Chinook

Author - Kalabin Alexander (Alexander St. Petersburg)   Chinook - made a big reliable ... like a helicopter. Brief characteristics of the blade (by the manufacturer):- Model name - Chinook (C63).- The company manufacturer - Spyderco (USA).- Designer (modeler) - James Keating (James A. Keating).- Length of blade - 95 mm.- Length of cutting edge - 84 mm.- The thickness of the blade at the butt - 4mm.- Long knife in the open position - 217 mm.- Length of knife when closed - 124 mm.- Steel Blades - CPM 440V.- The hardness of the blade - 56-57 HRc.- The material lining the handle - G10.- Weight Read more [...]
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Weaving leashes

Author: AlexScar Date: January 20, 2006Since ancient times people were weaving, knitting, wound knots on their knives and bladed weapons. Sometimes it had a practical sense, sometimes purely decorative, sometimes just a passing fad.Appointment depends on the Lanyard. Sometimes the sword knot forms a loop that you can throw on hand to reduce the risk of losing the knife in an emergency. On a small knife or a knife fight with a short stick, thick woven lanyard can fill the void in the palm of your hand, increasing the length of the handle.Also it can be used for easy and fast retrieval of Read more [...]
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Bolo Machete from Soyuzspetsosnascheniya

            Machetes were taken avtopohod (3,000 km), and was used in the daily work of smashing the camp. Previously, he was imprisoned in the studio 'chopping'. Ironically, the first thing that happened to make this knife - cutting chicken. Rated 5 with +. Although a little big, but cuts and 'overcome' cartilage and bone like butter. So the shape of the blade, in principle, can be considered suitable for cutting.          Device coped well with the preparation of the various poles and stakes for the canopy, on the dissolution of dry kindling churochek, Read more [...]
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SOG PENTAGON

Author: Alex Anushkin aka Relic (Narva, Estonia)Published with permission of the author.   SOG PENTAGON appeared in my one and a half months ago. Honestly, he was the subject of my longtime dream, which I have long been salivating blew. But our "advanced" Estonian legislation that permitted to import for sale, such as the Household Economy, "crowbar", as SOG TIGERSHARK, suddenly decided that all knives longer than 8.5 cm, are knives. Law-abiding shop owners preferred not to stand on the slippery path, refusing to bring me SOG PENTAGON to order. Honestly, I have lowered Read more [...]
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Photo report of the meeting 24 February 2006

Author: Alexander (St. Petersburg) Date: February 2006 Beginning of the meeting. Unpack the gifts, the first exchange of courtesies, understanding menus, etc. .Came more to come and Herr President (Ivan) coordinate their movements over the phone. And all the people fit and appropriate. SashaAn - who else came? Brand new come! SashaAn happy - so everyone is happy. The first attempts to photograph our knives. Pen test.YarkiyNik (Nikolai) with squiggle "response to Chamberlain" Kolya turned out, no ... therefore flourish in this picture ..... Flourish without Nicholas. Thing Read more [...]
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Spyderco Spyderfly

 Author: Alex Anushkin aka Relic (Narva, Estonia)   Published with permission of the author    The thought of buying a balisong visited me for a long time. Not that I'm a fan "flipping" when hour after hour luminaries walk and swing their butterflies, revealing them in all possible ways. No. Again, the best quality "butterfly", of which I have heard only from firms Maykrotek, Benchmeyd and Cold Steel (their model ArkAngel). Well, Besides from them, there were a variety of Chinese and Spanish butterflies for a day, who quickly becomes loose and flew axis, so that Read more [...]
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Advanced Fixed Combat Spoon

Author: SilverCreated: June 28, 2005Recently, the media slips information about using the Russian special forces new domestic miracle knife, which has unique properties. This - AFCS («Advanced Fixed Combat Spoon» or, in translation, "Advanced Combat awkwardly Spoon"). The complex consists of two arms products- Mini AFCS and AFCS. The samples differ only in size, Mini AFCS is designed for use in urban environments and has an increased use of secrecy. Her idea came from the leading designers for a long time, but only now been embodied in the metal. AFCS is a three-quarter grind Read more [...]
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Katan for further review yaydo

I want to express my gratitude for the positive response to my forum members previous survey Katan firm Ryumon - Double Edged Katana and Senshi Tengoku Katana. Here, he took the liberty of writing another "opus" on the subject. This time, in my opinion, more of a review. Author: Alexei Created: 13.11.2007   I note that I will only present the material about sabers, acquired by our fellow occupations yaydo and "tested in the case." Again, this is only my opinion and can be somewhat subjective evaluation of these samples. But, as mentioned earlier - this does not look Read more [...]
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Microtech Socom Elite

Author:Fet Created: 18 July 2007  Bought me, comrades, currently mikrotekovsky Juice. I must say, I would Mikrotyk long and well, but something did not add up - that there is no money, then I'm sober, and money on more useful things go. But voluntary wanting indecent delayed, and was strongly decided - with the last zryaplaty kuplyat Microtec. Actually, I always wanted an automatic frontalku - Makor there, or what Scarab-nito. But these models in the basic version somehow did not cause burning desire to buy, and limit orders on options zryaplaty clearly not enough. Because I have set Read more [...]
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The exhibition Cold weapon in the culture of the peoples of the Caucasus and Central Asia

Author: Alexander (St. Petersburg) Date: February 2006 St. Petersburg club of knives, or in a simple Petersburg's club «KnifeLife», organized a small visiting session in the Museum of Ethnography of the Peoples of Russia, the exhibition "Cold Steel in the culture of the peoples of the Caucasus and Central Asia." Offered at the bottom of materials - our report on the visit of the exhibition. Ivan and Silver. Before the show.Silver and Alex_SPb, same place, only climbed higher. As follows from the freeware small bunch of flowers, with the organization of the exhibition, Read more [...]
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Temperance from Spayderko. Impressions

