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Old 09-04-2021, 1:33 PM
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I’ve got the large upswept and it’s a beast of a blade. I got mine before they changed the name of it. When I purchased mine it caused a major issue with PayPal because of the name. Somehow they thought I was sending money to terrorists.
Right, that's the one I had. Now trying to decide between a Brush Puppy or the "small" Pig Trail. A "small" is a 8" probably 3" wide blade. That's a nice blade. The knife naming police would hate my Swamp Rat TALI (ban) Whacker collection.
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Old 09-04-2021, 2:15 PM
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Old 09-07-2021, 2:32 PM
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Old 09-09-2021, 1:50 PM
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Does it still count if it was free?

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Old 09-09-2021, 4:00 PM
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Does it still count if it was free?

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Yeah, but I cannot see it.

Oh that's odd... I can load the attachment in my reply after I quoted it.



Nice one.

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Old 09-10-2021, 9:01 AM
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Thanks for convincing me to buy another Benchmade ...



I just grabbed the Bugout 535-3 version, without the custom blade engraving.

It's starting to loosen up and smooth out nicely...



I found it locally with a nice price match discount...
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I keep saying I'm done buying knives and then you guys post stuff like this!

Digging the blue on those.
That sealed the deal for me...

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It’s so light right?!

Kept forgetting I have it with me
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As light as it is, it is hard to see the need for a mini bugout version or a mini grip for that matter.

That doesn't mean I'm not still looking...



Now, if I can only find some CF scales for my mini Barrage...
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Old 09-10-2021, 9:18 AM
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I could do some serious damage to my bank account with those...nice.
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Old 09-10-2021, 11:50 AM
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https://knifeworks.com/civivi-tamash...6-2-pre-order/

These look pretty handy for $66 with kydex and clip. For a 4.1" blade like that if it needed kydex, at least $40.
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Old 09-10-2021, 1:58 PM
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I could do some serious damage to my bank account with those...nice.
Looks nice...



If you have too much money, here's an option...
https://knifeworks.com/benchmade-150...-fiber-handle/

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Old 09-10-2021, 6:40 PM
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benchmade-15080bk-191-crooked-river-gold-class
$1500 ? That clip sucks on a $1500 knife. How can there be a $1500 Benchmade? But there it is. I'd buy a Colt Python instead.
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Old 09-11-2021, 10:06 AM
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Old 09-11-2021, 10:09 AM
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Old 09-14-2021, 10:37 AM
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Old 09-14-2021, 7:44 PM
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Very nice! David Brown is super talented with Kydex and a really good guy.
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Spyderco PM2 and Para 3 in Maxamet with Lynch clips


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Old 09-16-2021, 10:55 AM
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Bought a buck knife for hunting and every day use. Survival knife in my bag. Been a fan of Bucks for a long time.
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Old 09-16-2021, 11:42 AM
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Found this Coleman knife for $7, stop laughing it's my new Baler twine cutter once I put a lanyard on it and hang it by the bales. I use the cheap knifes because they walk off once in a while.
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Old 09-16-2021, 8:23 PM
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Found this Coleman knife for $7, stop laughing it's my new Baler twine cutter once I put a lanyard on it and hang it by the bales. I use the cheap knifes because they walk off once in a while.
I like the design except for the recurve but for $7 nit picking, right? scales texture reminds me of a Kizer Klecker Liner lock I have (Ti and S35VN)... Yeah, I have a $10 Mora in the garage by the weed eater line and sprinkler heads. Dandelion roots hate the Mora. Have a few crappy Big5 liner locks in desk drawers... usually cannot bring myself to use them because I always have a knife, but... they do cut something sometimes with some effort. Tell the truth, does the flipper really work?


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Old 09-17-2021, 6:09 AM
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No matter the price, I just can't bring myself to buy made in China, especially after the Covid, and Benchmade knives because of their stand on 2nd Amendment.
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Old 09-17-2021, 7:38 AM
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No matter the price, I just can't bring myself to buy made in China, especially after the Covid, and Benchmade knives because of their stand on 2nd Amendment.
Yeah, especially after Covid. I get it though, some nice knives can be made in China. Like a lot of things with nice design, sturdy engineering, good quality control, fit and finish, materials... they still cost you. Look at the fancier foreign made Spyderco's... just buy something made in Golden Colorado, USA. If they have nothing you like, buy ZT. I have a tough time buying a $300 knife not made here.

Lots of those cheaper Chinese knives are liner locks too, not many frame locks. I don't need any more cheap import liner locks. I had plenty over the years. They blow.
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Old 09-17-2021, 7:44 AM
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Benchmade knives because of their stand on 2nd Amendment.
When I feel like another Axis I will try Hogue. I hear they do a better Axis lock anyway and the knives look great.
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When I feel like another Axis I will try Hogue. I hear they do a better Axis lock anyway and the knives look great.
The Houge Doug Ritter knife is a much improved Griptllian without buying a Benchmade and funding the Democrats.
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The Houge Doug Ritter knife is a much improved Griptllian without buying a Benchmade and funding the Democrats.
I never had a Grip... used to have many of the Presidios which look similar to me.



I really like this Hogue:


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These Hogue knives look really good. You guys do no favors to my financial future.
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I never had a Grip... used to have many of the Presidios which look similar to me.



I really like this Hogue:

I hadn’t seen that one yet damn it definitely looks like they are doing their take on a Presidio as well! LOL!

F@#$ Benchmade glad that Houge and Ritter are beating them at their own game!!!

Maybe they can clone a Bugout next..

For those that are not aware Doug Ritter has contributed to fighting for knife rights across America.
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^^^ thats the deca. The 2nd gen is due out soon with fewer body screws and a deep carry clip. Thats what im waiting for. I absolutely LOVE the mini RSK I poated above. Hogue is tied with Spyderco at #1 in my book
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