Superstorm Sandy Situation

To our fellow citizens:
We realize that the storm has left a large area of the country devastated and our hearts go out to everyone who is suffering from its effects. We were lucky in the Washington, DC region to have largely escaped the brunt of this storm’s incredible force, although we did experience a lot of wind damage and closures earlier this week. One of the results of this storm is the interruption in the shipping of packages throughout the Northeast as well as other parts of the country, since the systems are very interconnected. We are working with UPS and FedEx to catch up on our incoming as well as outgoing shipments. Everything should be caught up within a few days. We know that Americans all pull together in times of crisis and we all need to be understanding as the shipping companies get back on track. Thank you for your continued support. To find out how to help after the storm, please see the CNN page HERE.

Spyderco Ulize – the German Police Model

Spyderco Ulize - the German Police Model

Slim, sleek, long, and natural are the first things that come to mind when handling the new Spyderco Ulize. Very similar in looks, size, and shape to one of the original Spyderco models, the C07 Police, this Ulrich Hennicke design is more than fit for duty. The Ulize was specifically designed for use by the German police as a functional utility tool as well as devastating cutter with its 4.12″ re-curved VG-10 blade. The handle melds into the hand extremely well and puts the blade in an excellent cutting position in multiple grips. Proceeds of this knife will benefit officers killed in the line of action and the four-position clip, backlock, and trademark round-hole make this pocket knife completely ambidextrous and great for any user. Check out this new large tactical folder from Spyderco at www.knifecenter.com.

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Limited Production Kershaw Blurs

Limited Run Kershaw Blurs

Just released for 2012 and now available at the KnifeCenter are the three limited edition Kershaw Blurs. These include two DLC coated models with a Purple or Green spider web pattern handle and a Carbon Fiber model with a beautiful stonewashed finish. The 154CM steel blades come razor sharp and fly open with just the slightest pressure to the tapered thumbstuds. Light jimping on the spine and frame, paired with an ergonomically curved handle make this knife extremely comfortable to use for extended cutting tasks. Limited production of 700 Pieces for the Green, 550 pieces for the Purple, and 850 pieces for the Carbon Fiber – get these highly collectible and ultra cool designs before they’re all gone. Available at www.knifecenter.com.

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Gerber Myth Hunting Knives and Gear

Gerber Myth Hunting Knives and Gear

The Gerber Myth Series is a new line of hunting knives and gear designed for hard use out in the field. The line incorporates a grippy rubberized handle, well made plastic sheath, and a number of different blade designs to tackle any task a hunter requires of their edged tool. The sheath for each knife comes with its own built-in carbide sharpener to touch up the edge when necessary. The Myth Series also features a hands free 28 lumen headlamp for low light hunts and a folding ceramic/carbide sharpener with a diamond coated area for sharpening serrations. These good looking and functional tools will not break the bank and can be found at www.knifecenter.com.

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Maxpedition Ferox Tactical EDC Folders

Maxpedition Ferox Tactical EDC Folders

The first folding knife models from Maxpedition are now available at the KnifeCenter and what a good design these blades are. The ergonomic FRN handle is available in khaki, olive drab, or the standard black and it comes with a non-movable black pocket clip. You’ve got the option to use the ambidextrous thumb studs or flipper to open the blade, both work equally well with modest finger pressure. The drop point blades are all 3-1/4″, black coated, and come with nice jimping on the pronounced thumb ramp for precise, controlled cutting. This is a knife you can count on not to fall apart when you need it and it can be found at www.knifecenter.com.

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Condor Tool & Knife Garuda Fixed Blade

Condor Knife & Tool Garuda Fixed Blade

If you’re looking for a decently made, economical all around camp knife that’s rugged, well built, as well as visually appealing – look no further than the Garuda by Condor Tool & Knife. Designed by Joe Flowers, an outdoorsman from North Carolina, this knife is tough enough to do it all. This is an economically priced, large fixed blade. Don’t look for perfection in every curve, but it is well made and sturdy. The 5″ 1075 high carbon steel blade is epoxy powder coated to assist in corrosion resistance and full tang for added strength. The Micarta handles are oversized for use with gloves or for those with larger hands and it is nicely curved and contoured┬áto fit the hand excellently. It comes with a very sharp convex grind and ballistic nylon sheath that can be attached to your belt or MOLLE gear no problem. Check out this awesome new camp knife from Condor at www.knifecenter.com.

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Boker JTN “Join the Navy” Tactical Fixed Blade

Boker JTN "Join the Navy" Tactical Fixed Blade

This is a very well designed, high quality new combat knife from Jesper Voxnaes and Boker. It’s constructed from one solid piece of N690BO stainless steel with a beautiful stonewashed finish. The handle is contoured canvas Micarta with holes drilled through it allowing for the knife to be easily attached to a stick for a homemade spear. The clip point blade is an excellent tactical design that can also be pressed into hunting tasks with ease. Part of what makes a good fixed blade knife is having a good sheath and that’s definitely the case for the Boker JTN. The black leather sheath is extremely well made, visually appealing, and durable. It’s got a pouch on the front for extra survival gear and has Velcro and button attachments on the belt loop so the sheath can be put on and removed without having to undo your belt. A very nice knife from Boker that’s built like a tank and available at www.knifecenter.com.

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Spyderco Nilakka Folding Pukko Design

Spyderco Nilakka Folding Pukko Design

The latest addition to the Spyderco line is the folding Puukko design by Pekka Tuominen, the Nilakka, and what a cool knife this is. Based off the successful Spydero FB28WDP Puukko and adapted for the folding knife enthusiast, the Nilakka is unlike any other knife in your collection. The squared off G10 handle is robust, comfortable in the hand and will not rip up your pockets. The knife buries deeply, opens smoothly and locks up tightlyas with all Spydercos. What makes the Nilakka unique is the zero grind it incorporates all the way down the blade to the cutting edge. There is not a separate bevel on the edge, which makes resharpening the knife more difficult but this kind of grind is unparalleled in slicing performance. You can find this unique folding knife at www.knifecenter.com.

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HTM Knives DDR Darrel Ralph AXD 5.5 Assisted Folder

HTM Knives DDR Darrel Ralph AXD 5.5 Assisted Folder

The well known and extremely talented designer Darrel Ralph produces some of the most sought after tactical and collectible knives on the market and for good reason. New from HTM Knives and featured in the 2010 summer blockbuster “The Expendables”, the AXD 5.5 Tanto Folder is now at the KnifeCenter. This assisted opening beast of a knife is 11-1/2″ overall with a 5-1/2″ S35VN blade that flies open with just a little pressure on the flipper. The 3D machined Titanium handle is curved for excellent ergonomics and has a solid frame lock which is very easy to manipulate. The knife comes with an HTM zipper carry pouch and can be found at www.knifecenter.com.

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