Top 10½ Self-Defense Knives – The Knife Junkie Podcast Episode 203

On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 203), Bob “The Knife Junkie” DeMarco looks at his Top 10½ self-defense knives, in addition to his pocket check knives for the day — the Emerson Commander, SPK Shark, and the Off-Grid Black Stallion.

In addition, Bob shows off three knives bequeathed to the channel by Dave at ThisOldSword Blade Reviews on YouTube — the Off-Grid Rapid Fire, Kubey Raven and TOPS Back Bite — plus covers some Knife Life News, and a GoFundMe for Ken Vehikite of Black Roc Knives to help with his recovery from a stroke.

Links to stories, podcast episodes mentioned and the knives covered in the podcast can be found below.

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Knives, News and Other Stuff Mentioned in the Podcast


Pocket Check

  • Emerson Commander
  • SPK Shark
  • Off-Grid Black Stallion


State of the Collection


Top 10½ Self-Defense Knives

  • Cold Steel Safe Keeper 2
  • Kopis Designs L-Via
  • TOPS Rapid Strike
  • Spyderco Street Bowie
  • TOPS Felony Stop
  • Black Roc Monkey Thumper
  • FOX/Knight MK Ultra
  • Spyderco Yojimbo/Yojumbo
  • Emerson PSARK
  • Cold Steel Black Talon 2
  • Bastinelli Diagnostic


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