Pikal Style Knives (Tip Down, Edge In) – The Knife Junkie Podcast Episode 241

On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 241), Bob “The Knife Junkie” DeMarco takes a look at Pikal style knives (tip down, edge in).

Bob starts the show with his “pocket checks” — the Spyderco Military and the Finch 1929 — while in his “state of the collection,” it’s a knife from JB Knives (the Ditch Pick Double-Edge), the TRM Atom DLC / Gcarta, and a Cold Steel Spike Tomahawk.

In Knife Life News, Bob covers StatGear releasing the Ausus Slim and a gorgeous folding kitchen knife from custom kitchen knife maker Quintin Middleton.

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This week on the mid-week supplmental #podcast (episode 241), I'm taking a look at Pikal style knives (tip down, edge in), plus the usual pocket check, state of the collection and Knife Life News. Click To Tweet



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Knives, News and Other Stuff Mentioned in the Podcast


StatGear Ausus Liner Lock Folding Knife
StatGear Ausus Liner Lock Folding Knife Black Micarta (3.5″ Black)

Pocket Check

  • Spyderco Military
  • Finch 1929


State of the Collection

  • JB Knives Ditch Pick Double-Edge
  • TRM Atom DLC / Gcarta
  • Cold Steel Spike Tomahawk


Pikal Knives (tip down, edge in)

  • Victorinox Fruit Knife (sm, lg)
  • Kopis Designs L-via
  • Emerson Knives Elvia
  • Bastinelli Knives Anomaly
  • TOPS Back Bite
  • Kizer Inversion
  • Pinkerton Custom Double-Edge Pikal
  • JB Knives Ditch Pick Double-Edge


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