I met Francis Serrano at this year’s BLADE Show. His company, 413 Group, is a marketing/consulting firm specializing in events and companies in the Filipino Martial Arts community. We exchanged information and agreed to explore partnership opportunities in the future. He contacted me the other day about special event that they are promoting – a […]
Michael Cthulhu makes big swords. He also makes even bigger swords…and other weapons that look like they belong in a video game. He also apparently had a Discovery Channel show titled “Big Giant Swords” which ran for one season in 2015. I completely missed that.
Late last year Rick Snyder, CEO of FirstEdge USA contacted me about testing and reviewing a couple of fixed blades that they were bringing to the market. The first is the 5050 Survival knife, the second – the 5150 Field Knife which David reviewed yesterday. I did do some testing on the latter before sending […]
I am running a little behind on my review of the First Edge 5050. It will be out today, but I felt that you all might enjoy this more than crickets this morning. Jimmy DiResta is the king of reclaimed tools, and his videos are always well produced. In this one he takes an old […]
Originally developed for the military, First Edge is new to the civilian market. Using highly corrosion and wear resistant Elmax supersteel and a new spin on kydex sheaths, their 5150 model is built to withstand hard tactical use. The question is, how well does it work as a survival knife for non-military applications?