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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby WTR » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:40 am

CZp10 wrote:For those that own Benchmade, are they worth it? I have been thinking of getting one, but haven't pulled the trigger yet, so to speak.


I have carried both Benchmade and Spyderco. I don't understand the price difference to go to Benchmade. The CS has been excellent with both companies.


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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby george » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:43 am

CZp10 wrote:For those that own Benchmade, are they worth it? I have been thinking of getting one, but haven't pulled the trigger yet, so to speak.


If you carry a Glock as a carry gun, I would say no.

If your carry gun is a Wilson/Brown 1911, then definitely yes.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby strogg » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:26 am

CZp10 wrote:For those that own Benchmade, are they worth it? I have been thinking of getting one, but haven't pulled the trigger yet, so to speak.


I personally think so. The build quality on those things are amazing. I've had a lot of knives, but only Benchmade so far has given me the confidence of a solid knife that I won't be afraid of breaking. And I agree with the customer service. I actually went to the HQ in Oregon once while I was in the area. They literally have a team of people who spend their time just re-edging and sharpening knives there.


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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby GreenMan0352 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:06 am

CZp10 wrote:For those that own Benchmade, are they worth it? I have been thinking of getting one, but haven't pulled the trigger yet, so to speak.


I would recomend going to a authorized dealer and handling one in person first. For me they are worth every penny. If your active duty military or a first responder or a veteran you get a 30% discount when ordering from Benchmade. I like them a lot and they use really high quality materials/steel. I have used Spyderco amd don't get me wrong for the price point they are great but they get a lot of their stuff from Taiwan and the Benchmade also felt nicer in my hand. The perfect amount of weight and texture.

Here is what made me decide on Benchmade
1. Lifetime warranty
2. Lifetime sharpening warranty
3. Reputation
4. Made 100% in the USA(some older ones weren't but now they are all US made)

P.S. if you buy make sure they are authorized dealers there are way too many counterfeits out there.


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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby BBYC » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:09 pm

george wrote: If you carry a Glock as a carry gun, I would say no.

I would say yes. Glock and Benchmade are both mid-range tools. Both are mass produced, utilitarian and have polymer handles.

P.S. 154CM is the type of steel, not a model number.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby CZp10 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:21 pm

Thanks to everyone, you all provided very good and usefully information for me. I appreciate your help.
Now the only problem is deciding which one I want, so many good ones to choose from.
Knives aren’t like guns or M&M, right? I can stop after just one? :lol:

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby carlson1 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:39 pm

GreenMan0352 wrote:,,,

I would recomend going to a authorized dealer and handling one in person first. For me they are worth every penny. If your active duty military or a first responder or a veteran you get a 30% discount when ordering from Benchmade.
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You can also buy form Optics Planet, get the same discount, and they have great sales from time to time.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby tbrown » Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:12 pm

Lately I'm carrying a Morakniv Companion in zombie green.

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It's a good size for general use, comfortable in my hand, and light on my belt. The color amuses me but they make it in other colors including basic black for the subtle and "military green" for the tactical.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby Edward Cullen » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:44 am

Benchmade Infidel is a cool knife. I like it
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby ntexaschl » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:40 am

Benchmade AFO II.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby bigity » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:41 am

SOG Flash II with the safety lock removed (prevents blade from opening when engaged - which happens sometimes in your pocket).
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby gtolbert09 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:28 pm

SOG Escape, with seatbelt cutter and glass breaker.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby C-dub » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:31 pm

Cold Steel Recon-1
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I have another small 2-2.5" folder, Kershaw Shuffle. I carry this one most often and when I have my Glock. When I carry the Recon, I usually put it in my right front pocket and that gets in the way of my holster, so I don't carry the recon when I have the Glock with me. When I don't have the Glock I have two knives on me.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby The Annoyed Man » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:35 pm

george wrote:
CZp10 wrote:For those that own Benchmade, are they worth it? I have been thinking of getting one, but haven't pulled the trigger yet, so to speak.


If you carry a Glock as a carry gun, I would say no.

If your carry gun is a Wilson/Brown 1911, then definitely yes.

I carry Glocks, and I carry Benchmade. Yes, it is worth it, regardless of your pistol/caliber choice. The 940 series are just great folders, and the 940-2 like the one I have is simply the perfect EDC knife.......in my opinion.
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