Open Question: Melee Weapon of Choice?

How much of a role (if any) do weapons, that are not firearms, play in your personal defense? By personal, I mean “you” singular as well as those around you (including family). For me they play a small role but it is there. Inside about seven feet is where blades and impact weapons come in. […]

Knife Review: Kershaw Atmos

I have never been a flick/flipper guy when it came to knives. I thought it was a bit cheesy and unnecessary. Part of my reluctance rested on the fact I was never that good at it – part of that was because of the knives I had tried. I always thought that if I wanted […]

Obscure Object of Desire: Big Joe 5

Guy card check here. When someone asks you why you need a crossbow-speargun hybrid that person better not possess the Y-chromosome. “Killing Nazis” or “Killing Sentries” are good reasons along side “Cuz Cool”. For those of you who do not know, Big Joe 5 was a crossbow style weapon developed around WWII by the OSS […]

Nature’s Knives part 3: Spotted Hyena

When I was a kid, I sometimes overheard older guys talk about cars. Most of those conversations went in one ear and out the other. I mean they are all cars right? I did notice some differences like size, color, 2-door vs. 4-door etc. but I did not really care. When people look at a […]