Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife

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Marc Larsen Bowie Knife

Marc Larsen was a very talented knife maker from Camp Verde, Arizona. He learned most of his craft from Tim Hancock. He forged his own steel and Damascus. Now in his late 70’s, he’s pretty much retired from knife making. Here is an excellent example of the knives he produced:

 

Straight Back Damascus Bowie Knife

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Click here to purchase this knife

Bowie Nation

Added a new section to the website tonight, Bowie Nation. This is for all you lovers of the large Bowie knives

Alamo

Mad Bull Knives

I received three new knives from Jake Tuinstra of Mad Bull Knives newly listed on the site:

“Mad Bull Dagger”, “Flex Pike Fish Filet” & Jake’s fighter “The Border Patrol”

(click on any of the photos to take you to the website)

The Border Guard

The Border Guard

Flex Pike Fillet Knife

Flex Pike Fillet Knife

Mad Bull Dagger

Mad Bull Dagger

Weinand Custom Knives

I received about a dozen of Gerome Weinand’s custom knives in and have begun to place them up for sale on the website here.

It may take me a few or more days to get them all listed, here’s a few I already have done:

Knives Of The Living Dead – BLADE Magazine – The World’s Number One Knife Publication

http://www.blademag.com/m/blogpost?id=5964164%3ABlogPost%3A99988

Published in: on August 29, 2012 at 2:00 am  Leave a Comment  
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Deal of the Week: Ontario TAK-1 D2 Steel Serrated Edge Knife

The Ontario TAK-1 Knife made from D2 Steel with a semi-serrated edge bridges the gap between economy, toughness, and real-world features. The knife is designed in the field and built to be used in the field. No bells and whistles, just straight forward cutlery that works, whether it’s in the middle of a jungle or the blazing sun of the desert. RAT knives are used and carried by outdoorsmen and military professionals worldwide, including U.S. Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, and by individual agents in most every agency within the United States Government.

Ontario Cutlery TAK-1

Ontario Cutlery TAK-1

Reg Price $149.99

SDK Price: $74.99

Combat Knife Fighting Tips

Very interesting article I found on the web which was written in 2009

1. Always attack with the knife in your REARMOST hand — preferably from concealment. Use the knife in your lead hand only when defending yourself and/or when dealing (rarely!) with another individual who also has a knife.

2. Throw dirt in your opponent’s face when you attack. And shout, unless silence is literally required by the mission.

3. Slashes get you in, stabs finish the job. Stab for the THROAT, for the HEART, or for the ABDOMINAL area. Once the blade is driven in, cut across hard — this insures optimum shock.

4. Don’t forget that you have feet and another hand! Kick, use the free hand to parry or foil, and drive fingers into an enemy’s eyes, etc. Unarmed combat is prerequisite to learning how to employ a knife.

5. Practice occasionally by using a kitchen knife, a folding knife, a hunting knife, etc., as well as a screwdriver, a utility knife, and even perhaps a shard of glass. These items should be as easily managed by you — using basically good knifework tactics — as a fighting knife. In certain crisis situations, one of these items may be all that you have.

You can read the entire article here: http://seattlecombatives.com/?p=299

Published in: on June 12, 2012 at 12:44 am  Leave a Comment  
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Damascus & Stag Arkansas Toothpicks

There Back!

SDK Damascus & Stag double edge Arkansas toothpicks. These beautiful knives are over 15″ long and made for us by Mehran Cutlery.

Damascus & Stag Akansas Toothpick

Damascus & Stag Akansas Toothpick

Check it out on our website here: SDK Brand Knives

New Fighters up on the Website Now!

For those not familiar with Robert “Bob” Hankins of Arizona, he makes some of the most sought after custom combat fighting knives around. I now have two of them available at SonoranDesertKnives.com

Bob Hankins 030

Full Size Fighter

Bob Hankins Fighter

Reverse Tanto Fighter