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I'll take the 550HG
For neck carry, I'd go with the izzy 2 and paracord wrap.
You seem to be asking a lot from a sub $75 knife. It also sounds like you are basing this search on what others have said you "need", rather than...
I have never needed the can opener. If I had to, I'd just use the knife. I use a bottle opener frequently and it's handy. Especially when no one...
You can also check out the spyderco tenacious in g10 or carbon fiber and the kershaw leek in carbon fiber. They are solid knives in your price point.
Of those you listed, I'd get a rat1 in D2 with a plain edge.
I don't have anything to add to this that hasn't been mentioned already.
I've had all 3 of the knives you originally asked about.
I will say...
+1 for the Mora
I hate to keep repeating but a Mora is my choice too. I'd recommend the companion or basic. $35 should get you 3 moras to choose from. Or you...
I'm not usually a fan of antler handles. I prefer modern materials. But this one really looks fantastic! Nice work!
I just want to update that I've been loving the mora eldris lately!!
That is stunning!
I've got a Kabar Becker BK11, but it looks like you want something nicer.
I have a few odd blades for trade.
First up is a Spyderco Manix 2 LW. This has been used and shows some signs of wear but has plenty...
This knife is pretty sweet! I didn't even realize they exist. Thanks for sharing. Good luck with the trade mate!
I have GSO 4.1 in 3v and becker bk16 in 1095 crovan. the 16 is my favorite fixed blade. It won't hold an edge quite as long as the 3v, but it's...