What knife do you carry?

Topics that do not fit anywhere else. Absolutely NO discussions of religion, race, or immigration!

Moderators: Charles L. Cotton, carlson1


WTR
Senior Member
Posts: 1120
Joined: Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:41 pm

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.


george
Senior Member
Posts: 1120
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2005 8:55 pm
Location: South Carolina

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.
... holding His hand.
NRA endowment member
TSRA life member


strogg
Member
Posts: 98
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:51 pm
Location: DFW (Denton County)

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.


Topic author
GreenMan0352
Member
Posts: 56
Joined: Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:42 pm
Location: Denver city

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.


BBYC
Junior Member
Posts: 43
Joined: Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:32 pm

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.
Keep your powder dry.

User avatar

Bitter Clinger
Senior Member
Posts: 1609
Joined: Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:16 pm
Location: North Dallas

Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby Bitter Clinger » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:32 pm

Image
"You may all go to Chicago, and I will go to Texas." - Davy Crockett
"Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything." - Wyatt Earp
NRA Life Member
לעולם לא תשכח


CZp10
Banned
Posts: 86
Joined: Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:39 am
Location: DFW

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:

User avatar

carlson1
Moderator
Posts: 8964
Joined: Sat Dec 03, 2005 1:11 am

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.
...

:iagree:

You can also buy form Optics Planet, get the same discount, and they have great sales from time to time.
Image


Return to “Off-Topic”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: kbarrick and 7 guests