Author: Mak Date: 16/01/06 Review posted with permission of the author  Say at once - an article in "The slot" and a review of Vadim Denisov not read it, though, and would really like to, but may, and then write the review found no reason to be. length overall l9 5/8 "(244 mm)blade length 4 7/16 "(113 mm)cutting edge 4 1/8 "(105 mm)blade thickness 5/32 "(5/32")blade steel VG-10weight 5.38 oz (152 g)handle material FRN However, such a case was presented - obzorchik write, for Spayderko Temperance was exactly on December 30 last year. However, no pictures. Read more [...]
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Jerboa S.Shirogorova

  Last Saturday came jerboa, booked me at the end of June. I ordered it completely standard, 90 mm, with handle of ABS as I have a kind of allergy to folding with wooden plates - probably an effect of communication with products Vorsmenskih kontorok who have these pads crack, peel and fold propeller. Prior to booking I knives Shirogorova not seen alive, but the photos and reviews, seen on the Internet, showed great quality knives Sergei. Now, holding the jerboa in hand, I can confidently say that this is one of the most beautiful folding icons, and beauty is not to the detriment, as often Read more [...]
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SOG Daggert 2 Combat Dagger 6.75 Polished Blade

Author Alex Anushkin aka Relic Created review October 21, 2006  "... It our all, dear ..." (c).With these words, I want to start a review of this dagger. Indeed, for those who like a dagger is all our favorite, and there is nothing better than when a new, long-awaited dagger. And immediately start searching for the next object of desire.So it was with SOG Daggert 2. Unfortunately, my friend Poncho Villa did not have time to buy a Desert Dagger, so looking forward to appearing in the sale SOG Daggert. And when they get there, all the time they upstage the other, as it seemed more Read more [...]
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Opinel 8,10,12

Author: Fet Date: 01/06/20 Review posted with permission of the author  Long time I was going to write a review about your Opinel, but somehow putting it off. And then I have them become two, and I could not decide which one is about to write. And now there are three, and this has to do something. Each of these knives, surprisingly, found its practical application. I will start in the order of their receipt from the store in my pockets.  Opinel number 10, carbon. Bought was just "so was" in the collection. Actually, I must say that talking about Opineli was and is plenty Read more [...]
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SPYDERCO NATIVE III

Author: SilverCreated: June 28, 2005 On Native I noticed long ago (when it was still the first generation of Native), and for a long time got accustomed to it. The knife looks like, and basically embarrassed me short blade. It seemed to me that it should be as long as possible, and I turned his attention to the Police and Endura from Spyderco, and AFCK from Benchmade. But Endura not lay down in the arm, Police and AFCK were too big for everyday wear, besides AFCK applies to melee weapons. Of the contenders again remained Native, and just then the next generation of - Native III. The knife Read more [...]
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Dolphin

    Crossed our paths with the Dolphin rather unusual way. Almost by accident. I am a long stare at the knives Sergei Gennadyevich, however, the main contender for the purchase was the SS-20R - that much cunning, like sick to your favorite Griptilian 550th. Wrote ordered the knife, but waited. A knife and there is no. Month was promised - silence. The second month has passed. So decided that all fell through, and just then Shirogorov and wrote that the knife is ready. But with the troubles - a small but deep scratch in the hole for the opening. I was upset a lot - so much waiting on Read more [...]
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SOG S65 Power Plier

Author: Fet Created review December 16, 2006 Review posted with permission of the author  Recently, there was a strange, but the expected event - I bought a multitool. I must say, I periodically have found such a desire, I began to read reviews, twirl Tula in stores, study Tula acquaintances, asking what they where and how. But could not choose. It is clear that this was from a very banal reason - I just could not clearly articulate demands for itself the tool. Or, in other words - did not see him for the job, and had it to nafig not needed. Well, actually, I'm nuts by occupation rare Read more [...]
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EKA Nordic S8

Author ameno Post date November 28, 2012 Review posted with permission of the author Lock type BackLockMaterial of blade 12C27Hardness (HRC) 58Weight (g) 62Blade length (mm) 73Overall length (mm) 180Blade Thickness (mm) 1.50Produced in Sweden That is so dryly describes this spiritual baby-Swedish online stores. What follows from the above information? That the knife is compact and lightweight - this time. The knife quality and reliable - that's two. And I want to talk about him as my most favorite knife.This knife was given to me, too. In fact, a serious hobby knives started with him. Read more [...]
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Spyderco ENDURA Clipit. Model C10PSBK

Author: Nicholas (Nick on knife.ru >>> <<< Bright nickname) Created: June 20, 2005  Specifications: (manufacturer's data)total length of 224 mm blade length 100 mm Steel VG-10 closed length 125 mm cutting edge length 87 mm weight 86 g hole diameter 12 mm opening the maximum thickness of the blade 3 mm handle material FRN (Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon)  After three years of using this knife, I would say that the bulk of its defining characteristic - reliability. There are a lot of good knives, but of the ones that I came across, only about Enduro I could highlight Read more [...]
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Great review of small knives

Author: Fet The date of writing material: April 25 2007-04-25 Material posted with permission of the authorSomething I have recently added several new knife, and time, that at least a little about them, write, still can not find it. Now, at last, there was a time, I collected these knives in a pile, their eyes looked, and decided to write about all at once, at the same time adding to this pile of some old, which have already been written before. It is interesting to remember sometimes knives, which served as a favorite at different times for about the same. The criterion for selection was Read more [...]
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