March 2012

FEATURES SPYDERCO VALLOTTON by Tim Stetzer Easy to carry, easy…

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FEATURES

SPYDERCO VALLOTTON
by Tim Stetzer
Easy to carry, easy to use, but impossible to ignore!

BOKER FIELD MARSHALL
by Pat Covert
Forging German design with American ruggedness!

WATERPROOF SLASHERS
by Joe Flowers
Timberline’s new E.C.S. line stays secure in slippery situations!

SOG SALUTES THE GUNNY
by Pat Covert
Limited edition R. Lee Ermey knives will please movie and knife fans alike!

EXFILTRATOR-5—TWO KNIVES IN ONE
by Brian Griffin
TOPS steel design based on the theory of inventive problem solving!

MATIN KNIVES T3 S.E.R.E.
by Steven Dick
Survival/Evasion/Resistance/Escape tool for fighting your way through hell… and back!

THAILAND SHREDDERS
by Reuben Bolieu
Journey to Aranyik Knife Village reveals survival blades of the Lost Kingdom of Siam!

GRAYMAN’S DUA FOLDERS
by Denis Prisbrey
Don’t let the size fool you—this little beast gets the job done!

CRKT’S GANG OF THREE
by Tim Stetzer
Ken Onion and Flavio Ikoma have created fast folders that open with a vengeance!

SALUS BLADE SALVATION
by Michael Janich
Steve Woods and Combative Edge join forces with Fox Cutlery to produce a do-everything fixed-blade tanto!

21st CENTURY SAMURAI
by Steven Dick
The “sidearm of the samurai” gets a serious update—designed for strenuous outdoor use and protection!

COLUMNS

ON THE POINT
Believe it or not, this March 2012 issue is the 100th edition—and what a ride it has been!
By Steven Dick

SURVIVAL
When making a survival gear list, be sure to put the kettle on!
By Steven Dick

STREET SMARTS
Lightning-fast assisted-opening knives need the right tactics for their power to really unfold!
By Michael Janich

HUNTING KNIVES
A new line of light weight fixed-blade Buck Knives designed for big game field care and trophy work!
By Durwood Hollis

COLLECTOR’S CORNER
MC-1 Survival/Parachute Knife—a light utility knife for emergency tasks with a lasting legacy!
By Leroy Thompson

TACTICAL CUSTOMS

KEEN EDGE
Smith’s New Ceramic Edge Pro Electric Knife Sharpener!
By Len McDougall

MILITARY KNIVES OF THE WORLD
Modern take on the asymmetrical dagger that’s powerful enough for the modern warrior!
By Leroy Thompson

MAKE MINE AUTOMATIC
Hogue-Elishewitz team up to deliver outstanding performance!
By Anthony Lombardo

THE STEEL BIN
New to the cutlery industry, 65MN carbon steel is just the ticket for heavy-duty game care assignments!
By Durwood Hollis

KITCHEN CUTLERY
The Richmond Addict puts an American finish on an eastern design!
By Steven Dick

NEW & SHARP

BOOK REVIEWS
By Steven Dick

IT HAPPENED TO ME
By Len McDougall

GUNNY BACK TALK
GUNNY SPEAKS LOUD & CLEAR ON: Machetes • Dangerous Game • Zombies

BLADEMASTER PROFILE: BARKER BLADES
by Terrill Hoffman
Quality tool designed to stay sharp and be ready, just like the people who use them!

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