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. […]

Old Hickory Butchete Project: Testing Commences

The big day for my “Butchete” project finally arrived. After modding a 14” Old Hickory Butcher Knife by convexing the blade and creating new handles out of micarta, it was time to put it to the test. Could the Butchete actually do a decent impression of a machete? One one hand, the knife succeeded, but […]