Knife Pivot Lube Blog

The HOM Chimera is criminally underrated (and here's why!)

In my opinion, the HOM Chimera is one of the most criminally underrated Balisong knives for flippers and EDC nerds alike and in this article I’m go...

Knife Handles - How do I choose?

  Choosing a Knife Handle Material In today market we are blessed with an absolutely huge selection of knife handle materials to choose from. It w...

Your Knife Has Enemies!!

Your pocketknife is a technological wonder incorporating thousands of years of metallurgical and material science and a lifetime of maker's experi...

Types of Balisong Construction

There are a few ways a Balisong can be constructed, which can change the way it sounds, flips and feels, as well as how much it weighs and how it i...

The Manix 2 is a work of Genius - How to Disassemble the Spyderco Manix 2

The Spyderco Manix 2 is a honest-to-goodness work of art!  In our opinion, it makes for one of the best EDC knives in existence, particularly in t...

Quick Questions with 3 Balisong Modders!

As a follow up to my last article, this article contains three short interviews with three very well known modders in the community. These modders ...

EDC Items KPL Absolutely Loves!!

If you are a knife person, there's a very good chance you've embraced the broader EDC ("Every Day Carry") lifestyle.  EDC is the practice of carryi...

Maintaining your Knife's Bearings

  Do you carry a knife that has a bearing pivot?  Bearing-pivot designs have led to a renaissance in knife manufacturing over just the last 5-10 ...

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...

How to clean a Swiss Army Knife

The Swiss Army Knife! It is the nearly perfect tool, or collection of tools.  Swiss army knives have been around for more than 130 years!   Ori...

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...