Are Pocket Knives Allowed On Planes

Security in airports is considerable more strict that it used to be before 9/11. Before you get on a plane you will likely to have to walk through at least one body scanner and possibly be frisked. There is no doubt that any knife you are carrying on your person will be discovered, so my primary advice would be to not to try and sneak a pocket knife past security. But what you really want to know is are pocket knives allowed on planes read more…

Pocket Knife Repair Kits

If you want your pocket knife to be reliable as well as sharp you will need to make sure that your pocket knife is properly maintained. Sometimes you may need to tighten a screw here and there or adjust the pivot screw to make sure it is not too tight or loose or you may want to change the position of the pocket clip. In any case you will need to look at pocket knife repair kits read more…

Most Expensive Pocket Knives

Like many items, pocket knives come in wide variety of styles and prices. You can pick up a decent pocket knife for under $50 but if you are looking for a top quality hand made pocket knife you are probably talking hundreds of dollars and maybe even thousands. In this article we will have a look at some of the most expensive pocket knives you can buy and discuss why they cost so mach. I will also try to answer the question “are they worth the money?”  Just to clarify the scope of this article, I won’t be including pocket knives that are part of museum collections or anything like that, I will stick to pocket knives that are available to buy right now read more…

Best EDC Knife for The Money

Howdy again, most guys that I know carry an EDC (Every Day Carry) knife, the reason is that pocket knives can be very useful in work or everyday life. I have a lot of different EDC knives but I wanted to share with you three of my favorite EDC knives that cost under $25. The purpose of this article is to help you decide which is the best EDC knife for the money read more…

Best Way to Sharpen Pocket knives

Waterstone Best Way to Sharpen Pocket Knives imageHowdy, my Dad used to say: “A sharp knife is a safe knife” and it’s true. More accidents happen with knives that are dull. The reason is you need to put more force into cutting something and if the knife slips it’s likely to cause you some injury. I have seen some real bad injuries cause by dull knives, so take my dad’s advice and always keep your knife sharp. In this article I’m going to show you the best way to sharpen pocket knives read more…

Best Inexpensive Pocket Knives

Spyderco Byrd Cara Cara2 Best Inexpensive Pocket Knives imageHowdy,  there was a time that I would only buy pocket knives  with “Made in the USA” on them, and I wouldn’t have even considered buying a pocket knife from China. The knifes you could get from China even just a few years ago were quite poor quality.  However,  these days China produces some of the best inexpensive pocket knives you can buy mainly because a lot of US knife companies have moved part or all of their production to China. Chinese manufacturers have been learning about different steels and how to build knives read more…

Pocket Knives With Clips

Spiderco Manix 2 Pocket Knives With Clips imageHowdy, I’m back with more information about pocket knives, this time I’m talking about pocket knives with clips. Many of the modern design pocket knives come with clips, the clips are usually made of spring steel  or stainless steel so they have retention when holding the knife in place. The purpose of a clip it to enable the knife to be clipped into the pocket read more…

Pocket Knives With Bottle Openers

Victorinox Huntsman 2 Pocket Knives with Bottle Openers imageHowdy folks, I’m back again, this time with some information on pocket knives with bottle openers. When I was a youngster one of the first pocket knives I was given was an old Swiss Army Knife.

These knives had originally been developed for the Swiss Army back in the 1880’s. They wanted a small pocket knife that was versatile and that could open tinned food. They also wanted a knife that could be used to maintain their rifles so the knife needed to have a lot of different tools. These knives also had to be tough to survive the harsh environment of military service read more…