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The week of the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings in Louisville is upon us. This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Dan, Nick, and I will be in attendance bringing y’all as much of the new product information and other goings on as possible. Among the deluge of press releases, Agency Arms, best known for their seriously pimped out GLOCKs, has announced that they’re teaming up with Jake Hoback Knives to offer a limited edition — apparently only 50 of them — out-of-my-price-range flipper called the “Agent Knife.” Press release and more photos follow . . .

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May 18, 2016 (Ventura, CA) – Agency Arms and Jake Hoback Knives are pleased to officially announce a collaboration product, the limited edition Agent Knife.

The Agent Knife collaboration between Agency Arms and Jake Hoback consists of a limited run of 50 Jake Hoback-designed knives.  Each knife carries the Agency Arms logo and markings to complement the distinct geometry of the Agency Arms Glock slide.  Internally, each knife will feature the Hoback Rolling Detent System (HRD), Pivot Thrust Bearings (PTB), a Hardened Stainless Steel Lock Insert with over travel prevention, and Cold Formed Bearing Races for increased bearing and knife life.

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“Agency Arms has grown in size and reputation by designing, machining, and modifying firearms that are among the finest in the industry,” said Jake Hoback. “We pride ourselves on a similar commitment to making knives of the highest quality and functionality. We see this new relationship as a perfect marriage of the knife and firearms industries and one that will produce many amazing products for our respective customers for years to come.”

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“We are very proud and humbled to align with Jake Hoback regarding the limited edition Agent Knife,” said Michael Parks at Agency Arms. “Jake’s reputation perfectly syncs with what Agency Arms is founded on and we couldn’t be prouder of this new collaboration.”

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For more information about Agency Arms and Jake Hoback knives please visit:

About Agency Arms:

Agency Arms was created in January of 2015 by weapon operators who were interested more in the functionality of a firearm than the visual appeal. Agency Arms is a Veteran and LEO owned company that specializes in aftermarket weapon modifications and manufacturing. Headquartered out of Camarillo, California, Agency Arms is the leading edge in ergonomic frame modifications, slide lightening redesigns, hand tuned trigger work, and aftermarket accessories manufacturing.

About Jake Hoback Knives:

Jake Hoback started making knives in 1990 in his back yard, pounding them out on a huge chunk of steel with a framing hammer and fence post nails.  Guided by an unwavering faith, and committed to innovation in design and workmanship, the Idaho-based company has grown into an industry-leading provider of quality knives and accessories.  Rugged, reliable, and precision-engineered, Jake Hoback knives are crafted of the finest, most durable materials available — built to be tools, not just trophies. Jake’s knives are proudly carried and collected by the military, law enforcement, and knife enthusiasts around the world.

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  1. I don’t mind the look of the knife. The problem is, most of those angular, snarky looking knives are painfully uncomfortable to hold onto. I’m a bit of a knife nut, and own a bunch of Gerber, CRKT, and others that live in the safe because all those cool pointy edges prevent a good hold and poke you in uncomfortable ways if you really are bearing down on a cut.

  2. Excellent exhibition/collector item, I should say. People buying out Hinderer stuff will definitely appreciate.

  3. You realize Hillary will give you only $50 a piece for them in her guns and knives mandatory “buyback” program, right?


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