Switchblade: The Ace of Blades

By: Benson, Ragnar

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A great deal has changed in the world of switchblade knives since Ragnar Benson wrote Switchblade: The Ace of Blades in 1989. This new edition of the book-thoroughly revised and updated by edged-weapons expert Michael D. Janich-provides fascinating insight and solid information on switchblades as they have evolved into the 21st century. Presenting new research and new photos throughout Switchblade: The Ace of Blades brings automatic knife collectors, historians and users up to date on such topics as: * the revival of the switchblade market in the United States during the late 1980s and early 1990s * the beginning of modern commercial U.S. production by Microtech, Paragon, Pro-Tech, Benchmade and other specialty manufacturers * the evolution of brilliant new locking and release mechanisms * the demise of once-popular switchblade kits * interpretations of switchblade statutes today * modern gravity, butterfly and one-handed-opening knives and their relationship to switchblade law br>The mystique of the switchblade makes it one of the most interesting and collectible knives ever made. The value of a reliable one-handed knife has become increasingly recognized by professional military, police, medical and rescue personnel. Now anyone with an interest in these unique knives has a valuable reference on their history, mechanisms, maintenance and use.

Title: Switchblade: The Ace of Blades

Author Name: Benson, Ragnar

Categories: Weaponry & Tools

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Paladin Press: 2004

ISBN Number: 9.78E+12

Binding: Trade paperback

Book Condition: New

Size: 97 p.

Seller ID: 1153