You may already be familiar with the wooden Nathan’s Knife Kit put out by Columbia River Knife & Tool and designed by father-and-son team Glenn and Nathan Klecker. Well, Glenn and Nathan are back at it again, this time with an all-plastic version called the Trigger Knife Kit. Unlike the wooden kit, which comes as a bag of precut parts, the Trigger Knife Kit comes with all of the pieces molded onto a plastic model sprue. When I ran into Glenn at SHOT Show, he pulled the kit out of his bag—I think I let out a gasp when I saw it. To anyone who built models as a kid, seeing that plastic sprue of parts is a welcome throwback to childhood. It’s a clever way to produce and package the kit, and it’s just as much fun today as it was back then to twist the parts off the sprue and put your kit together.

Read more in the November 2013 issue of Tactical Knives

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