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2016 Family Fun Fair for PTSD Awareness, About BlackGuard Customs, Axes, Buckles, Cpl Chad, Events, Knives -

*Graphic Warning* The story you're about to read is personal. It's about the lives of a family struggling that almost didn't make it until we met a neighbor named Eric who (undoubtedly through his deceased son, gave freely and without hesitation). Liam and I are very introverted but as we sit, small business owners, people seem to want to know the story. His story. So I will tell it. Not because we want notoriety or pity, but because there is a stigma behind our veterans (or anyone struggling) that seeking mental health treatment is "bad". We will sacrifice our privacy in...

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Holy balls we had a visitor (Travis Miller of Milller Tactical) who brought in another visitor to the shop! ! His name is Vaughn but you might already know him as "The Man Spot". The Most Interesting Man in the World holds no candle to this guy! He's become a social media icon and boasts a whopping 50k+ followers on Instagram. This man is the patriot of patriots and oozes the phrase "I don't give a fuck!" We love it! If you're not following this man-god and his amazing family featuring his gorgeous wife and kid "Mr. Littles", you're missing...

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We're now the proud owners of a new Boss Laser Engraver. We can custom design anything for a company or individual. We expect to come out with three Yeti Colster Designs of our own in the next week or two but don't let that stop you from coming up with something custom that's just for you.  Yeti is an fast growing company based on our hometown of Austin, TX, not far from our shop. These unique products are cornering the market on coolers because of their modern insulation and design for superior cooling. The Colster is made of 18/8 kitchen grade,...

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The term "Viking" dates back to early Scandanavian language, believed to be derived from the word Vikingr,  which means 'pirate'. These violent raiders traveled by sea and became know for pillaging neighboring villages and then onward to other countries along the coast of northwest France and Britain. Although records indicate they dated back to the 8th century, they were very advanced in their weaponry techniques and blacksmithing. Two knives have been identified as weapons that were predominantly used by the Vikings.   Viking Knifr One is the knifr which was a plain, single edged blade with the tang running through the handle (this...

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Hello all!  As some of you know, we've been working on two new karambit prototypes. The karambit,  is a South East Asian, hand-held fighting knife that features a very curved blade.  Today we had a very interesting visitor at the shop who came by to test them out. James Young who is a practitioner of Kali, (Filipino Martial Arts) joined us today for a sneak preview and hands on experience with our new karambits, called "Fury" and "GrimSkull". He claims the knives are well balanced, 1/4" thick blades, uniquely designed, and fully functional to serve their purpose. Fury: This karambit is...

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