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New Hampshire Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers in 2019

New Hampshire is one of the original thirteen colonies. Only three years after the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, the first settlers inhabited present-day Portsmouth. When New Hampshire adopted its own constitution in January of 1776, that founding history of leadership and independence was underscored. While the state motto of “Live Free or Die” was not officially adopted until 1945, it is arguably the most well-known state motto and undoubtedly rings true – particularly as it...

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Oregon Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers in 2019

While Oregon doesn’t top the list as the most knife-friendly state, it is certainly less restrictive than most. The difference between Oregon’s knife laws and most other states is that Oregon relies on court decisions, rather in codified statutes. This information is not as readily available and consequently many find Oregon’s knife laws confusing. [ Note: Out of all of the pocket knives available on Amazon.com this one is my favorite everyday carry knife – click here...

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SOG Tactical + Throwing Tomahawk Review

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: The cheap hardware store hatchet I bring backpacking with me is heavy, dull and clumsy....

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Best Survival Knife for Under $100

Best, this word always brings to mind the 80’s ninjitsu and various karate/TKD/dance kick-boxing martial arts superstars. Best is at subjective and a useless measurement of anything. This said, I and many others, have done enough recorded testing to be able to give you a short list of good survival knives. In fact, I believe quite strongly that as long as you do not want a knife that can be an axe, pry bar, fighting...

CRKT Folding Knives – Kommer Free Range Folding Knife Review

CRKT Folding Knives – Kommer Free Range Folding Knife Review

From the many manuals I have collected over the years, a truly solid hunting knife/ skinning knife is many things. Here are a few quotes from some of my favorites. “Use a knife with a blade at least four inches long, a guard, and a large handle. A small knife can turn sideways in your hand when it hits bone. A butcher’s skinning knife is ideal.” “A sharp knife will actually reduce bad cuts and...

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What Are The Best Survival Knives For The Money

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 builders getting into designing knives for large production companies versus the plethora of smaller individual...

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What Is The Best Swiss Army Knife For EDC?

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. One of the most important pieces of advice you can follow when putting together your everyday carry, or EDC is to not just get the right equipment but to get high-quality equipment. One of the handiest items you can have as part of your EDC is the...

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Morakniv Companion Review – It’s A Great Knife For A Great Price!

Choosing a knife for purposes of survival, bushcrafting or simple camping is a bit of a chore. The Morakniv Companion is an amazing choice regardless of your location on this ball of dirt and water which we live. It comes in stainless steel and carbon steel versions, this review and article are using the carbon steel version! (Disclaimer, I do use the HD (heavy-duty) models as well, and the Craft-line models, this is simply one of a line of...

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Best Folding Knives For Self-Defense

Using a knife for self-defense is difficult at best and deadly to the wielder in the worse case. Training is essential, and not your friendly TKO/Americanized karate instructor either. I firmly recommend if you decide to carry a knife for self-defense get training from someone who has experience using one. Personally, the recommendation for bladed defense will always be the same until something truly better is invented. Escrima, Arnis or Kali are hands down the...

Mississippi knife laws

Mississippi Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers in 2019

In Article 3, Section 12, the Mississippi State Constitution authorizes and protects the right of every citizen to own and bear arms. The generally written constitutional statute applies for the defense of people and property. Under Article 3, Section 12, Mississippi legislators can regulate and prohibit the concealed carrying of weapons. Mississippi laws addressing the ownership and carrying of knives are found within the Mississippi legal code at Chapter 37, Title 97. Overview of Mississippi...

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Texas Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers in 2019

“Don’t Mess with Texas” is an appropriate slogan for a state that takes pride in protecting individual liberty. However, The Lone Star State lives up to its independent reputation when it comes to knife laws. [ 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 love this knife! It’s built like a tank and holds an...

Alabama knife laws

Alabama Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers in 2019

With the Gulf of Mexico at the southern edge of the state and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains rolling near the Georgia and Tennessee borders, Alabama is a state rich with recreational opportunities. Hunting, fishing, cycling, and backpacking all require the use of a knife. However, Alabama knife laws take root in the state’s Constitution, which residents recently amended to bolster the right to bear arms. [ Note: Out of all of the pocket knives...

Georgia knife laws

Georgia Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers in 2019

Nicknamed The Peach State, Georgia is certainly a peach when it comes to protecting the rights of residents and out-of-state visitors that own and carry knives. The Georgia Constitution establishes “the right of the people to keep and bear arms.” Georgia’s Constitution also gives legislators the right to “prescribe the manner in which arms may be borne.” [ Note: Out of all of the pocket knives available on Amazon.com this one is my favorite everyday carry...

Florida Knife Laws

Florida Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers in 2019

As one of the prime areas of the country for outdoor enthusiasts, Florida offers myriad recreational activities that require the use of a knife. From cutting through fishing lines to establishing a roped perimeter for a sand volleyball match, knives are a common part of everyday Floridian life. [ 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...

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Arizona Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers in 2019

America is a federalist country, giving states and local governments a great amount of autonomy to enact their own laws. This means we will often see different laws in different states, and that is certainly true for laws concerning knives. [ 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 love this knife! It’s built like...

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Kentucky Knife Laws – A Guide for Knife Carriers in 2019

Kentucky, which is known for its scenic hills and handcrafted bourbons, is also known for being one of the more friendlier knife owning states located in America. As a 19th-century pioneer who fought at the Alamo, Jim Bowie played an integral role in pushing for Texas independence. Bowie received a custom-made knife designed and constructed by a Kentucky native. The knife later became known as the Bowie Knife. [ Note: Out of all of the pocket...