Review: CRKT Batum Knife

The CRKT Batum is a big, dumb, partially-trained Black Lab that lives in your pocket. It’s huge and rough around the edges, but it loves you so, so much. You can’t even be mad at it when it misbehaves. You just shake your head and smile, wagging a finger and telling it to center its blade, stop dropping open, get off the couch, or whatever. It’s a knife that, in spite of its flaws, you can’t help but like. Here’s how it fared in the wild.

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Review: NutSac Mag-Satch Bag

This is my review of the NutSac Mag-Satch, in which I attempt to be as professional as possible. But this bag doesn’t make it easy. Between the quality and hilarity of the brand, containing my glee in carrying this messenger-style bag has been a real ball-bu… I mean, it’s got me twisted. I mean, it’s taken some stones. Oh, hell. Just read the review.

Review: Steel Will Druid 205 Knife

I’ll be honest – I’m a little burned out on folding knives. But as I gain experience in the world of bushcraft, I’ve discovered a new passion for fixed blades. Steel Will decided to feed this flame, sending a complimentary Druid 205 model for testing and review. Here’s how it held up after several weekends of hiking, camping, and unwarranted abuse.

Review: RUIKE P801 Knife

Am I “Ready to Make It?” It’s an almost quintessentially American question, plastered across the side of a Chinese knife box. Inside is the RUIKE P801, a $30 flipper framelock running on (gasp!) ball bearings and featuring steel that’s more AUSpicious and 8Credible than many other knives MoVing in the same arena. Have I found the new king of budget blades? Read on to 440-see. (Ha! Steel puns.)

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