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Old 07-14-2012, 11:01   #441
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Originally Posted by syntaxerrorsix View Post
Speaking for myself, yes, frequently. Sometimes they are great deals picked up on the secondary market and sometimes it's a knife that isn't stocked locally so it's purchased online. Sometimes it is an impulse buy on a brand new piece that isn't as wonderful as I thought it would.

In the grand scheme of things $100 on a knife is trivial. I'm a user and collector.
Originally Posted by NeverMore1701 View Post
I don't know about him, but I've bought several Benchmades online without ever seeing one in person. There are two stores in town that carry them, and only a half dozen or so each. So there's a good chance if I want anything besides a Griptilian variant I'll have to roll the dice. Sometimes it works out, sometimes it doesn't.
That makes sense. I'm lucky I suppose; I have many good knife shops close by that sell all the major brands.
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