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5.11 Investigator Knife

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by walkin' trails, Aug 4, 2010.


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  1. walkin' trails

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    5.11 has apparently discontinuted their original product line of folding knives. I got an email from my local cop shop a couple of weeks ago advertising the Investigator model for half price. I went in and bought one of the last ones they had in stock. The blade is a 3" half serrated tanto in 154 steel. The grip panels are G10. For $40 bucks, I thought that was a heck of a good deal. The knife seems to be pretty well engineered and robust for its size. I checked 5.11's current line and their present line of blades are priced a little less but use AUS8 instead of th 154. I like 154 because it takes an edge, seems to hold an edge, and is much easier to sharpen than other steels.

    Anyone had any experiences with the now-discontinued 5.11 line of knives?
     

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    It IS.

    Do they happen to have any left? If SO, hook a brother up!
     

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    bought their first responder tanto knife at half price and it has an s30v crucible steel blade and its been phenomenal so far
     
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    About 2 hrs after I bought mine, a co-worker called them and was told they were sold out. Check some of the on-line knife vendors. They may still have them.
     
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    I did, and they do, but even "on sale", they're about $70+.

    For that price, I'll sink it into something else, but for $40, I'd buy one any day of the week and probably two on Sunday.
     
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    #7 TRMN8R, Aug 4, 2010
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