The Top 10 Balisong Trainers

The Top 10 Balisong Trainers

Looking to buy a new Balisong trainer but don't know what to look for? Knife Pivot Lube has you covered. Here is a list of the top 10 Balisong Trainers of 2021. 
The HOM Chimera Review: It's Criminally Underrated (and here's why!)

The HOM Chimera Review: It's 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 going to cover why I think this is.
How to Choose Your Knife Handle

How to Choose Your Knife Handle

In today market we are blessed with an absolutely huge selection of knife handle materials to choose from. It wasn't always this way. Chances are your grandfather had only a few of the many materials to choose from when selecting a pocketknife. 
April 06, 2021 — KPL Ry
Your Knife Has Enemies!

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 experience. 
March 16, 2021 — KPL Ry
Types of Balisong Construction

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 is balanced. In this article, you will learn about each type so you can find out which you might prefer for your flipping needs!
The Manix 2 is a work of Genius ‪— How to Disassemble the Spyderco Manix 2

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 the Lightweight configuration which features a linerless design and ultra-strong glass reinforced copolymer handles. 
March 13, 2021 — KPL Ry
Quick Questions with 3 Balisong Modders!

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 are Arthur Goins (@arthurs_anos), Kyle Stoff (@revenge_of_the_blades) and Casey Edwards (@TurboJackelope). I asked them some questions about the mod work they do to showcase some of their work.
EDC Items KPL Absolutely Loves!

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 carrying useful items on your person every day to help you be prepared, to make you more capable and more able to encounter unexpected situations.
March 02, 2021 — KPL Ry
Maintaining Your Knife's Bearings

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 years leading to a 2020's market absolutely stuffed with high quality, reasonably-priced pocketknives sporting ball bearing pivots and very snappy, authoritative actions. 
February 24, 2021 — KPL Ry
The Detent ‪— Critical to Good Knife Action

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 other!  That's right, that tiny little detent ball could be the key to improving the way your knife works, feels and deploys.
February 12, 2021 — KPL Ry
How to Clean a Swiss Army Knife

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!  
January 28, 2021 — KPL Ry
What's in a Balisong Maintenance Kit?

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 place, as today we will show you what to get so that you’re fully equipped to keep your knives in great shape!