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Tactical Pocket Knife by Alphatek (Product Review)

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Tactical Pocket Knife by Alphatek (Product Review)

Posted on 09 July 2015 by David Allred

Have you ever heard the saying that “real men always have a knife on them?” I sure have. One too many times. And the funny thing about it is, when I have a knife on me for my reasons, my wife tends to roll her eyes at me. But when I don’t have a knife on me, and she needs one, I get the eye roll again!

It’s a lose, lose situation.

I’m also the kind of guy that hates to have stuff in my pockets, because I hardly ever wear a belt. And without a belt, there’s always the threat of a full moon….if you know what I mean.

Spring Assisted Tactical KnifeHowever, with as cool as some of these knives are, it’s making me want to keep one on me. Let’s take a look at a tactical pocket knife by Alphatek.

This spring assisted tactical knife measures in at 4.75 inches closed, around 8 inches open and 1.5 inches wide. It has a black stone wash 440C high-carbon stainless steel serrated blade, a bottle opener, G-10 handle, lanyard hole and a pocket clip.

Alphatek tactical knifeI’ve used it in a number of applications so far, including slicing tomatoes, cutting sub sandwiches, carving sticks with my kids, knife throwing at logs, and opening packages. You know, the basic stuff. I’m still waiting on the opportunity to test it during close combat with a mountain lion or a terrorist, but if something presents itself, and I survive it, you’ll be the first to know.

I did receive this tactical knife in exchange for my honest opinion of it, so here it is…..

One thing I look for in a pocket knife is my ability to use it one handed. In certain situations, not necessarily tactical, you only have one hand to work with. When you’ve got a fish in one hand, and you need your knife, it’s nice to be able to open it with one hand. This knife is spring assisted and opens very easily using one hand.

It’s very sturdy and made of quality materials. The blade has no wobble to it. Great knife. Five stars for me. If you’d like this Tactical Knife, click the link to see it on Amazon.

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Posted on 06 December 2011 by David Allred

Through the years I’ve come to realize the value of a quality knife. In my younger years, I naturally took an interest in knives, guns and everything that boys get into. If it was sharp and you could cut stuff with it, then it was cool. Oh, and the bigger it was, the more awesome it became. My brother and I had an obsession with machete’s and ninja swords back in the day. Who didn’t, right?

Gerber multi-toolCurrently, I own and use the most, my Leatherman and a Gerber knife. If you know Leatherman, it’s a multi-tool. Great, quality knives. However, Gerber makes all sorts of knives, but the one I have is also a multi-tool. I keep one of them in the car and have had to use it time and time again. The Gerber gets used every time I go fishing. I can take it out of the pouch and give it a yank to get the pliers out. Great for taking out hooks!

While browsing I stumbled across the Knife Depot, which has all sorts of knives, from boker to spyderco. Their site is easy to navigate and they offer all the top brands. If you’re a hunter, check out the “Buck Knife” section. Buck knives have been one of my favorites. Quality knives.

And of course, to satisfy the kid in me, and if you can see yourself wandering through the jungles of South America anytime soon, they have a very nice Machete section. If you’d like to take a look at their site it is knife-depot.com.

I’m always on the lookout for good knives for fishing and hunting. What knife do you use?

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