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Top 10 Gift Knives from Close Family and Friends – The Knife Junkie Podcast Episode 195

On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (Episode #195), Bob “The Knife Junkie” DeMarco looks at his Top 10 gift knives from close family and friends. He also recaps last week’s Patreon knife giveaway while welcoming a new Patron. Make sure you join at

Bob starts the show with a pocket check — ZT 0630 & Cold Steel Kiradashi — and covers another Kwaikan from Boker and Tashi Bharucha’s new legacy collection in Knife Life News, plus shows off his Randall #16 Special Fighter and Kershaw Lucha while comparing the Emerson Seax and Mini Seax in his “State of the Collection.”

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

  • ZT 0630
  • Cold Steel Kiradashi


State of the Collection

  • Randall #16 Special Fighter
  • Kershaw Lucha
  • Emerson Seax and Mini Seax Comparison


Top 10 Gift Knives from Close Family and Friends

  • Nitch Designs Ingress (Nick Rogers)
  • Off-Grid Scorpion (Cary of OFK)
  • Hogue Mini-RSK Mk1 (Doug Ritter)
  • American Blade Works Model 1 V5 (Michael Martin)
  • Hogue EX-T01 (Allen Elishawitz)
  • Condor Hudson Bay Knife (Kurt)
  • US M8A1 (James)
  • Kabar (Vic)
  • TOPS Wild Pig Hunter (Bella)
  • RAT 2 (Eden)


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