Battle Blades: A Professional'S Guide To Combat/Fighting Knives

Battle Blades: A Professional'S Guide To Combat/Fighting Knives




SF veteran Greg Walker takes the guesswork out of combat blades in this thorough evaluation of daggers, switchblades, utilities, bowies and hideouts. He examines legendary blades from Randall, Gerber and Al Mar, as well as the latest from up-and-coming makers. Includes selection, carry, use, care, legalities and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780873647328
Publisher: Paladin Press
Publication date: 09/28/1993
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Al Mar
Chapter 1 - Knife Fighting-The Ultimate Contact Sport
Chapter 2 - Benchmade vs. Custom Combat/Fighting Knives
Chapter 3 - Production and Specialty Battle Blades
Chapter 4 - The Double-Edged Fighter
Chapter 5 - Combat Folders
Chapter 6 - The Bowie Knife-The Ultimate Battle Blade
Chapter 7 - Midsize Combat Knives
Chapter 8 - Switchblades-Illegal Edged Toys
Chapter 9 - Push Daggers, Spikes, and Other Last-Ditch Efforts
Chapter 10 - Combat Knife Carry
Chapter 11 - Combat Knife Care
Chapter 12 - Questions About Battle Blades
Chapter 13 - Ordering a Custom Battle Blade
Chapter 14 - The Warrior's Edge
Chapter 15 - In Conclusion
Appendix A Guide to Cutlery Publications and Associations
Appendix B Guide to Combat Knife Makers and Manufacturers
Appendix D Blades Parts, Shapes, and Grinds

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