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Knife Depot’s Tactical Knife Giveaway (Closed)


Over the last 30 years, the tactical knife has quickly become one of the most popular types of knives, with its functional application in different fields and ability to hold up in extreme uses.

Oh, and tactical knives look so damn cool.

That’s why we’re giving away two tactical knife items:

(1) Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops Tanto Pocket Knife with Partially Serrated Blade and

(2) The Tactical Knife by James Ayres.

The S&W tactical folder boasts a 3.3-inch partially serrated tanto point blade with a glass breaker and seat belt cutter for emergencies. And to teach you more about the different uses of a tactical knife, we’re throwing in The Tactical Knife by James Ayres, which teaches you all about the designs, techniques and uses of the tactical knife.

Don’t let the opportunity to know all about tactical knives get away.

Enter our tactical knife giveaway in the widget below. The giveaway ends Monday.
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Kershaw Blur Giveaway from Knife Depot (Closed)

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When doing research for our extensive article about the best pocket knives on the market, one knife came up again and again: the Blur from Kershaw.

The popular knife features Kershaw’s patented Trac-Tec handle technology that gives it a non-slip grip along with a Sandvik 14C28N, 3.375-inch blade. Perhaps the most beloved part of the knife is the SpeedSafe torsion-bar opening assist, which makes this an ultimate EDC.

Feel like this might be a little out of your price range? Never fear, we’re giving one away for free. This is the ComboEdge version branded with Knife Depot’s awesome logo.

There are four different ways to enter: follow us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, tweet the giveaway or leave a comment on this post telling us why you want the knife. If you do all of them, you can get more entries. You have until next Monday to enter.

Enter at the widget below.
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Donate to Knife Rights to Win Prizes, Including a $500 Giftcard to Knife Depot

knife-rights-low-resWe here at Knife Depot strongly believe in the right for people to have access to one of man’s oldest tools—the knife. No organization does more to preserve your rights than Knife Rights.

The organization, as we’ve written about numerous times in the past, has done countless things to advance their mission of educating people about knives, giving knife owners a voice, encouraging safety, defending knife owners and accomplishing other knife-related goals.

If you’re looking to give back to the organization that helps keep a knife in your pocket, Knife Rights is giving those who donate the opportunity to win some gift certificates to several stores, including a $500 certificate to Knife Depot.

Your tax deductible donation to Knife Rights will not only offer you the chance to win a gift certificate but it will also be matched dollar for dollar be a benefactor.

Click here to learn more and donate to Knife Rights.

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Win 1 of 4 New Schrade Knives in Our Giveaway (Ended)

Whether you’re going camping in the woods or working around the house, a reliable knife is a necessity. And few knives are as durable and well-made as Schrade knives.

For decades, Schrade has delivered on its promise to create nothing but the best by bringing new and innovative knives that can only be described as masterpieces. Today, we’re teaming up with Schrade to give you the opportunity to win one of four amazing new knives from Schrade: the SCHBOLO, SCAXE2, SCHF9 and SCHF14.

To enter, you must do three simple things. First, Like Schrade on Facebook. Second, Like Knife Depot on Facebook. Finally, leave a comment below letting us know which of the four Schrade knives you would like to win and why. It’s as easy as that.

Here are some images of the four knives you could win. Enter in the widget below the pictures.

Schrade Fixed Blade (SCHF14)

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Schrade Extreme Survival Knife (SCHF9)

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Schrade Axe (SCAXE2)

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Schrade Bolo Machete (SCHBOLO)

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Watch ‘The Story of the Knife’, Win a Tactical Assisted Opener from Trademark Knives

Every now and again, something so badass comes around that we just have to share it. Enter the “Story of the Knife” from Knife Depot.

We’re so confident that this new Knife Depot video will relate to you that we’re giving away this tactical knife just for watching it. Here’s how you could be the lucky winner.

1. Watch the video above.

2. Write the name of one of the knives you see in the video in the comment section below.

3. Receive a bonus entry by leaving a comment on the YouTube video telling us why you love knives.

You can also click one of the tweet, share on Facebook or share on Reddit icons below for some extra luck.

It’s as simple as that. We’ll announce the winner at the end of the week, so start watching for your chance to win the Assisted Opening Tactical Rescue Pocket Knife from Trademark Knives.

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Enter Knife Depot’s Ultimate Twitter Giveaway (Closed)

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Do you like what you see? You could win this badass Kershaw Volt II folder from Knife Depot by entering our Twitter giveaway.

Here’s how to enter:

  1. Follow us on Twitter @KnifeDepot or by clicking the follow button in the tweet below.
  2. Retweet the tweet below.

It’s as simple as that. If you want even more entries, you can retweet once a day until the end of the giveaway at midnight Sunday 7/14. A winner will be randomly selected and announced on 7/15.

