Latest Industry News

Maori Warrior Inspired Knives from Browning

New for 2017 in Browning’s tactical knife line-up are the Wihongi Signature knives. These unique knives are adorned with blades etched with a Maori warrior tribal motif. This new line of tactical style knives was co-designed by Jared Wihongi and Russ Kommer. Wihongi is originally from New Zealand, home of the legendary Maori warriors, has more than 25 years of martial arts experience and is trained in the Filipino blade-fighting system of Pekiti-Tirsia Kali. As a sought after instructor, Jared has worked with the U.S. Army Special Forces Groups, The DEA, Phillipine National Police Academy, Special Action Force Commandos, Marine Force Recon and Germany’s GSG-9 to name a few.
The new Wihongi Signature Dagger features a fixed double edge dagger blade design that is hollow ground and made with 7Cr17MoV stainless steel. The brushed finish 5-5/16″ blade is etched with a Maori warrior tribal motif. The handle is black sculpted G-10 scales with flush fit mosaic scale pins. It features full-tang construction with stainless steel bolster and butt crown with silver accents. Included is a rugged black Kydex® sheath with slots and eyelets that attaches easily to a belt, back pack, web gear or laced to a vest. Overall length is 10-3/4″.
Suggested Retail, $79.99.
The new Wihongi Signature Attachment Folder has a folding 4″ framelock hollow ground blade made of 7Cr17MoV stainless steel. The handle has an aircraft grade aluminum frame with titanium finish with interchangeable G-10 and carbon fiber grip inserts with engraved Buckmark. Anti-skid grooves on the blade spine and pocket clip are also featured. Overall length is 8-3/4″.
Suggested Retail, $39.99.
The Wihongi Signature Series Tomahawk has a tactical tomahawk blade that is made of
1/4″ thick, 420 stainless steel. It has a semi-sharpened blade edge on the spike end. Lightening holes provide improved balance. The brushed finish blade is etched with Maori warrior tribal motif. The sturdy handle is attached to a forked tang and attached with three flush mount screws and is cord wrapped for a secure grip. A rugged Kydex® belt sheath is supplied. Overall length is 13″ with a 2-7/8″ blade length.
 Suggested Retail, $69.99.
For more information on Browning products, please visit the website at www.browning.com.
About Steve Sheetz (921 Articles)
Steve is an avid outdoorsman who has been fortunate enough to publish two books on archery hunting. His first book, For the Love of the Hunt, was published in 2011. His second book, Wading Through the Darkness will be published in 2015. Steve sits on numerous Pro Staffs throughout the archery industry. For almost a decade Steve helped build Huntonly.com, but wanted the opportunity to build something bigger and better and launched Chasinwhitetails.com in December of 2014 as a way to share his love and passion for the outdoors. Today Chasin'Whitetails Media is growing. With the addition of the a radio show in 2014 and a The Heartbeat TV show in 2015, who knows what will come his way next. Steve serves on several prostaffs including; Prime, Lethal, Spot Hogg, S4 Gear, Tru Fire, and others. When it comes to understanding the movement and logic of the urban whitetail, he is a self proclaimed expert. Spending over 125 days a year in the big city woods.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: