This was the fourth time of Rick Hinderer Knives at IWA, the second time with an own booth and you could get a decent look at the whole line-up. The knives have become much better available here in Europe and the fanbase is constantly growing. Next to all kind of different knives you could also […]
The Reeve family was at the IWA show as every year, showcasing not only their regular line-up of excellent titanium framelock knives and fixed blades, but also various limited editions and unique graphique designs. The sheer beauty of these knives cannot be described and I think the quality is one of its kind as well. […]
The Team of Kizlyar Supreme is coming to IWA for several years now and every year you find something new and interesting at their booth. By now all of their knives are produced completely in Russia again and you can see and feel the positive difference in quality immediately. Next to new knife designs they […]
The semi-custom knives of Bark River are always a pleasure to see, own and use. Jenni from Klingenwelt was showcasing the newest additions to the line up and was at the show to answer any relevant questions. With all the high tech materials and designs it is always nice to see some old school blade […]
For the second time (after some time), Microtech Knives was at IWA 2018 and showcased their excellent Out the Front knives (OTFs). Microtech is looking to expand into the European market, making their knives more available. I certainly hope they manage to do so, since I consider these knives among the best OTFs out there.
I am currently processing hundreds of pictures, so bear with me. Starting my IWA 2018 galleries with Spartan Blades. Mark and Curtis are always a pleasure to catch up with and this year they had several new things to show. New knives like the Formido, the Hybris or the Kranos New limited Editions of the […]
Interesting news from Extrema Ratio this year – next to a few new knife designs, they also did a cooperation with the Austrian Jagdkommando to create a new combat knife.
I also paid a short visit to Lionsteel’s booth, to see what is going on and what they have to show this year – here is what they have got.
I am still working through the loads of pictures from IWA 2017 in my spare time. Here are some of Rick Hinderer’s booth with special focus on his new Slipjoint folder.
Together with Polizeibedarf.ch Raidops exhibited some of their new knives and gadgets. Lots of sharp and pointy things, but also non lethal tools for self defense.