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Best Throwing Tomahawks [SOG Tactical Review]

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by Mike I’m always on the lookout for new and better gear.  We should all be doing that, and for most of the readers of MDCreekmore.com, I think that statement holds true. Today I’d like to talk about the SOG Tactical + Throwing Tomahawk. I saw it for sale on Amazon and decided to snap it up for the following reasons: …

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What Are The Best Survival Knives For The Money [2019 Hands-On]

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Written by – Jesse Mathewson One of the most underrated and over marketed essential components of a bug out, survival, bushcrafters kit are the knife, or in my case knives. Since the rollover in 2000 and failure to collapse of anything at that time, the prepper, survival world has blossomed as an entirely new industry. This has led to knife …

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Best Pocket Knife for Every Day Carry

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by Nicholas Oetken Swiss Army Knives are arguably one of the most underrated and overlooked knives there is. They are great for everyday carry (EDC), camping, and wilderness survival but which is the best pocket knife for 2019. One of the most important pieces of advice you can follow when putting together your everyday carry, or EDC is to not just …

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Wisconsin Knife Laws: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know

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Even for a legal expert trained in understanding weapon laws, Wisconsin knife laws are often difficult to understand. The primary reason for the confusion stems from the ambiguous wording of statutes that lead to protracted legal battles inside civil and criminal courts. Legislative leaders in Wisconsin have made an effort to clear up the ambiguous language by passing laws defining …

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Missouri Knife Laws: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know

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As one of the leaders in preserving constitutionally guaranteed rights, the Show-Me State not only recognizes the right of residents and visitors to bear arms, but the state also preserves the rights of residents and citizens to own and bear all types of knives. The Missouri Constitution closely resembles the language written into the Second Amendment of the United States …

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Illinois Knife Laws: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know

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You probably have heard about the ratcheting up of violence on the streets of Chicago. The nightly news has covered the stories of street violence (mostly gang related) extensively, as well as nationally recognized publications such as USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. Has the publicity coincided with a push for more weapon control legislation by the Illinois legislature? …

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Michigan Knife Laws: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know

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Knife laws in Michigan can create confusion, as an urban area such as Detroit and Lansing pass statutes that are much more restrictive than the knife laws passed at the state level. The major cities in Michigan have followed the legal lead set by San Francisco and New York City. However, Michigan knife laws typically protect the right of citizens …

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Les Stroud SK Mountain Ultimate Survival Knife Review

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by Randw My recent gift/purchase of a Les Stroud SK Mountain, Ultimate Survival Knife by Camillus, gave me an opportunity to do a review on a product that at first glance seems rather contrived and panders to the “Survival/Prepper community” by its very design and nature.  These types of fluff/specialty items usually leave me feeling exploited and preyed upon by …

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Tennessee Knife Laws: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know

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If you are an outdoor enthusiast and/or works in a trade requiring the cutting of hard objects, you should learn about the laws governing knife ownership in the State of Tennessee. [ Note: Out of all of the pocket knives available on Amazon.com this one is my favorite everyday carry knife – click here to see what it is on Amazon.com. I …

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What’s The Best Multi-Tool to Buy For EDC

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When it comes to multi-tools there are dozens, hundreds of available choices. The best part is, they can all be very useful for a variety of reasons and in a variety of situations. However, for survival, prepping and or simply having, is there one that can work as the go-to, all around best approach? Rome had pocket multi-tools, however, modern …

State Knife Laws

I’ve been working diligently for months on producing pages with up to date knife laws for every U.S. State – below are the ones that I have so far. I will try to keep these up to date for each new year when new laws are enacted, however, keep in mind that I’m not your lawyer. Well, I’m not even …

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Colorado Knife Laws: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know

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Colorado conjures images of the Rocky Mountains, snow-capped ski slopes and wide-open space. Colorado is not the most restrictive state in terms of knife laws, but it is certainly not the most relaxed either. As a state that falls in the middle of being knife friendly and knife-restrictive, it is important to understand which knives are legal to own and …