OTF Knife Topics

November 21, 2014
OTF Knife Torture Test Behind The Scenes

Torture Tests “Behind the Scenes”…

If you have been following us, you have probably noticed that we like to put our OTF knives through “Torture Tests”. For the most part, the torture tests we put our knives through are far more extreme than anything the average person is going to do to their knife. These tests were designed to show how our OTF knives will perform when put through extreme conditions. We get quite a bit of email / feedback about these videos, sometimes the feedback is that they don’t believe we actually did these tests. They are certain that we did some sort of […]
November 4, 2014
Spartan Warrior

The Weapons of the “Ideal Warrior”

Thanks to Hollywood, and Gerard Butler, most of us have a picture of what a Spartan warrior looked like. Maybe they embellished a little, but what they did get right was how serious of a warrior the Spartan was. Sparta wasn’t like other Greek city-states that were centers of the arts, learning and philosophy. No, Sparta’s culture was plain and simple: war. Male Spartan’s were allowed only one occupation: solider. Indoctrination into this lifestyle began at age 7, when they left their home and entered the Agoge. During this stage of life the warrior children were subjected to continuous and […]
October 28, 2014
Why We Love The Tanto Blade

Spirit of the Samurai – Why We Love The Tanto Blade

Who was the Samurai Warrior? Deadly. Smart. Skilled. Disciplined. Loyal. Precise. Feared. Respected. These are just a few of the ways that history has described the samurai warrior. The mighty samurai is a warrior legend, and for over 200 years stories of the samurai trickled down from generation to generation. The story of the samurai will continue to live on because of how interesting and unique the samurai were. We are going to discuss some interesting characteristics of the samurai, and at the end of this article we will show you how to add a piece of the samurai spirit […]
October 23, 2014
OTF Knife Care RavenCrest Tactical

OTF Knife Care and Maintenance : Taking Apart and Cleaning your OTF Knife

Cleaning and caring for your OTF knife is a very important part of owning one. A clean and well maintained OTF is a functional and useful tool. A dirty OTF knife can misfire and be unreliable. The good news is that cleaning and caring for an OTF can be very easy and fun. Now, before we go any further we must put this little disclaimer out there: “We understand that OTF knives come in all different shapes and sizes. So, when discussing the caring for and cleaning of your OTF we are going to assume that you own one of […]
October 18, 2014
OTF Knife Buyers Guide - RavenCrest Tactical

OTF Knife Buyers Guide

The Best OTF Knife Is The One That’s In Your Pocket There is no magic formula when it comes to making a decision about purchasing a OTF knife. There are so many OTF knives on the market today. Many are great products from trusted companies. So how do you know whats right for you? There are a couple of principles we here at Raven Crest Tactical believe you should follow when picking out your next trusted OTF knife.. What Will You Be Using Your OTF Knife For? When it comes to picking out any new OTF knife you need to […]