Kizer Gemini Review

Our recent review of the Kizer Splinter generated quite a bit of interest so we’re following up with a closer look at another titanium folder from Kizer – the Kizer Gemini (Ki3471). Designed by custom knife maker Ray Laconico and based on his popular Jasmine model, this is a daily carry you’ll love to fondle, […]

Boker Knives

Brand Summary Parent Company: Böker Baumwerk GmbH Headquarters: Solingen, Germany Product Focus: EDC Target Markets: Budget (< $50), Mid-Range ($50-$150) Production Facilities: Germany, China, Taiwan Boker knives, otherwise known as the “Tree Brand”, are well known for their high levels of precision, leading-edge design and use of top quality materials. They are based in Germany […]

Kershaw Leek Review

Kershaw Leek Review The Kershaw Leek, designed by respected knife guru Ken Onion, is without doubt one of the best selling pocket knives of all time. Kershaw ships eye-popping volumes of the Leek each and every year to the envy of big-time rivals Benchmade, Gerber and Spyderco. But how can the knife that’s named after […]

Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Review

Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Review It’s no surprise that Spyderco is one of our favorite brands. The Colorado based company continues to demonstrate a dedication to high quality and innovation by designing folding knives that strike an acute balance between high performance and practicality. Still, not everything that leaves the Spyderco factory is perfect but every […]

Spyderco Delica 4 Review

Spyderco Delica 4 Review Welcome pocket knife fans to my review of the Spyderco Delica 4. Let me start by saying I’m a huge fan of Spyderco knives, and have owned just about every one of their production EDC knives at one time or another. In fact, one of my very first EDC knives was […]

SOG Flash II Review

SOG Specialty Knives (generally known as SOG) was established back in the mid-eighties by Spencer Frazer, a budding knife designer from California. The name SOG is derived from the Studies and Observation Group, a special ops unit serving in Vietnam who used a particular type of bowie knife on their missions. Spencer wanted to pay […]

Kizer Kyre Review

The Kizer Kyre is a collaboration between David Michalik and Robert Chromcak (Founders of TK Knives), in association with Kizer Cutlery as the manufacturer. It brings the aggressive yet stylish design queues of their mainstay knife, the Kyre, to the broader production market. Unique among the rest of the Kizer lineup, the Kyre sets itself […]

Kershaw Skyline Review

The Kershaw Skyline is one of the more popular low price, high volume models in Kershaw’s lineup, sitting in the same bracket as the Leek and more tactical looking Cryo. So, if you’re looking for a budget EDC that you don’t mind scuffing up a bit…read on. Get the Skyline at Amazon Kershaw Knives was […]


Kizer Kyre Review Price: About $150 The Good: Good looking, deployment includes middle-finger flick fun-factor The Bad: Crooked ergonomics make for poor ‘usability’ Bottom Line: Good option for a fidgety collector, but hardly the perfect EDC Kizer Rattler Review Price: About $166 The Good: Impeccable fit and finish, feels great in the hand, smooth action, […]