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what is the most money you would spend on a knife?

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by aficianado, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. Feb 20, 2013 at 9:06 AM
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    OH-MAN

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    Back in my working days if I carried a nice $100.00 knife I would allways lose it, crawling in tight places or in ditches.
    Bought a cheepo $20.00 one and had it for years!!!!

    Quality costs more at first but pays in the long term.
     
  2. Feb 20, 2013 at 9:07 AM
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    i bought my pocket knife for like 60 bucks 4 years ago... still in awesome shape and i use it all the time. sometimes you get what you pay for, knives are one of those things.
     
  3. Feb 20, 2013 at 9:33 AM
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    I've got a couple Benchmades that I paid about $150 each for. No regrets awesome well made knives.
     
  4. Feb 20, 2013 at 9:55 AM
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  5. Feb 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM
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    Many consider S30V the best knife steel ever made. Buck knife said: "Possibly the best steel for knife making" You can pick one for under $200.00
     
  6. Feb 21, 2013 at 9:14 PM
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    Same here.

    I'd spend $50-$150 on an awesome titanium or stainless dive knife and lose it after 2 or 3 dives.

    I made one by cutting down a steak knife... and made 3 more since I figured I'd lose it.

    I ended up making 3 more sheaths and gave them to friends.
     
  7. Feb 21, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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    OZ-T

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    This guy lives in the same group of islands as me , awesome artist

    http://cosmoknives.com/
     
  8. Feb 21, 2013 at 9:20 PM
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    My benchmade ran me 129 but I would be willing to spend more when the funds allow
     
  9. Feb 21, 2013 at 9:28 PM
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    i have a kershaw in s30v that i was really hard on. its a much different shape than it was originally due to some arcing and other missfortunes but sharpens up nicely.

    i replaced it with my benchmade in d2 after the assist broke and am still trying to decide which steel i prefer
     
  10. Feb 21, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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    $350 on a ZT561. totally worth it since I waited a year for it and I got it the day it came out
     
  11. Feb 21, 2013 at 9:33 PM
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    there is a place near me that has a class where you can beat out your own damascus blade for much less than buying your own if i remember correctly. there has got to be something like that near you
     
  12. Feb 22, 2013 at 9:22 AM
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    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    That would be awesome to do. I would totally do it if there was something like that near me.
     
  13. Feb 22, 2013 at 1:34 PM
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    that would be bad ass.
     
  14. Mar 5, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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    That sebenza gives me wood. I have been wanting one for years
     
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    Buy a blade blank and a wood blank and try your hand at making one like me...

    I'll post pics when I can.
     
  16. Mar 8, 2013 at 7:44 AM
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    How many of you guys use a $200 + knife?

    I got my Gerber LMF II for $70 the most expensive knife I own and I as bad as this sounds don't want to use it. I am not afraid to use it I really like it. I just don't want to mar it all up. And I have not found my self in a spot that I need it.

    But my Gerber Diesel I use all the time. I use to carry it every day. But I got a lot of looks when I would take it out at work or a legitimate reason. (work in a business environment.) So I swapped over to a good old Swiss army knife. I don't get the strange looks any more. I get people saying me "I should get one of those". Both of those knives are in the $70 ish range.
     
  17. Mar 13, 2013 at 9:18 PM
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    Too bad your too cheap to buy one....

    I DAILY carry and use a Chris Reeve Umnumzaan, kinda actually beat the hell outta it TBH.

    most expensive knives right now would have to be my Chris Reeve sebies large and small with custom graphics, followed closely by the Bark River knives, then Zero Tolerance...

    Also used to make knives, too bad all my equipment to do so is in storage now.
     
  18. Mar 13, 2013 at 9:26 PM
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    I spent $400 on a Benchmade Infidel. Coolest knife I've ever owned and sadly I sold it. :'(
     
  19. Mar 13, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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    this is my go to camping knife, its hard to beat a differentially heat treated truck leaf spring
     
  20. Mar 13, 2013 at 10:17 PM
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    neat!! one swing into that tree? nice.

    i find D2 steel the most difficult to sharpen. i just cant get it as sharp as my others..i like benchmade steel..that 154C2 or whatever..

    S30V, i like it too!!

    nothing gets sharper than high carbon steel. but i have to baby those.
     
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