Knives are tools. They can be used to cut open packaging, sharpen a firestick or cut steak at dinner. Helle is a Norwegian knife company that creates amazing knives, and I am fortunate enough to be reviewing their Bleja knife. It is one of two folding knives that they make. Click HERE to read the rest of my initial thoughts on this sweet knife.
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The Benchmade 551H2O has continued to serve me well. I have continued to carry it daily, whether at work, at home or out hiking. Most duties have continued to be fairly typical knife duties but I carried it on a recent 3 day canoe trip on Black Creek in southern Mississippi and used it for some pretty heavy duty work. On the first night I used the knife for clearing a trail up to our campsite. I spent about 30 minutes clearing the trail of all briers and small saplings, and even though I did not have to cut anything major, I did want to get the trail very clear because one member of our party was on crutches. This meant cutting everything at ground level and even slightly below. To read the rest up the update along with the entire review please click here.
I have been carrying the Benchmade 551H20 Griptilian almost daily for the past month and a half. I have used it for a lot of menial chores such as peeling an apple, opening boxes, sharpening pencils or cleaning under my fingernails. And no, I did not wash it after cleaning under my finger nails and later peeling an apple, but I haven’t noticed any serious health issues from the practice. To read the rest of the update please click here.