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Bayou Custom Sheaths RMJ Tactical Jenny Wren Bit Cover

Bayou Custom Sheath is a full service kydex sheath maker meaning they make sheaths for a ton of different knives and tools. I became aware of them when I was searching for a more compact bit cover for my RMJ Tactical Jenny Wren Tomahawk.

The Jenny Wren, like all RMJ Tactical Tomahawks, comes with their excellent sheath system but I was looking for something a bit more compact since I often carry the Jenny Wren in a pack. Bayou Custom Sheaths had just what I was looking for and even had a TAD Edition Jenny Wren like mine to mold the sheath.

Their bit cover is a simple fold-over design with 3 eyelets to prevent the cutting edge from coming though the sheath. It leaves the hammer pole exposed for use and features a shockcord retention strap to ensure the bit cover stays put even if it is wallowing around in your day pack.

You can check out Bayou Custom Sheaths at their website or get an even better look at their work on Instagram. They mold bit covers for a number of popular tomahawks.

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TOPS Knives Tracker Digger

What happens when you cross the venerable Smatchet with the iconic Tracker knife design? Well, you get something that probably looks a lot like TOPS Knives new Tracker Digger.

Those of us who use knives usually take care to ensure the knife stays out of the dirt and rocks where it will inevitably be dulled or even chipped. The Tracker Digger is designed to be plunged into the earth beneath your feet and shrug it off. Feel free to chop a stubborn weed out of your garden, limb a pole close to the ground, or dig a fire pit. It wants to chop, dig, and root around. It might even like it.

Check out the new TOPS Tracker Digger at TOPSKnives.com

Specs:

  • Overall Length: 10.5”
  • Blade Length: 4.75”
  • Cutting Edge: 4.75”
  • Secondary Cutting Edge: 4.75”
  • Blade Thickness: 1/4″
  • Blade Steel: 1095 RC 56-58
  • Blade Finish: Black Traction Coating
  • Handle Material: Black Linen Micarta
  • Knife Weight: 18oz
  • Weight w/ Sheath: 24.5oz
  • Sheath Material: Black Ballistic Nylon
  • Sheath Clip: Molle Backing
  • Designer: TOPS Team

SAKModder

Let’s say you want a Swiss Army Knife with a pocket clip or you wish you could find one with anodized matte black scales. Maybe you have always wanted a combination of tools that Victorinox has never offered or you want a full on custom with skeletonized scales, a custom brass magnifier, and wild colors anodized on the scales. SAKModder can do all that.

SAKModder, aka Robert Lessard, can do all kinds of custom work on Swiss Army Knives. Some modders can just combine tools or change scales for you. SAKModder dives deeper than that, even going so far as to manufacture custom parts. The results speak for themselves.

If you have a custom SAK project in mind, look at SAKModder’s website or get in touch via Instagram (bring a drool napkin).

KA-BAR TDI Shark Bite

KA-BAR’s newest addition to the TDI line is likely it’s most discreet. The new Shark Bit has the familiar angled blade to handle relationship for which the rest of the TDI knives are known. However, unlike previous offerings, the Shark Bit is made completely of polymer – Ultramid® to be specific. The knife and sheath are completely non-metallic except for the included ball chain neck lanyard which does not have to be used.

The sheath is worth pointing out in some detail. Many manufacturers make non-metalic knives and then use metal eyelets or clips in the sheath which, of course, defeats the purpose of a non-metallic knife. The sheath KA-BAR includes with the Shark Bite appears to be truly non-metalic and features enough attachment points to allow for a variety of carry methods.

The blade is 2.625” long (legal in most jurisdictions) and the overall length is 5.125”. It weighs under 2.5 ounces and is made in the USA.

Check out the TDI Shark Bite at KA-BAR.

Sneak Peek: TOPS Knives Hammer Hawk Prototype Sheath

TOPS Knives rolled out several new products at SHOT Show and the Hammer Hawk was likely the most talked about. The details of the full-tang tomahawk were mostly ironed out at the time of the show but TOPS did state that they were still working on the sheath for both the tomahawk its companion knife.

Now we have this sneak peek of the prototype sheath set up. Details are likely to change on the production version but this gives us a sold idea of what we can look forward to. It looks like TOPS will have a belt sheath for the companion knife and a bit cover that still allows the user access to the Hammer Hawk’s hammer poll when installed.

TOPS also tells us that the Hammer Hawk is likely not going to make it retail until sometime the last half of 2017 (Q3 or Q4).

TOPSKnives.com

Minuteman Watch Co. and Southern Grind Collaboration Knife

Minuteman Watch Co. and Zac Brown’s Southern Grind are working in collaboration to support two great charities.

Chenoa IL, December 8th 2017 – The American brand Minuteman Watch Co. has just announced that they have joined forces with Zac Brown’s Southern Grind to offer a special version of the Southern Grind Spider Monkey. Minuteman has started to except pre-orders on these special American made knives. Minuteman will only be making one batch of these special knives. The company is accepting orders now thru May 31st.

This special knife will carry both the Southern Grind name and logo and the Minuteman brand logo. Each knife features tan G10 handle scales, military style nylon fob, and a black PVD coated blade made out of premium S35VN blade steel.

