Premium Subscriptions

AAPK has developed a membership upgrade program to give you the opportunity to pitch in & become a bigger part of making AAPK a more fun & useful place to visit & hang out.

The subscription fees collected from members who upgrade their accounts will be used for current expenses, for adding new features & for making great improvements of all kinds.

In addition to receiving additional perks that are not afforded to standard membership accounts, we hope this effort will give those who sign up the satisfaction of knowing they are helping support the community.

Please check out the three different premium subscription services we are offering below & consider upgrading your account today!


Bronze Tier

Bronze Tier Supporting Member Banner


$20 / year

  • 100 private message limit per folder compared to standard 25
  • Bronze Supporting Member Identification Banner Under Avatar
  • Ability to offer items for sale on the knife forums
    (limit 20 per year)
  • Bronze colored Membership pin back button
    (pictured below)
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Bronze Tier Pin Back Button

Silver Tier

Silver Tier Supporting Member Banner


$30 / year

  • 150 private message limit per folder compared to standard 25
  • Silver Supporting Member Identification Banner Under Avatar
  • Ability to offer items for sale on the knife forums
    (limit 50 per year)
  • Silver colored Membership pin back button
    (pictured below)
  • Links to non-AAPK sites allowed in signatures
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Silver Tier Pin Back Button

Gold Tier

Gold Tier Supporting Member Banner


$40 / year

  • 200 private message limit per folder compared to standard 25
  • Gold Supporting Member Identification Banner Under Avatar
  • Ability to offer items for sale on the knife forums
    (unlimited)
  • Gold colored Membership pin back button
    (pictured below)
  • Links to non-AAPK sites allowed in signatures
  • Access to special content when available

Gold Tier Pin Back Button


A pin back button will be sent to you via standard mail within one week of any upgrade.

New pin designs will be made & sent to supporting members annually. Each new year will feature a new pin design with a unique new images of a classic old knife.

The pins are sure to make a cool little side collection that you can wear on a hat, garment, or badge if you choose to show support in that manner as well!


Additional Details:

Any member who signs up will pay a one-time PayPal fee that will give them all benefits afforded premium supporting member status for one year. When that year nears completion, the member will be sent a reminder with instructions to renew. Members can opt out at any time.

All fees collected will go toward expenses incurred by AAPK & for future improvements & enhancements.


Subscription Fee Usage

Some of our most pressing needs where subscription funds will be applied are shown below:

  • Security Enhancements
  • Improved Backup Methods
  • Server Upgrades
  • Store Platform Upgrades
  • Forum Software Updates
  • New Software Additions