Tim Stetzer lives in Western Pennsylvania with his wife, 2 kids, and too many cats. He has over two decades of law enforcement and criminal justice experience, and is a police academy instructor. He is also a veteran of both the Army and Air Force Reserves and has been an avid outdoorsman since his youth in Boy Scouts where he first became interested in knives. Tim has written for various gun, knife and outdoors publications since 2006 and has designed or helped design a number of custom and production knives during that time.
Spyderco Upgrades the Popular Tenacious with State-of-the-Art Materials Story and Photos by Tim Stetzer It’s hard to believe that the Spyderco Tenacious has been around since 2008. It was in... Read more
The Bawidamann DB-1 and DB-2 Doughboy Are Defensive EDC With a Historical Bent Story and Photos by Tim Stetzer I’m a sucker for history and martial mayhem. So, when I caught wind of the Bawi... Read more
The CAS Iberia Tac Brutus Channels the Soul of the Gladiator Story and Photos by Tim Stetzer In a world of satellite guided weaponry and drone warfare it’s hard imagine that bladed weapons s... Read more
The Condor Bushglider, Bushcraft Tomahawk and Krakatoa Folder Round Out Their Nessmuk Trio Story and Photos by Tim Stetzer I recently had the opportunity to take a trip to South Western Virg... Read more
VZ Grips, for the Ruger SP101, Provide A Better Grip for Your Compact Magnum Story and Photos by Tim Stetzer Welcome to Gun & Gear Society! Wait, no, that’s not right, you’re still here... Read more
The Streamlight ProTac 90 is a Floodlight in Your Pocket Story and Photos by Tim Stetzer, Photos by Tim & Emily Stetzer When I was a kid, one of the coolest flashlights around was the ol... Read more
The PB&J Knives Nessmuk is a Traditional Hunter for Modern Times Story and Photos by Tim Stetzer 2020 has been a crazy year in so many ways, but one of the takeaways for me was that... Read more