The Spyderco Southard is Spyderco’s first flipper knife, and first collaboration with the custom knife maker Brad Southard. With the amount of attention this wicked fast slicer has generated, I admit I am a bit late to the bandwagon, but as they say, better late than never. As a caveat, you will notice that in… 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.
When Kershaw announced a partnership with Rick Hinderer, the excitement was almost palpable. Rick has been a mainstay of grail knife manufacturers for years, with his XM series of custom/midtech knives (depending on your definition) being on most everyone’s “would kill for” list. Finally, with the introduction of the Kershaw Cryo and Cryo II, we mere… Read More
Despite its humble origins as an agricultural tool from Indonesia, the karambit has always elicited visceral reactions in people, which caused the knife design to lend itself easily into into its transition from being used as a tool for agriculture, to its modern use as a tool for self-defence. The Boker Plus Karambit, designed by Chad Los… Read More
When Kershaw first announced the Emerson collaboration, I was gobsmacked: I couldn’t believe that in a few short months I could purchase a bonafide Emerson design for under $50. Naturally, I was really curious, skeptical even, about what the end result would be. That being said, as soon as the CQC-6K came out of the packaging and into my hands, I’ve… Read More
Kershaw offers minimalistic looking knives that both function well and come at a very affordable price point. The Kershaw Volt is no exception to the brand’s standard. What attracted me to the Kershaw Volt is its ideal size and proportion for everyday carry use. At 8.9 cm (3.5 inches), the blade is the perfect balance… Read More