Knives of Rambo

From my friends at Blade Magazine this little feature on the knives Rambo used in his movies. They were produced by Jimmy Lile and my friend Gil Hibben. Some wonderful music here that has some meaning. I will post the explanation of the the person that put it all together. Hope you enjoy. 

Steve, we got a lot of mixed messages regarding the main track I chose for the knife video. The Measure Of A Man track from Rocky 5, does kinda work, if you listen to the lyrics regarding the clips, like the “Fire in your eyes) line, when the Russian holds the hot Mission knife up to Banks (The POW’s) eye, and the “Battered hands” line when Rambo is suturing his wound on his arm, and also “You are out of place” and we see rambo in the mine, eating the pig, referring to him being a misfit. “These dirty streets, you learned to love” is a reference to him saying that he’s at home in the wild, and finally when he’s on the Sampan boat, the line “You’ve come full circle now you are home” is a reference to saying he’s at home in Vietnam. A lot of people didnt get it i dont think. 🙂

Gerber 1

New knife introduced by our friends at Gerber at Blade Show this year. Only 20 of thse were made at $500 each. It did go for a good cause though…The ATKI, American Knife and Tool Insitute. I posted this mainly to raise awareness of Gereber and also ATKI, who works constantly to protect and fight for our knife rights. Please support them if you care to and keep checking for more from Gerber. 

Kershaw Dividend

Interesting review, one of several I found on a new 2017 USAMade Kershaw knife. Here is what is amazing, these knives are under $40. They are assisted open and solid EDC knives with a flat grind. This review from LeftyCutlery, takes a look at the two configurations Kershaw has produced. 

Fourth of July

In just a few days we will celebrate our country’s  birthday. I am reminded of a performance by Mr. Red Skelton that my parents listened to when I was a very young man.  I remember it bringing a tear to my Fathers eye. He was a veteran. This performance and my parents reaction to it stuck in my mind all these years . Here is a copy of that performance

God Bless America 

CRKT Septimo

CRKT is to be commended for reaching out to soldiers turned knife designers with combat experience in its Forged in War series. The latest by Jeremy Valdez. The knife called Septimo is a tanto style blade. Very heavy duty knife, yet slim and light. Some great views of it here, as well as some footage of Jeremy in service. As we approach our Fourth of July celebration, we thank all those who served and remember those who paid the price for the freedom we enjoy.