Review: Work Sharp Pocket Knife Sharpener

When I think of Work Sharp, the excellent Ken Onion Work Sharp (read review here) springs to mind, but the company also makes conventional, yet modern, manual sharpeners. Enter the Pocket Knife Sharpener, a pocket sized (who’da thunk) unit combining a 320-grit diamond plate and ceramic hone. Is it as effective and easy to use […]

Accessory Review: Covert Products Group BAT Coin

Covert Products Group designs and manufactures unique tactical tools that are well…covert. They describe themselves as “an American company that designs, sells (and sometimes manufactures) low-viz tactical gear for .MIL, undercover LEO, Agencies, EDC-ers, Gray Men and responsible civilians”. We helped publicize the Kickstarter Campaign they launched last November for their Trident EDC tool, and […]

Ax Review: Harbor Freight Fireman’s Hatchet

Short Story: The Harbor Freight Fireman’s Hatchet is a “fixer upper”. Long Story: Here it goes. This tool has the potential to be a low dollar high value asset. It definitely gets the low dollar part right. It retails for 20 USD minus 20% with the Harbor Freight coupon that is so common it is […]

Tool Review: Estwing Long Handle Rock Pick

The Estwing Long Handle Rock Pick (SKU E3-23LP) is a specialty tool that is versatile. The stated purpose for this hammer is a geological tool. In that philosophy of use I am sure it would perform well. I am not a geologist but the thing does break up rocks and dirt well. It has yet […]