Tactical Knives May 2008

May 2008

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THE RAGING BULLDOZIER
By Steven Dick
Bob Dozier’s newest custom blade is combat ready, and the production version with the same name isn’t far behind.

COMBAT TROODONS By Steven Dick
Microtech’s new double-action OTF autos—perfect for LE and military men working the meanest of streets!

RAT CUTLERY’S NEW RC-3
By John Larsen
With input from marines in battle, consummate adventurers Jeff Randall and Mike Perrin have created one tough, functional fixed blade.

THE FALCON HAS LANDED By Ralph Mroz
TSSI’s new tactical workhorse is ready for its mission: To solidly serve military, police and disaster responders!

PUNCH DAGGER PERFECTION By Dave Spaulding
Benchmade’s CBK—It’s quick-strike simplicity for when your life hangs in the balance.

BUSHCRAFT SKILLS By Jim Dillard
For developing rock-solid blade-handling skills, take a page from the Scandinavian masters!

KĀRDS FOR KINGS By Manouchehr M. Khorasani
From the birthplace of Damascus steel, TK brings you the magnificent Persian kārd: A symbol of power and beauty!

ORION K2 CAPER By Tim Stetzer
A superb Tim Olt-designed fixed hunter that sports the versatility of an every day carry blade!

5 RESCUE OPS LIFE SAVERS By Ralph Mroz
Today’s first responders now have high-vis, high-tech tools from CRKT to help control chaos when lives are at stake.

LIGHT INFANTRY PRODIGY By Steven Dick
A dependable combat/survival Gerber knife without the weight of the LMF-II.

SHORT & SWEET By Ralph Mroz
Martial arts master Chad Los Banos teams with Boker to prove you can build knives that are small in size, but huge on cutting power!

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY By Jeff Randall
Trio of Spaghetti-Western-inspired folders from Copenhagen’s Willumsen Urban Tactical!

COLUMNS
ON THE POINT
By Steven Dick

COLLECTOR’S CORNER By Leroy Thompson

SURVIVAL By Dan Shechtman

MAKE MINE AUTOMATIC By Steven Dick

THE KEEN EDGE By Steven Dick

TACTICAL CUSTOMS

THE STEEL BIN By Durwood Hollis

KITCHEN CUTLERY By Steven Dick

BOOK & VIDEO REVIEWS By Steven Dick

STREET SMARTS By Jerry VanCook

NEW & SHARP
True North/Benchmade/Buck/Yarborough Knife/DiamondEdge

HUNTING KNIVES By Durwood Hollis

IT HAPPENED TO ME By Al Gorski