Knife Pivot Lube Blog

The Detent -- Critical to Good Knife Action

You may not know it, but one of the smallest parts of your knife could have more impact on your pocketknife's action and flickability than any oth...

What's in a Balisong Maintenance Kit?

If you don’t know what to get for your maintenance kit or maybe you don’t know what products are best for your knives. You’ve come to the right pla...

All You Need to Know About Balisong Pivot Systems

Have you been hearing all about bushings, bearings or washer run Balisongs but don’t know what they are? Don’t worry, as this article will shed som...

The History of The Balisong Knife

Have you ever been curious about the origin of the Balisong, where it came from and what it was used for? Well, today, I’m going to do my best to e...

How to Tune Your Balisong Knife

Maybe you’ve had your Balisong for a while and it’s starting to loosen up a bit or maybe you just want that extra bit of performance out of it. Wel...

Anatomy Of A Pocket Knife

While most of us knife geeks know basic knife anatomy like the back of our hand, having a refresher, and a deeper look never hurts. Taking a look a...

The Anatomy of a Balisong

Have you got a Balisong and don’t understand what all the parts are? Maybe you’re trying to research into Balisongs and you just don’t quite get ho...

Types of Balisong Modifications

Balisongs are a lot of fun to collect and flip, but there’s another aspect of Balisongs that can be just as fun! Modifications are a great way to p...

Best Folding Knives for the Money

So you're a knife nut!  If you are like me, that means you are buying a new knife every few months, weeks, or days!  If you want to keep that habit...

How to Lubricate a Slipjoint Knife / Case Knife

Ah, the age old Case knife. Born and still manufactured in Bradford, Pennsylvania, it is a staple in many workshop drawers and pockets of fathers a...

Fundamentals of Flow and Combos

If you’re familiar with hobbies such as flipping Balisongs or spinning pens, then you’ve likely heard the terms “flow” and “combo” before. These ar...

Why Oil/Lube your Pocket Knife?

Here at KPL, we are absolutely passionate about knife lubrication. Premium lubricants make knives perform better, open more consistently, deploy fa...