What are you waiting for?

Winner of “Badass Dad” Father’s Day Contest is announced

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Our “Badass Dad” Father’s Day Giveaway wrapped up today and just a few minutes ago we randomly chose a winner from our 108 entries.  Congrats to Kerwin Dyson, who is getting hooked up with a Smith and Wesson assisted opening S.W.A.T blade for himself and a Bear Grylls multi-tool for his Dad.  Kerwin, shoot an email to Dan@knife-depot.com with your mailing address to claim your prize.

Thanks again to all the Knife Depot fans who entered the contest.  May you have a happy Father’s Day and may you NEVER LOSE YOUR EDGE!

A Father’s Day Knife Story: Knife Depot COO Warren Sager Talks About Passing Down His First Knife to His Son

Knife Depot COO Waren Sager and his son, Ian.

Knife Depot COO Waren Sager and his son, Ian.

At Knife Depot, we know that Father’s Day represents a great opportunity for connection between father and son. Recently, I was able to talk to Warren Sager, Knife Depot’s Chief Operating Officer, about his experience passing down his first knife to his son. 

DL:  Tell me about your first knife.  How did you get it?

WS:  I got it out of “Boy’s Life” when I was 10. This was about 30 years ago when the back of the catalogue was full of ads. I was in Cub Scouts at the time and in the back of the magazine I saw this ad for this really awesome survival knife. In the handle, it had all sorts of additional survival materials as well, so I really wanted it.  I saved up the money and then I waited.

DL:  Then what?

WS:  Well, then I waited some more. Remember, this is pre-Internet, so I had to wait for my money order to get there and then had to wait for weeks for it to arrive. The anticipation drove me crazy. Finally the package came.

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The Knife Depot Badass Dad Father’s Day Giveaway (Ended)

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What to get dad for Father’s Day?  It’s an age-old question, and the answer is usually totally lame.  A coffee mug or tie rack aren’t exactly earth shattering gifts, especially for a badass dad.  That’s why this year Knife Depot is giving you the chance to hook up your dad with one of our bestselling knives for father’s day.  You can also win a knife for yourself. All you have to do is leave a comment on this post with your two picks from the selection below (one for you and one for your dad) by 12 pm CST on Friday, June 7.   We’ll pick a winner that day.

Now, onto the blades.

Smith and Wesson Swat Assisted Opening Knife 

This sleek assisted-opener from S & W has a 2.8 inch blade and is great for everyday carry. Check out the rest of its specs here.

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Winchester Bowie Knife 

14.25 inches of badass Bowie knife steel.  This rocking blade will get you or your pop some instant respect.  Here are the full specifications on this monster.

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Cold Steel Jungle Machete

We’re talking 16 inches of 1055 Carbon Steel ready to bushwhack its way through any situation.  The Cold Steel Jungle Machete is certifiably badass, check out more of its specs here.

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Meet the New Knife Depot Community Manager and Win Badass Knives!

Knife Depot Community Manager Dan Lawton

Knife Depot Community Manager Dan Lawton

Dear Knife Depot Fans,

I’d like to take a second to reintroduce myself. For the last two years, I’ve been blogging for the Cutting Edge. In fact, I founded this blog in 2010. The initial name was actually the Happy Dagger. That’s a Bill Shakespeare reference, in case you’re not aware.

Anyway, I have a confession to make. The reason I started blogging for Knife Depot wasn’t because of my love for knives. It was because, like most people writing on the Internet, I was a copywriter.

In fact, I wasn’t just writing about knives then, but about all sorts of subjects like: birdfeeders, picnic baskets, temporary tattoos, seafood restaurants, wedding planning and even bankruptcy law in Arizona.

It wasn’t a bad gig — I could do it in my underwear — but some of these subjects just left me feeling a little thin.

I quickly noticed that most of my best writing was about knives, because they truly fascinated me. The guys at Knife Depot started sending me boxes of them, which was pretty badass, and I’d use them when I went camping with my friends.

You see, the thing about working as a writer is that you have to spend lots of time behind a computer typing when all sorts of kickass, beautiful stuff is going on outside in nature. It can be kind of a bummer.

The knife was my only link to the tangible world. It was a rugged product that reconnected me with nature in a way I was missing. Over time, I became intoxicated by the power of the blade.

And why wouldn’t I? It’s the world’s oldest tool, suffused with a deep religious, historical and cultural meaning. It was used by Roman craftsmen, Native-American hunters and frontiersman like Jim Bowie and Daniel Boone.

It turns out that over at they Knife Depot office they noticed my zeal for the knife, which is why a few weeks ago they invited me to central headquarters to discuss working full time for the site.

As you can expect, I was a little bit nervous. These guys don’t just rock one EDC: they are a walking arsenal of stainless steel. Their offices have more Bowie knives then paper clips.

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