BLADE Managing Editor Joe Kertzman already has alerted you to new December BLADE, and I’d like to add to his alert by telling you that the December BLADE is on most newsstands as of today, Sept. 14.
It’s the first-ever issue we’ve done almost exclusively on knives used by the military. Buy it now before they’re all gone! The cover knife is the XM-7 EOD by Les George. Other knifemakers and knife companies with knives mentioned editorially in that issue, in no particular order, are: Burt Foster, Strider Knives, Spartan Blades, Allen Elishewitz, Justin Gingrich, Blackhawk, Klotzli, Schrade, Case, Gerber, Leatherman Tool, Bobby Branton, Al Mar Knives, the old Camillus, Columbia River Knife & Tool, Cold Steel, Bob Dozier, Aaron Frederick, Benchmade, Pro-Tech, Spyderco, Michael Ruth Jr., Byrd, Mike Draper, Todd Begg, TOPS, Grayman Knives, Emerson Knives, Inc., ESEE, Buck, SureFire, Jerry Partridge, Paul Granger, Jay Fisher, Brent Beshara, Jim Hammond, Ka-Bar, Chris Reeve Knives, SOG Specialty Knives, Ontario, Steve Huey, Pat & West Crawford, Derrick Wulf, George Tichbourne, Michael Holtschulte, John Horrigan, Jerry Fisk, Zero Tolerance, Sebertech and Bob Terzuola.