October 28th is “National First Responders Day”. These are the people who act quickly when an emergency arises. These are the people who run towards a problem when everyone else is running away. According to the CDC, 155 policemen and 97 firemen die each year performing their heroic jobs.
Does anyone have too many tools? Probably not. There’s a special tool for every job. If not, you can make one out of an existing tool, like bending a wrench to fit in a tight place on your car engine. Some guys like to buy tools that they don’t need right now, but think they would be good ones to have around just in case. That’s what I do. The best tools to “have around just in case” are Leatherman engraved tools. They can do a dozen different things, and come in a small package. They can take the place of a dozen specialty tools, so your toolbox won’t be so heavy.
Sunday, September 26 begins National Fall Foliage Week. What better way to celebrate than to take a drive in the country, enjoy a walk in the woods, and give camouflage Buck Knives with your logo to all your customers.
This Friday, September 17 is National Tradesmen Day. These are the people who specialize in certain skills like electricity, plumbing, masonry, carpentry, painting, and mechanical repairs. Honor these tradesmen by giving them personalized pocket knives with your company logo. They will appreciate them.
If your customers are truck drivers, this is the week to show them your appreciation. What better way than to give them pocket knives engraved with your logo. They will keep them forever as a symbol of your generosity.
engraved Gerber knives. But after some use, you will have to sharpen them. The best advice is “Easy does it”. The gentlest but most effective knife sharpener is the R119 by “American Made Cutlery”. It is made of two wheels of hardened steel, that are placed close enough together to provide an ideal angle of sharpening. It sharpens both sides of the blade at the same time. You want to draw the knife blade through the opening smoothly and gently, as if you were slicing something. Other sharpeners are on the market for more rugged sharpening jobs. We’ll get to them next time.
The Buck 110 Folding Hunter Lockback is the “poster child” of the Buck family of pocket knives. When someone refers to a Buck knife, this is the one that people picture in their minds. It has been made in the USA since 1964. It’s a huge 4 7/8″ long when closed, and sports a 3 3/4″ stainless steel blade. The packaging of a genuine leather sheath make it an attractive gift package for your employees or customers. If you ask, “How long will my logo last?” My answer is, “Does anyone ever throw away a pocket knife?”
Engraved Buck Knives have been around since 1961, and will probably outlast many other forms of promotional advertising.
The Reverb 1220 is the newest member of the engraved Kershaw knives family. New in 2021, it features a handy carabiner so that you can carry it on your belt loop or backpack. The sleek design of the reverse tanto blade contributes to the overall lines of beauty of this tool. It is small enough to keep on your body every day. Only the best stainless steel is used in this knife and all Kershaw knives. Check out the divergent lines in the design when the knife is closed, also.