$600++ for a knife?

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  1. nrajeff

    nrajeff

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    Benchmades are pretty good. If you are looking to add to your collection, I still have my 2 for sale:

    1. Mini Reflex auto, very early Bali Song, combo edge satin/blasted/ stonewashed blade, no safety, excellent condition, but no box.

    2. Bali Song Weehawk, from late 80s or early 90s, excellent with original box. (That one exceeds your $140 limit, though)
     
  2. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    For a fixed blade Scandi grind I don't think you can beat the Mora for value.
     
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  3. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy

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    I agree. Razor sharp and usually less than $10 for the basic.

    Can't be beat...
     
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  4. Glock-O-Rican

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    Well if you want to see some pretty nice knive by a guy who knows what a Knife need do, my buddy Nephew is that New Maker. His Bio explain where hear leaned his craft, how to build, and use a Knife went nessary at work.

    https://www.weimycutlery.com/gallery

    Let just say he is a Veteran.
     
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  5. Fox

    Fox Varmit Control

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    MSRP for a Ruger 1911 is $829,
    MSRP for a functional Hi Point pistol is $199.

    Since you value cheap, but whatever.


     
  6. clancy

    clancy Oh, for a muse of fire

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    I am really not sure what your issue with me is, whether it is personal, or if I may have in the past offended you in some way. In all honesty, I don't really care. Regardless of what the problem you have with me is, I will take the high road and make use of the ignore button.
     
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  7. bdcochran

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    Thank you. I am sure that it might be better.

    Yeah. I was considering a Para 2.

    What stops me? The blade length is the same as the Endura - a plus.
    I want a longer blade on my carry knife AFTER shtf (other than potentially getting mugged on my daily walk in the neighborhood). For that purpose, I have multiple Spyderco Police models.

    If you see on a school campus, I will be hauling a suitcase on wheels because I simply cannot carry the requisite books in a back pack. In the suitcase is Spyderco Police model. This is in addition to the Endura in my pants pocket. And for a while in this epidemic, I carried a Police model as an edc.
     
  8. ronj1

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    Look up Walter Gregg knives. Hand made. Mastodon Ivory scales. Very intricate work.
     
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  9. ThatGuyYouKnow

    ThatGuyYouKnow Custom Title Goes Here

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    If a knife has a four-figure price tag, it better have a hand-forged blade by a certified master. At the least.
     
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  10. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    I carry a PM2 with a 52100 blade and a true carbon fiber handle. The steel stains like high carbon does, so it’s ugly as sin, bit it sharpens well and holds a razor edge for a very long time, just as high carbon should.

    I paid a painfully extracted $175 for it, but it’s been my constant companion for over two years now.
     
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  11. tuica

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    Busse Combat NMFSH {Nuclear Meltdown Fusion Steel Heart} Bumblebee “Fatty.” Paid $400 used awhile back. Haven’t made them for years. But you can find unused ones on Bladeforums for around $600.

    9.5“ blade. .33” thick. INFI Steel. Jerry Busse invented his own proprietary steel. Lifetime Warranty. But you’ll never need that.
     
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  12. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy

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    Agreed. My PM2 rides in my pocket every single day. No matter how many knives I buy, it will never be replaced as my edc.

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  13. RSCamaro

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    Different categorie, that’s a dagger. And one that looks to be nicely made too boot.

    ...Ron
     
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  14. M&P15T

    M&P15T Well I'll Be Dipped!!!

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    There are so many products out there on the high-end market, that have prices that leave me gasping.

    But then I remember, there are people out there for whom money is 0 issue, and will pay whatever they have to, to get what they want.

    $600 for a knife? Really, that's like a penny to some people.

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    I can't find anything on those knives. Link?
     
  16. Hannie Caulder

    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

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    The Navy SEAL Museum in Ft. Pierce gave me this knife in appreciation for the donation I made to Trident House. I was thinking about giving it to BF, but it's still in my purse.


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  17. Sherlock913

    Sherlock913 If the coronavirus doesn't take you out, can I?

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    Good point, bayonets are a different category.

    This one is for a ‘91 Carcano Truppe Speciali, made in 1917.
     
  18. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy

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    Well, it's $480 away from being a $600 knife, but damn do I like it!!

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    Was just delivered 20 min ago, so I can't say much about it just yet, but I have a feeling we're going to become great friends.
     
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  19. PeterG

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    Once I broke the $100.00 threshold spending money on knives became habit forming.

    I don’t buy custom(at least not yet) but highend production knives I believe are a worthy investment, If the price is right.


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  20. bamabrad22

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    To each their own. I know several folks that absolutely love knives, high end ones. I like them myself. If I was single and didn’t have a family and a $6,000.00 knife appealed to me I’d get it. Just like firearms. $3,000.00+ Scars and $3,000.00+ 1911’s appeal to folks when a Glock, Ruger or Springfield will do just fine. There are some very nice blades in this thread, several I would be proud to own. I don’t know why so many keep asking why...couple of my favorites. [​IMG]
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