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Review: ANV Knives – M311 Comp Introduction The introduction of the M311 Comp was surely one of this year’s highlights for the knife community during Shot Show 2023. The interesting thing is that Ondřej, the chief designer of Acta Non Verba Knives, decided to go back to the roots of the original M311 design, which […]
Video: Spartan Blades – Spartan Harsey Fighter I had the chace to get my hands on the Spartan Harsey Fighter quite early, thanks to the help of Lorenzi – Feinste Stahlwaren und Schleiferei here in Vienna. Since I also got the Harsey Difensa and a Ka-Bar USMC 7″ fighting knife, I decided to do a […]
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IWA 2022 – Spartan Blades and Ka-Bar Spartan Blades and Ka-Bar shared a booth at this year’s IWA in Nuremberg, as the two companies formed Pineland Cutlery together some time ago. The two were among very few companies which showed up at this year’s show and as a result had the added attention of visitors. […]
Review: Civivi Knife – Tamashii A German version of this review can be found in the german Tacticalforum here. Introduction The Civivi Tamashii is the product of a collaboration between Bob Terzuola (the father of the tactical folding knife) and Civivi Knife. Known for their budget friendly, but high quality knives, Civivi has become a […]
Review: ANV Knives – P200 Introduction In this review I want to take a closer look at the ANV P200 knife. Acta Non Verba is a company that some of you might already know from previous articles of mine. Be it the M311 Spelter or the M200 Hard Task, the knives of this Czech company […]
Review: Spartan Blades – Damysus Introduction Another knife review: The Spartan Blades Damysus! As some of you might know, I wrote two articles about the new “Silver Line” by Spartan Blades, having the chance to look at them closely for some time now. As a result, I was able to provide already one about the […]
Introduction In late March I wrote about the new “Silver Line” by Spartan Blades, including (among two other knives) the Machai. It is part of a new line up of blades under the umbrella of newly founded Pineland Cutlery, a merger of Ka-Bar Knives and Spartan Blades. So if you want to know that particular […]
Early Access for Patreon Subscribers! Introduction In July 2019, I noticed all of a sudden new social media channels pop up, using style and designs closely resembling those of Spartan Blades USA. Adding to that Curtis Iovito of Spartan Blades had a new position on LinkedIn: President of Pineland Cutlery, Inc. So everything with regards […]