Its on! Lets make this the official challenge thread now. Ill list all the makers that expressed interest so please confirm that you are still in and I will update it. The testing will take place at the Becker Spring gathering on May 3,4,5 Here are the makers that said they were in.If I missed someone please let me know. KFU confirmed James Terrio confirmed Big Chris confirmed Ozark Matt confirmed AA Forge confirmed White Feather Blades Fall Creek Knives confirmed Tackett13 confirmed Dave Behrens confirmed bacustomknives confirmed Elo147 Bigblue17 confirmed Rick Marchand confirmed Mudbug007 confirmed Daizee alternate Bkduckworth confirmed Shaw Blades confirmed Shane Wink confirmed Bruce Culberson confirmed TM Hunt confirmed Battle Creek Knives confirmed Jdm61 confirmed Buckmaster96 confirmed The knife will need to be a bushcraft/camp knife, 4.5" to 5.5" blade geared towards slicing. It will be used for food prep, bushcraft tasks, etc. everything else is open to the maker. Moose compiled this list for judging. Each knife will be assigned a number, probably identified with a sticker on the sheath or sleeve, as the case may be. Each user will be provided a "grading slip", basically a printed piece of paper, where they will mark each attribute with a 0-10 scale. Appearance -Fit and finish -Packaging -Overall Knife "look" Function -Steel -Edge Sharpness -Edge Retention -Ease of Sharpening -Comfort on the hand while in use -Features -Ease of use Ergonomics -Handle Shape -Hot Spotting -Features Comments from Users Comments from Fisk That's what I plan to go with, feel free to chime in with anything I need to add, or take away from the testing. You can send the knives to me, or whoever, James, Chris, etc. Please include a note with return address, or what you want to happen to the knife after the testing is completed. This is gonna rock. I also think we should send a little info about the knife, steel, handle material, price, etc. If somebody would like to purchase a knife they like it will be between them and the maker. Sound good?