed mall ninja fame). I have always had a slightly kneejerk negative reaction to the whole thing, but after many years of seeing these inexpensive slabs of steel… Read More
Integral Frame Lock Knives
These are the knife reviews we've done on knives that have integral frame locks. If there is a knife you'd like us to review but that isn't up here yet, either comment on a post or contact us to let us know.
It’s no secret to those who have stumbled even for a moment on this blog before that I have long been a Spyderco fanboy. Regardless of the sometimes undeserved high price or sporadic quality issues that Spydercos at times have, I maintain that Spyderco’s product line is a breath of fresh air in what is otherwise… Read More
Kershaw has been stealing the limelight as of late due to its amazing custom collaborations with notable knife designers like Rick Hinderer and Ernie Emerson. Personally, I feel that Kershaw really knocked it out of the park with the Thermite. It’s got a great set of features with the very special “Hinderer” feel, all for less than… Read More
The many variants of the CRKT M16 have been a reference model for CRKT for quite some time now. I usually tend to avoid uber-tactical options when it comes to folders, with the exception of the CRKT Hissatsu (which I love), but I felt it was almost obligatory to pick up what is one of the most… Read More
The Kershaw Leek has always been a mainstay of recommended everyday carry knives. It’s available at an extremely affordable price point (remember, it’s actually USA-made), has excellent fit and finish, as well as above average cutting performance. All this places the Kershaw Leek firmly in the weekly rotation of many knife aficionados. I own many knives (as you… Read More