Category: Folding Knives

Ruike M51 Multifunction Knife

When I was about 9 years old I had a yearning for a multifunctional knife. I was already the proud owner of a slip joint pen knife emblazoned with Disney’s Goofy on the scale. The knife went everywhere with me as I explored the wooded areas around the local neighbourhood with my friends. My local…

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Flippers – Maserin Pitbull and Tekut Tiburon

If I had to choose my all time favourite type of knife for general use it would be a smooth flipping folder. There is something really pleasing as the blade deploys with a with a graceful SNICK! The design seems simple yet in practice a truly smooth and robust flipper requires careful design and precise…

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When beauty meets beast – OKC Cerberus folder

Every so often an item catches my eye simply because it looks stunning. This was the case with Ontario Knife companies new Cerberus folding knife. While scanning through models destined for Blade show 2017 I stumbled across the Cerberus and was keen to see if the function lived up to the form.  Features  The first…

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Aku Strike Knives

Aku Strike are an American based business who aims to provide innovative, good quality products at a reasonable price point. I have been using two of Aku’s knives over the last two months to see if they perform as promised…. Mimic Aku have two products named Mimic (maybe that is where the name originates). The…

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Raging Jap RJ5 Folding Knife

Following Blade show there are a number of new knives and even companies we will be reviewing here at GnZ. One of those new companies is “Raging Jap” – new to us anyway. Now I have to say the company name raised some eyebrows and smiles in the office for two reasons.. A couple of…

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Fox Specwog Alfa Knife. 

I have held back on this review for a while now. The Specwog knife (stands for Special warrior operation group) is a straight up “martial” blade. It was designed for martial application and as such has no real use for EDC. In my opinion there are two markets for this type of knife – collectors…

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Budget Folders from Ganzo.

I review a lot of high cost kit. I do not select products because they are high cost, I select products that work and endure. It just so happens that most products that work really well and cope with hard use tend to be at the higher end of the price bracket. Not always though…..

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Boker Plus XS UK “legal carry”

Ever since I was a little kid I have carried a pocket knife. I got my first when I was 8yrs old. It was a small non locking folder with a picture of Disneys Goofy on the white plastic scales. I used to have hours of fun adventuring, making shelters, whittling sticks and generally being…

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DPX Gear HEAT

DPX Gear are proving popular here at GnZ. The last time I went to Wales for a shoot (rifle and photo varieties) I handed round some knives and other kit for the guys to look at. The DPX knives were particuarly popular, especially the HEAT. It is a knife that offers a juxtaposition of concepts….

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U.K. legal carry knives.

Knives featured in the article: Schrade/Uncle Henry “Rancher” Fantoni Dweller Spyderco UKPK Byrd Tern We are lucky enough to have readers and contributors from all over the world. While we aim to keep the flavour of our articles international there are some such as this one that could leave non English residents scratching their heads…

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