In the wake of Hurricane Sandy I think we’re all evaluating our preparedness for extreme events, with that in mind, meet the Böker EMS Rescue Knife.
The KA-BAR US Marine Corp Fighting Knife is one of those tools that’s become a self-sustaining icon, it’s the single most famous fixed blade knife design in the world (and for very good reason).
KA-BAR Knives has been in continuous operation since 1898, the company was originally based in Allegheny River in Tidioute, PA but has since moved to manufacturing plant in Olean, NY.
It isn’t always easy to buy for men, Father’s Day gifts usually involve cologne, socks, dark chocolate, dodgy beer, cheap bourbon or one of those coffee table books about steam trains. The team over at Man Crates have decided to rectify this issue by creating a series of crates specifically tailored to specific, manly interests.
The 50 state legal Mantis Bottleneck Knife caught my eye last week, I like to try to keep a small knife on me as they can tend to come in handy when you least expect it and this one has the added bonus of..
The Leatherman Skeletool is a fascinating piece of modern engineering, almost every man I know has at least one Leatherman and whenever something goes wrong with an engine on a ride, you can bet there’ll be more than one of the tools pulled from pockets and saddlebags. This model is the Leatherman Skeletool, it represents the…
I don’t know why, but I love gear like this. Perhaps I’ve watched Jericho too many times but the idea of having something in the glove compartment or saddle bag that can light fires and offer some protection is hugely appealing to me.
Joel Bukiewicz is a man who, in some respects, fell into the knife making trade and in doing so, found a dormant talent that now has him creating some of the most highly prized kitchen knives in the US.
I don’t think I’m insane, I guess people never really do, but I have a soft spot for huge knives. This 18.75 inch, carbon steel machete from Gerber is a great example of a don’t-mess-with-me knife, it has a 10.75 inch blade…
At $7.15 this is probably the best value survival kit out there, it’s made from 440 Stainless Steel, comes with a long-lasting magnesium-rod fire starter and the handle is wrapped with green para-cord which can be unwrapped and used as rope in a survival situation.