The idea behind this special edition Minuteman / Southern Grind Spider Monkey is to offer a high quality American made knife, and to raise funds for the Red Circle Foundation charity. Minuteman will donate a portion of the profit from each knife sold to the charity. For details about that the company urges you to visit their site here.

In addition, a portion of the sales of Zac Brown’s Southern Grind knives go to benefit Camp Southern Ground, the non-profit passion project of three-time GRAMMY award-winning artist Zac Brown. To learn more about Camp Southern Ground please visit CampSouthernGround.org.

Here are the specifications:

  • Handle: Tan G10
  • Lock & Liner: 6AL4V Titanium
  • Grind: Conventional Flat Grind
  • Blade Steel: S35VN
  • Hardness: RC 58-59
  • Blade Length: 3.25 inches
  • Blade Finish: Black PVD
  • Weight: 3.2 oz
  • Overall Length: 7.4375 inches
  • Handle Length: 4.1875 inches
  • Blade Thickness: .130 inches

To find additional info and photo’s for this special knife be sure to check out the Minuteman Watch Co brand web site here.

About Minuteman Watch Co.

Minuteman Watches was brought to life in 2013, for 3 reasons.:

  1. To raise funds for charities that assist Veterans and their families. 25% of the profit from our net annual sales of  Minuteman products goes to charities assisting veterans & their Families.

  2. To provide work for Americans whenever we can.

  3. To provide a quality product that will stand the test of time.

BLADETRICKS Stop Switch

If you took a push knife and stripped it down to its barest essentials, it might look something like the BLADETRICKS Stop Switch. The spike like “blade” flares to a rounded handle with G10 scales that rests against the palm the same way the handle on a push dagger would. This compact, minimalist design makes Stop Switch easy to carry and intuitive to use.

The Stop Switch is custom made by BLADETRICKS so the specs vary from knife to knife. The one shown below with yellow G10 handle slabs is ground from 3mm thick 6150 steel with an overall length of 70mm (2.75″). You can view it and other custom knives at BLADETRICKS.net.

Fresh Take on a TOPS Knives Classic: Apache Dawn Rockies Edition

The Apache Dawn has been in the TOPS Knives line for a long, long time. It’s a classic and its newest iteration might be its best. The Apache Dawn Rockies Edition is now available at TOPS Knives.com.

The new Rockies Edition (RE) features same harpoon blade shape for which the Apache Dawn is known. Unlike the original, the RE has deeply textured, “Rocky Mountain Tread” G-10 handle slabs and a tumble finish.

Check out the Apache Dawn RE at TOPS Knives.

Overall Length 11.88″
Blade Length 6.75″
Cutting Edge 6.13″
Blade Thickness 0.250″
Blade Steel 1095 RC 56-58
Blade Finish Tumble Finish
Handle Material Black G10
Handle Style Rocky Mountain Tread
Knife Weight 15.5oz
Weight w/ Sheath 21.0oz
Sheath Included Yes
Sheath Material Olive Drab MIL-SPEC Nylon
Sheath Clip Molle Backing

RMJ Tactical News: Death Dealer Battle Axe and Last of the Drop Forged Shrikes

There is a lot of news coming out of RMJ Tactical these days including a new axe inspired from an iconic work of art and an iconic tomahawk undergoing some changes.

The new Death Dealer Battle Axe should be instantly recognizable for those who are fans of artist Frank Frazetta. It is inspired directly from Frazetta’s well known painting, Death Dealer. This axe is a joint offering from RMJ Tactical and Frazetta Jr. Enterprises.

From RMJ Tactical’s product page:

Each of these axes is individually serial numbered on the neck with the Frazetta signature on the other side. The head of the axe features RMJ Tactical’s new Death Dealer Battle Ax Seal as well as the Frazetta Seal of Authenticity.

See the Death Dealer Battle Axe at RMJ Tactical.

From one icon to another… Frank Frazetta is an icon of fantasy art world and the RMJ Tactical Shrike and S13 are icons of the tactical tomahawk world. However, those iconic tomahawks are about to undergo some changes. RMJ Tactical is moving to a new shop and that new shop will come with new capabilities. The Shrike and S13 will no longer be drop forged. The next batch will be machined from billet like the rest of the RMJ Tactical line.

If you want a drop forged Shrike or S13, you better grab one from this current batch. See them at RMJ Tactical.

BRAZA EDC Folder from Bastion

Bastion just launched their newest EDC knife and the timing is great (for you) because they also happen to be hosting a Valentine’s Day sale (see image below).

The BRAZA EDC Folder follows on the success of their PARTIZAN EDC Folder. The PARTIZAN was more of a slim, sleek, gentleman’s knife with tactical sensibility but the BRAZA is larger, more substantial, but but still very refined. It features a 3.75″ D2 blade with a sort of clipped, bull nose shape and a very tall primary grind.

The handle is stainless steel and incorporates the frame lock and a ball bearing system that makes the blade fire very smoothly via the integrated flipper. There is a lanyard loop built into the back spacer and a pocket clip set up for right side tip up carry.

Check out the BRAZA EDC Folder at Bastion.

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