Tactical Knives January 2012

FEATURES CONDOR’S TANK-TOUGH TOLOZA By Tim Stetzer Named for GWOT…

tactical-knives-jan-2012-small

FEATURES

CONDOR’S TANK-TOUGH TOLOZA By Tim Stetzer
Named for GWOT vet who showed immense courage and CQB skills under fire, this new beast will be ready through thick or thin!

RSK MK2 PERSERVERANCE By Brian Griffin
Survival masterminds Doug Ritter and Ethan Becker unite and conquer the backwoods with the ultimate in personalized cutting power!

TOPS’ NEW WARRIOR’S BOWIE By Michael Janich
Special Forces vet Jeffrey Prather poured his military and martial arts training into this American ninjutsu steel!

DROP ZONE NIM CUB II By John Larsen
Designed in conjunction with elite airborne forces, this compact and lightweight fixed blade doesn’t
skimp on performance!

MEYERCO’S NEW FIXED 18-XRAY By Terrill Hoffman
What could possibly be faster than a full-auto Darrel Ralph design? That’s easy! Check out his new Special Forces-inspired fixed blade!

MULTI-MISSION JUNGLE CUTTERS By Jeff Randall
Go deep into narco-terror’s green hell with SOG’s new PowerLock EOD and Spec-Elite mini!

BACKWOODS HOODLUM By Steven Dick
Ron Hood’s collaboration with Buck Knives has created a heavy-duty trail knife for the ultimate woodsmaster!

NEW-BREED DEVIL DOG By Denis Prisbrey
USMC’s legendary KA-BAR steel soldier just got bigger, badder, and more ready for hardcore duty!

HOMESTEAD SLING BLADE By Joe Flowers
Slash your way through home, work and camp chores with BHK’s new El Salvador-born hackmaster!

TO HELLE AND BACK! By Tim Stetzer
Survivorman Les Stroud teams with the Norwegian maker of his very first knife to produce a bush blade not to leave home without!

A REAL AXE MAN’S AMERICAN CHOPPER By Steven Dick
Council’s 4-pound Velvicut-Dayton is nothing short of a hard-working tool for hard-working pros!

DEPARTMENTS

ON THE POINT EDITORIAL By Steven Dick
Our experts know what they’re talking about. Can you say the same for some random internet forum?

SURVIVAL By Len McDougall
ESEE Knives’ new Escape & Evasion Mini Survival Kit is a modern man’s possibles bag that screams: Don’t leave home without me!

STREET SMARTS By Michael Janich
This devastating move, and the built-in counters it provides, isn’t about hitting an attacker’s pause button, it’s about stopping him in his tracks!

HUNTING KNIVES By Durwood Hollis
Lightweight, highly functional knives designed by successful Big Sky trophy getter and ABS Mastersmith Rick Dunkerley!

MAKE MINE AUTOMATIC By Anthony Lombardo
With Austrian steel and American engineering, this sneaky number from Heckler & Koch is the perfect double agent!

KEEN EDGE By Steven Dick
For speedy touch-ups around the butcher’s block, the new MAC Black Ceramic Honing Rod will keep your edges slicing and dicing!

BOOK REVIEWS By Steven Dick

IT HAPPENED TO ME By Phillip Jones

KITCHEN CUTLERY By Steven Dick
Bob Kramer’s custom cutters are Rock Stars with steep price tags. Fear not, Henckels brings new hope for the frugal gourmet.

THE STEEL BIN By Durwood Hollis
At Niagara, it’s all about getting the customer, in this case Chris Reeve, exactly what he wants in a custom knife steel.

Coverage from the 2011 Blade Show

COLLECTOR’S CORNER By Leroy Thompson
Mike England’s hollow-handled Model 1S is the real deal. And if you’re a dedicated web hound, you might just score one!

GUNNY BACK TALK
“If any of you maggots got the brains or nerve to ask me a good question, I’ll answer it right here!”

MACHINIST’S 1911 SURVIVOR By Terrill Hoffman
This Alaskan’s hybrid-like creation has a built-in secret that makes it a perfect match for your trusty .45!

Load Comments