Care and Feeding of Folding Knives

20130124-185132.jpgWe depend on our equipment – our knives, guns, flashlights and other tools – to help us stay safe. Our brains and our awareness are our true weapons, of course, but we humans are a tool-using species and there’s no question our tools are important aids. That’s why it’s so important to keep them in tip-top working order.

Some of us throw these tools into our pockets, toss them on our shelves and headboards at the end of the day, and don’t give them a second thought. But is this really how we should treat the tools upon which we may have to depend our lives?

Here are some tips for keeping your folding knives in working order so they’ll be there when you need them:

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