The Cutting Edge

The official blog of Knife Depot

Category: Badass Knife of the Week (page 1 of 17)

Schrade SCHF42 – Badass Knife of the Week

It’s rare that a budget knife captures the hearts and minds of bushcrafters around the world, especially because bushcrafters often put their lives on the line. But that’s exactly what the latest Badass Knife of the Week accomplished when it was released a few years ago.

The Schrade SCHF42 is a rugged and functional fixed blade from the mind of Brian Griffin. The streamline design is nearly 10 inches of pure strength and dependability.

It starts with the 5.12-inch blade made from 1095 carbon steel. The blade features a full flat grind, which is versatile and preferred by many bushcrafters, and a rolling recurve that offers a deep cutting belly. The recurve gives you more options while out in the field. If you prefer a straight edge, the SCHF42D is a simpler version of the knife.

Grivory scales are fastened to the full tang. The material is not only virtually indestructible in all types of weather conditions but it’s comfortable in the hand.

Continue reading

Fallkniven FH9 – Badass Knife of the Week

The typical badass knife is adorned with sharp angles, black-coated blades, speed-assisted mechanisms, massive serrations, and more. But just because a knife eschews those design elements doesn’t mean it’s not one of the most badass knife you’ve ever held.

When you want to see the work ethics and craftsmanship humans are capable of achieving, look no further than the Fallkniven FH9 Black Hawk. Like the FH9, all Fallkniven models boast a smoothness and fit that blow all comparable models out of the water.

Here is a good video look at the knife from DevonReview:

The knife features a 2.63-inch drop point blade profile with a classic nail nick. The blade itself is anything but classic, however. Made from laminated Cobalt Special steel, the blade is 20% stronger than solid stainless steel and keeps an edge like few others.

Continue reading

Boker Magnum Mini Bo-Kri Throwing Knives – Badass Knife of the Week

There are countless ways to use a knife — from opening packages and cutting twine to sharpening pencils and saving lives. While knives are great for accomplishing an array of functional tasks, sometimes they’re good for a little entertainment, such as throwing knives.

Our latest Badass Knife of the Week puts the fun back in knives with a set of three throwers known as the Magnum by Boker Mini Bo-Kri Throwing Knife Set.

Here’s a great video overview from shooter1721 on YouTube:

Like shimmering trout swimming through a river, these wavy throwers from Boker are engineered for speed and efficient movement. The throwers are designed by the great John Bailey, who has won first place in the World Quick Draw Knife Throwing Competition several years in a row.

Continue reading

Kershaw Lifter – Badass Knife of the Week

Badass knives come in all shapes and sizes, but this tactical folder from Kershaw may have the quintessential look of the generally accepted image of a badass knife.

The Kershaw Lifter features a large 3.5-inch blade made of 4Cr14 stainless steel and a modified tanto profile and slight recurve that’ll leave you wondering why all knives don’t have the unique design. The profile offers a strong and piercing point with a curved belly to accomplish nearly any task with ease.

Here’s a quick overview from TheRealKnifeJunkie:

The knife also boasts the lightning fast SpeedSafe assisted-opening mechanism and a built-in flipper to engage the blade in a flash. Ambidextrous thumb studs can also be used to propel the blade open.

Continue reading

Ontario SP10 Raider Bowie – Badass Knife of the Week

Want to show someone what a real knife looks like a la Crocodile Dundee? Point them to the latest Badass Knife of the Week.

The SP10 Spec Plus Marine Raider Bowie is a beastly blade from the inimitable Ontario Knife Company and is among the best all-around heavyweight knives on the market.

Modeled after the classic American Bowie, this knife boasts a jumbo-sized 9.75-inch blade made of 1095 carbon steel, which is insanely tough and easy to sharpen. Although it’s not corrosion resistant, the steel is coated with epoxy textured powder coating for extra protection from the elements and to minimize the steel’s reflective properties.

Continue reading

Victorinox Spartan – Badass Knife of the Week

Dozens of the classic and iconic Swiss Army Knife exist, but the one that keeps coming out as a perennial favorite also happens to be the direct descendant of an icon.

When most people think of a Swiss Army Knife, they think of the original Victorinox Officer’s Knife. Its spirit and design continues to live on in the Victorinox Spartan.

Although boasting a design that’s more than 100 years old, the Spartan feels as fresh and modern as ever.

Here is a quick overview:

This version of the beloved model features the recognizable red Cellidor scales with the Victorinox shield highlighted in white for the world to see. It’s also available in a sleek and sexy black.

Continue reading

Benchmade 300-1 – Badass Knife of the Week

When Benchmade dives into a new area of the knife world, it does so with a bang, as our latest Badass Knife of the Week demonstrates.

With the Benchmade 300, the brand finally dipped its foot into the existing and hugely popular flipper competition. As with anything Benchmade does, the iconic butterfly brand went all out to ensure it’s the best of the best.

Here’s a nice overview:

The 300-1 is a reissue of the well-received original Butch Ball design with a few modifications that make it even better. The major change is seen in its handsome new handle scales. Unlike the 300SN, which featured sand-colored scales and different texture, the 300-1 boasts black-and-blue scales with a ribbed texture.

Continue reading

Spyderco Manix 2 – Badass Knife of the Week

Spyderco is known for making high-quality American-made knives that push the boundary of innovation and functionality, and our latest Badass Knife of the Week is yet another perfect example of Spyderco’s ethos.

The Spyderco Manix 2 is an everyday carry that embodies dependability, innovation, usefulness, and quality — all within a compact and lightweight package.

Here is an excellent overview from Gear Obsession:

Precision machined from Crucible’s premium CPM S30V stainless steel, the 3.37-inch blade features a full-flat grind for a strong and reliable edge. Jimping along the thumb ramp of the spine complements the index choil, allowing for a secure grip when doing finer tasks.

Continue reading

Gerber Gator Folder – Badass Knife of the Week

Like the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs, our latest Badass Knife of the Week proves it’s possible to stay consistently awesome for more than 20 years.

When Gerber introduced its line of Gator knives to the world in the early ’90s, it was named the “Most Innovative Knife of the Year” at the 1991 BLADE Show. Now, more than 25 years later, the Gerber Gator remains as popular and badass as ever.

Proudly made up in Portland, Oregon, the Gerber Gator is an everyday carry that’s become synonymous with craftsmanship and durability.

Continue reading

Boker Plus Cop Tool – Badass Knife of the Week

Whether you’re an officer of the law or a civilian at home, the latest Badass Knife of the Week is a tool you’ll want by your side at all times.

The Boker Plus Cop Tool is not your typical everyday carry. This tool is designed to pry, scrape, cut, chisel, hammer, and take on pretty much anything you throw at it.

Developed and field tested by Roy Huntington, a police officer with more than 20 years of experience, the tool is as versatile as they come. But just because it’s called the Cop Tool doesn’t mean you have to be a cop to appreciate it.

The heart of the tool is the six-inch piece of bead-blasted 440C stainless steel. At about 0.20 inches thick, the steel is built to withstand some prying, something you’d never subject your traditional EDC folder to.

Continue reading

Older posts

© 2017 The Cutting Edge

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