The Golden Gate Frogman Swim is a 1.5 Mile Open Ocean Swim that I’ll be swimming in with my good friend and ITS contributor, Nick Hays. I was in the Navy with Nick and we met at Boot Camp, both learning we had the same A-School (Operations Specialist) and more than likely the same BUD/s class.
Like many of you out there, we’re blade geeks. Whether it’s a folding knife for Every Day Carry or a solid fixed blade for bushcraft adventures, we’re always on the lookout for good quality knives. Recently, we had an opportunity to take a look at a couple knives from Jake Hoback and also ask him a few questions to get a behind the scenes look at his blades and their manufacturing process.
The following are Jake’s answers to our questions, as well as some great photos of his shop. We covered questions on everything from how Jake got into making knives, to why metallurgy plays such an integral role in knife making.
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We all know somebody whose barrel might be lacking a couple inches. Our new ITS Short Barreled T-Shirt highlights that you may need to apply for a tax stamp if your barrel ends up being too short.
Summer TV season is upon us and on this episode of Ridiculous Dialogue, we discussed multiple shows, including Game of Thrones. Bryan and Kelly also followed up with their thoughts after recently finishing up Breaking Bad.
Bryan gave us an update on his meteoric rise to the top of the pinball charts and shared his experience making Poor Man’s Pappy. Finally, Rob told us why jumping into HAM Radio wasn’t as seat-of-your-pants exciting as he thought.
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