Benchmade/ chinese parts and in some models completely chinese made
Spyderco/ chinese parts et al.,
Kershaw/zt - same
Buck - all has been for year's now
Schrade - same
Shall i continue?
Seriously, I am using facts.
Five seconds on any major blade shop...
If integrity is buy stamped "made in murica" with chinese slave labor parts
Or buy chinese using murican designs
I see no integrity in either.
Tis why I have been of late NOT buying many new knives and switching my gears to adopt a different approach
At an average of $15 versus the chinese parts, put together in usa $250 versions
Many budget minded people will take the chance, especially since using amazon you can return if they are bad.
Additionally, I have had bad factory new PMIIs and Enduras and numerous benchmades -
Ever owned one?
Understand, our patents are not internationally recognized. Stolen would mean they need to recognize our laws.
More importantly, every major namebrand knife maker utilizes cheap chinese labor, every single one, at some stage. Seriously, this murica attitude is why they...
Havent had any problems with Benchmade or Ganzo, and own both, to be honest given price points and the simple fact that I use knives versus worship them as idols, the Ganzos are extremely durable, well made and solid knives.
After destruction testing several and side by side testing versus...
The name says it all, google it, asheville steel -
This Para-EST Estiletto features a CPM-S30V stainless steel double edge clip point blade with a plain primary cutting edge and serrated spine. The handle is black 6061-T6 aluminum with tactical black fittings and a milled pattern for extra...
I agree fully, another really fun steel is 8Cr13MoV, I prefer it too AuS8 honestly - its all about how they temper it and what you are using it for. My daily use Spyderco is a Endura 4 in Vg-10 or my personal favorite (replacing the original cqc7 benchmade/emerson designed) Paramilitary II in...