GearPatrol: 5 Knives You Can Buy from the CIA’s Former Knifemaker

Back in the early ’80s, a young man by the name of Bob Terzuola joined the Knifemakers’ Guild. Shortly thereafter, he scored a gig that would change his life forever: making fixed-blade knives for CIA operatives and soldiers in Guatemala. In the years since, Terzuola has been a name practically synonymous with tactical and folding knives (he literally wrote the book on the subject and even coined the term “tactical knife”), earning him a well-earned place among the greatest knifemakers and designers of all time.

If you ever have a chance to listen to Bob on a podcast, his stories are legendary.

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