Reading time: less than a minute |
Written by Ben Branch | February 15th 2013
The paracord wrapped handle on the Bawidamann Blade POGN is designed to be a usable element in survival situation, it’s a nice touch that makes the knife quite a bit more valuable than just a sharpened piece of steel.
Paracord can be used to make snares, lash together rafts and shelters, make traps and attach spearheads – making it the sort of thing you might want in situation like the one faced by the cast of the TV series Jericho. Before it was cancelled. I’m still a little bitter about that.
Articles that Ben has written have been covered on CNN, Popular Mechanics, Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, Autoweek Magazine, Wired Magazine, Autoblog, Gear Patrol, Jalopnik, The Verge, and many more.
Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with well over a million monthly readers from around the world and many hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.