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.
Next to Spartan Blades was the booth of Chris Reeve Knives – Although I do not own one of their knives I do like to visit and take a closer look at them. This year they had some changes especially for the fixed blades. The models “Pacific” and “Green Beret” are available without the serrations […]
Always when I doubt my love for knives I find it again with these gems:
Some treasures by Mark and Curtis of Spartan Blades:
Hi guys! As you might have already realized there will be no written report by me about the IWA 2016, which took place in Nuremberg, Germany. There are plenty of good written reports and videos out there, so there is no need for me to give you just 1-2 sidenotes from my side. HOWEVER… I […]