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FEATURES

LOCK-SOLID MANIX2 By Anthony Lombardo
Spyderco’s Eric Glesser downsizes his original beast and creates a “never-fail” workhorse of a folder.

BACKWOODS BROWNINGS By Denis Prisbrey
Lightweight recurve, locking folding saw, and a handy pocketknife round out this field-worthy trio.

NO-BS ZT 0360.SKD By Dave Spaulding
Want 360 degrees of kick ass? Look no further than this new SKD/ZT practical, strong and speedy one-hander.

SELF-RELIANCE HARDWARE By Reuben Bolieu
TOPS’ new Pathfinder School Knife sports the survival passion of one of today’s foremost wilderness experts.

CUSTOM COMBAT BLADES By Michael Janich
Legendary Wyoming-based gunsmith–D&L Sports–turns
its meticulous hand to heavy duty combat cutlery!

BENCHMADE FORMULA 1 CHOPPER By Joe Flowers
With its blue-collar price and Warren Osborne design, the scary fast 171 races to the top in its BladeSports class!

THREE FOR THE BUSH By Brian Griffin
Habilis Bushtools is churning out modernized Bronze Age survival tools that can hack it anywhere you roam.

WILD HOGGIN’ DEADLY DOZEN By Len Waldron
Go to Florida where the author finds the perfect proving grounds for testing steel on some very hard targets.

3 SUB-SAHARAN BLADES OF GRAY By Steven Dick
Grayman Knives’ deadly new battlefield-ready blades come in sizes to fit everyone’s fighting or trekking style.

IRON AGE CUTTERS By Steven Dick
As the British-born bushcraft scene hits our shores, top U.S. makers answer the call of those wanting
primitive edged tools.

DYNAMIC DAGGERS By Tim Stetzer
Italy’s elite commandos are fielding Extrema Ratio’s new Suppressor and ADRA downright deadly CQB penetrators.

COLUMNS

ON THE POINT
By Steven Dick

SURVIVAL
By Len McDougall

MAKE MINE AUTOMATIC
By Anthony Lombardo

KEEN EDGE
By Len McDougall

STREET SMARTS
By Michael Janich

TACTICAL CUSTOMS

KITCHEN CUTLERY
By Steven Dick

COLLECTOR’S CORNER
By Steven Dick

HUNTING KNIVES
By Durwood Hollis

THE STEEL BIN
By Durwood Hollis

IT HAPPENED TO ME
By Dan Shechtman

NEW & SHARP

GUNNY BACK TALK

BLADEMASTER PROFILES
With style and substance, this Bob Dozier protégé is creating affordable custom cutters for the mountains and beyond.

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May 2011

FEATURES LOCK-SOLID MANIX2 By Anthony Lombardo Spyderco’s Eric Glesser downsizes his original beast and creates…