Morakniv is known for offering quality knives at laughably low prices. And since I enjoy both laughter and nice things, I already owned three Moras by the time the company offered to send me a sample for review. But the knife they sent was no joke. Here’s my review of the Morakniv Companion HD.
In a first for Journeywind Junk, I’ve decided to return a knife. I know what you’re thinking – “Really? The Cryo? That’s the best budget blade Kershaw makes!” And you know what? I can’t really argue with that assessment. I wholeheartedly endorse the Cryo as a value-conscious EDC knife.
Close your eyes and imagine a knife. It’s got a Scandi grind, a back lock, and a comfortable, green handle perfectly suited for the great outdoors. Whose maker’s mark is on this woodsman’s dream? Open your eyes – It’s Cold Steel.
The CRKT Pilar has proven to be a hot commodity. Following its debut at the 2017 SHOT Show, this little EDC knife has sold out at many of the major online retailers. Journeywind Junk wanted to know what all the fuss was about, and CRKT was kind enough to oblige. Here’s my review of the Pilar, supplied by the folks at Columbia River.
The CRKT Squid is one of the most popular knives on the EDC market. Its diminutive size, friendly appearance, and reputation for toughness have earned it a loyal following among enthusiasts of all walks. Such is CRKT’s confidence in the Squid that they graciously agreed to send one our way for testing. We wore it for a little more than a week, measuring our expectations for the knife against the reality. Here’s what we found.
Ever since its arrival, the Opinel No. 6 has been a mainstay of our Everyday Carry. We’ve opened it, closed it, and turned it over in our palms far more times than were necessary. Through nights on the town and hikes in the wilderness, it’s displayed a trait so seldom seen that it’s often forgotten – friendliness. But beyond its winning attitude, this little knife packs some serious credentials. Here’s how it stacked up in our four categories.