Keeping a knife in good working order requires a quality sharpener, and the Work Sharp Ken Onion edition is one such product that assures a consistent blade edge. But, like all good tools, the sharpener relies on original-equipment accessories—in this case replacement belts for specific tasks, whether for sharpening ceramic or steel blades. Included in the kit are five replacement belts to run the gamut of sharpening needs. Price: $18. Contact: Work Sharp; (800) 597-6170; worksharptools.com.
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As all of us who experience this “mortal coil” eventually learn, the days seem more fleeting with each passing year. For those of us who make a living observing and reporting about the firearm industry, they eventually result in a somewhat disorganized pile of memories about companies, products and the people who create them.
Smith & Wesson has identified a condition in which an out-of-battery discharge can occur when certain Response bolts fail to fully close before the trigger is pulled.
With a long and storied history in the United States, lever-action carbines continue to be favorites among modern American shooting sports enthusiasts. This evaluation takes a closer look at the 24"-barreled LVR410, which is being imported by GForce Arms, Inc. of Reno, Nev.
I met author Forrest R. Lindsey at a gun show where he graciously provided a signed copy of this remarkable account of his experiences as a young man enlisting in the Marine Corps a year after high school in 1965.