Spring Assisted Knives At Shot Show


Shot show is just barely over 3 days away, and we could not be more excited!   For those of you who don’t know what shot show is, allow me to enlighten you.  Shot show is a convention held every year, where knife makers (among others) come to showcase the new and exciting stuff they will be releasing.  It’s an opportunity for all of us to get a first look at the stuff we have been hearing rumors about!

For those of you who love all things spring assisted, this is an opportunity to see the stuff we are all looking forward to.  We know for sure Benchmade will be there (Located at booth 10357, for those of you going) but what we don’t know is what they will be showcasing.  They have kept a pretty tight lid on things so far, so come Tuesday we may be in for some surprises.

At this point, we are hoping they bring the Barrage Axis-assist knife.  Pre-orders are currently open for this eagerly anticipated new spring assisted, and while it still has the proven design of the barrage, this model looks to only improve upon it.   We are hoping the Benchmade booth has one of these sweet knives we can get a closer look at!

We also know that Kershaw will be there but, like Benchmade, they are being relatively secretive with what they are offering.  Last year they brought 3 different, new autos, so we are keeping our fingers crossed that this year they bring something spring assisted.  We are still kind of in love with the Cryo, so we are holding out for something similar.  It may be a long shot, but hey, it’s Shot Show, so who knows what could happen!

These are just 2 of the knife retailers who are going to be present at this year’s Shot show,  but make no mistake, there will be plenty, including Boker, Buck, Gerber, Spyderco and Microtech just to name a few!

Check back next week as we will be bringing you as much info as we can, live from the show!   What are you hoping pops up at Shot Show this year?  Let us know in the comments below!   Are you lucky enough to be going to Shot Show?  Share pictures and news with us as well!

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A Spring Assisted For The Holidays


Having trouble deciding what to ask Santa for?  Or, maybe you’re at wits end trying to shop for that knife guy or gal in your life?  Don’t stress, let us help you out.

A spring assisted knife will always make a fantastic Holiday gift.  It truly is one of those gifts that just keeps on giving.  It’s something they will use all year round!   The holidays are a time to show someone you care about them, and what better way to do that than with a reliable spring assisted knife.

The difficult part is deciding the best knife to go with.  Hopefully our spring assisted holiday gift guide can help.

One of our absolute top pics this holiday is the Kershaw Starter series pack.  This fantastic gift set comes with 2 quality made Kershaw spring assisted knives.  This gift set has been marked down for the Holidays, for only $26.99, you can give 2 times the gift for a fraction of the usual cost.  This is seriously one of the better deals on the Holiday Knife Market right now.  Both knives are made with quality materials, and reliable designs.  This is not something you want to miss.  Plus, today only (Dec, 10th 2015) you can get free shipping on all orders.   So you will be getting 2 knives at an unbeatable cost, and you don’t even have to pay shipping.


Up next we have the Kershaw Shield.  Another fantastic knife from Kershaw.  They has taken the Rick Hinderer’s eclipse and added some impressive additions, including their SpeedSafe assisted opening mechanism.  Marked down over $20, this knife belongs under the tree of any one who loves quality spring assisted knives.


Or, if you’re shopping for someone who already has a reliable spring assisted, why not get them something to help take care of it?   Knife lube makes for a fantastic stocking stuffer, and any knife fan would be thrilled to find this waiting under the tree, or stuffed in their stocking.  But why stop at the lube, why not get them an entire kit and ensure that their knives are taken care of the right way?  With kit’s including brushes, lube and towels, there are enough options for you to really show someone that you care.  Or, If you would like, give them a new knife and the kit to take care of it!


No matter what you are looking for, you can’t go wrong with a new spring assisted!   All orders, today only (Dec 10th, 2015) qualify for free shipping anywhere in the world!   So don’t wait much longer or this opportunity will pass you by before you know it!   Don’t forget to check out the Holiday gift guide for more fantastic Holiday offers.

Can we help make your Holiday shopping easier?  Let us know in the comments below!

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Kershaw Leek Composite

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Teal Kershaw Leek

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New BlackWash Kerhsaw Knives

I know you’ve probably had your fill of SHOT Show updates, so this will be the last one for a while. I’ve already covered several new Kershaw blades for 2014, but there are a few more I wanted to show you. BlackWash seems to be Kershaw’s new finish of choice for this year, and can you blame them? BlackWash looks particularly awesome, and it’s featured … Continue reading

New!: Kershaw Camber

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SHOT Show Updates: More Spring Assisted Knives

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SHOT Show 2014: Sweet Spring Assisted Knives

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Top 5 Spring Assisted Knives from 2013

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to start thinking about shopping and all the fun festivities that come along with this time of year. If you’re searching for that perfect knife to buy a special someone, let me help you out with some great options. Here are some stellar spring-assisted knives that would make great gifts. These blades are the top-selling spring-assisted knives … Continue reading

New Kershaw Blur

The new, long-awaited Kershaw Blur is finally out! If you don’t know anything about the Blur, that’s alright—all you need to know is that gets a lot of attention from knife enthusiasts, and for good reason. The Blur has a sturdy build, which makes it great for most normal tasks. However, it is fairly compact as well, so it is perfect to carry around in … Continue reading