Custom and Production Tactical Knife Reviews

Chris Reeves Knives Mnandi Lignum Vitae Inlay Review

September 12th, 2016 - corwin99


Lignum Vitae, the wood of life, is a very important symbolic wood and tree in many cultures. In this case, it is just a beautifully finished scale on one of the nicest production gentleman’s folders on the market, the CRK Mnandi. The Lignum is a less common version of this knife, but not entirely rare.

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Phantom Steelworks Skin Walker Knife Review

July 25th, 2016 - corwin99


Phantom Steelworks is the name that Chris Martin releases his knives by, and as you can tell from the name, the knives are pretty bad ass and he makes no apologies for his extremely polorizing designs. The Skin Walker, as this knife is called, is a truly interesting knife design. It features a wharncliff blade, with a very short cutting edge, and the blade only opens to a 55 degree angle.

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Medford Praetorian G/T Folder Review

December 12th, 2015 - corwin99


While not strictly a “custom” knife company, Medford Knife and Tool’s knives are all handmade in-house from the ground-up. They pride themselves on their 100% American-Made pedigree, using primarily American-made tools and parts. This is great is you’re American, but if you’re not, it probably doesn’t matter much but at least should count towards a quality made tool. The Praetorian has become something of a icon in the knife world, and for good reason.

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Microtech DOC Strider Collaboration Folder OD Green Knife Review

June 1st, 2015 - corwin99


Microtech has been synonymous with high-end, precision machined knives since their inception in 1994 in Vero Beach, Florida. They have collaborated with many high-profile knifemakers, and with this more recent release, the D.O.C., they have collaborated with Strider. The D.O.C. feels like an amalgamation of the Strider SMF and Microtech’s design flare for details.

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