Tactical Folding Knives

The term, “tactical,” was developed around 1995.  Initially, this was a marketing term that was utilized in the beginning to define the look of the knife. There was no military, law enforcement or martial arts meaning attached to the term tactical. In 2003, I suggested to Blade Magazine Editor, Steve Shackelford, a new category be considered for the custom knife judging at the Blade Show. Steve added this category and asked me to write up the judging criteria. …more

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The term, “tactical,” was developed around 1995.  Initially, this was a marketing term that was utilized in the beginning to define the look of the knife. There was no military, law enforcement or martial arts meaning attached to the term tactical. In 2003, I suggested to Blade Magazine Editor, Steve Shackelford, a new category be considered for the custom knife judging at the Blade Show. Steve added this category and asked me to write up the judging criteria. …more

★ New Knives
✓ In Stock Knives