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Are Butterfly Knives Illegal in Florida?

You’re in luck if you’re a fan of butterfly knives and live in Florida. These distinctive balisong knives are perfectly legal to own and carry openly in the Sunshine State. There’s no need to worry about blade length restrictions either, giving you the freedom to choose a knife that best suits your style. However, it’s important to remember that while open […]

Edged Vs. Impact: Knives and Batons for Personal Safety

The Dilemma of Choice in Self-Defense Self-defense is a topic that resonates deeply in today’s society, where personal safety has become a paramount concern for many. Central to this concern is the crucial decision of selecting the right tool for self-defense. Among the myriad of options available, knives and expandable batons stand out as popular […]

Utilizing a Knife for Personal Self-Defense

In a world where violence is more common, it’s become essential to protect yourself. Many people are considering ways to defend themselves, and more and more are choosing knives. Knives are versatile, powerful, and very effective in situations where you might be attacked from behind, trapped, or thrown. They can help you to create space […]

Stun Guns and Loaded Firearms Found in Carry-On Luggage at CT Airports

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers recently found a stun gun and a loaded firearm in carry-on luggage at Bradley International Airport and Tweed New Haven Airport. On August 9, TSA officers at Bradley International Airport found a stun gun in a woman’s handbag during a security screening. Connecticut State Police confiscated the stun gun. The […]

Austin Firefighter Stabbed While Putting Out Fire

On May 29, 2023, a firefighter was stabbed in the thigh while responding to a fire in Austin, Texas. The suspect, Kelly Ingroum, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault on a public servant. The incident occurred in the early morning when firefighters were responding to a fire at a construction site near I-35 and […]

Pocket Knives for EDC and Self-Defense

Pocket Knives for EDC An EDC knife, or Every Day Carry knife, is a knife that is small enough to be carried on your person. Many people carry one, two, or more EDC pocket knives at all times, and typically use them for everyday tasks such as opening boxes, cutting food, and self-defense. There are […]

Brief History of Self-Defense Weapons

Humans have been using weapons for self-defense since the dawn of time. The earliest weapons were simple objects, such as rocks, sticks, and bones. As technology advanced, so did the weapons that humans used to defend themselves. In ancient times, weapons were often made of stone, wood, or metal. These weapons were typically used for […]

Butterfly Knives: A Brief History and Guide

Butterfly knives, also known as balisongs, are folding knives that are characterized by their two handles that are connected by a pivot pin. The handles are typically made of metal or plastic, and the blade is usually made of steel. Butterfly knives are often used for self-defense, but they can also be used for everyday tasks such as […]

Self-Defense Everyday Carry (EDC)

The popular acronym EDC stands for “everyday carry.” The EDC concept is nothing new, humans have been carrying tools and other items for thousands of years, consisting of things routinely needed throughout the day. Recently EDC has become something of a buzzword, with a vast number of companies providing an even greater number of products. […]

Budget John Wick Knife Options

I need knives, lots of knives. Besides maybe The Crow, the John Wick movies are my absolute favorites. They are well-made action flicks with spectacular fight scenes, interesting characters, and compelling storylines.  If you like this type of movie. It’s a revenge story at its core, but it is also a story about loss, grief, and […]