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11 Ways to Flip a Balisong Without Getting Cut

If you want to flip live blade butterfly knives there's simply no way to avoid getting cut. There are several ways to mitigate risk though, and decrease the frequency of injuries. Here we'll take a look at 11 different ways to flip a balisong without getting cut.
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The 8 Most Important Balisong Tricks

There are literally an infinite number of ways to flip open a butterfly knife. Although this is what makes balisongs so much fun, it can also be overwhelming. Here’s a list of the 8 most important balisong tricks to have in your repertoire - the most important to get started and build confidence, most important to develop and maintain good technique, and the most important to earn you good cred within the flipping community.

The Top 13 Aftermarket Balisong Accessories

The Top 13 Aftermarket Balisong Accessories

Whether you're new to the balisong hobby or have been in the community for a while, you might be wondering what kind of butterfly knife accessories there are on the market. As it turns out, there are probably a lot more options for balisong accessories than you think, and here are our favorite 13!

Top 2022 EDC Picks for Pocketknife Fanatics

Top 2022 EDC Picks for Pocketknife Fanatics

If you're looking for a one of a kind item and are an EDC/pocketknife fanatic, Knife Pivot Lube's got your back with go-to ideas for your knife-loving, everyday-carrying self, friend or loved one.
February 03, 2022 — KPL Ry
The Basics of Freestyling (Balisong Flipping)

The Basics of Freestyling (Balisong Flipping)

In this article, we will cover the basics of what freestyling is in Balisong flipping and how to learn to freestyle yourself!
The Top 10 Live Blade Balisongs of 2021

The Top 10 Live Blade Balisongs of 2021

Wanting to buy a new live blade Balisong but don't know what to look for? This list has you covered! Let's get right into it!
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.
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!
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.
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!
All You Need to Know About Balisong Pivot Systems

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 some light on these pivot systems and tell you all you need to know to get more familiar with them.