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Boker Hunter vs Boker Scout

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by ASBOB, Feb 10, 2018.

  1. ASBOB

    ASBOB Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 8, 2008
    I'm looking at the Boker Hunter vs. the full sized Boker Scout. Both are lockbacks, both are roughly the same size. Hunter has a 440C blade, Scout has N690. Other than that, and choice of scales, any other differences? Anyone prefer one model over the other for any reason?
  2. knarfeng

    knarfeng senex morosus moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Jul 30, 2006
    You mean between these? ...

    440C vs. N690
    STAG vs. Micarta.
    saber grind vs. full flat grind.

    the lockback hunter sure is pretty, but I'm just a user kind of guy and..
    N690 holds an edge noticeably better than 440C
    For a user, I prefer Micarta. It's harder to damage.
    IMO full flat grind does a better job as a slicer than the saber grind.

    So if it were I, I would choose the "Davis Classic Hunter". YMMV.
  3. ASBOB

    ASBOB Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 8, 2008
    Thanks. You got the Lockback Hunter right, but I was choosing between the Hunter and the Scout below. Any preference between these two?[​IMG] en it and the Lockback Scout
  4. ASBOB

    ASBOB Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 8, 2008
    Sorry, this should go in the Boker forum. Reposting there.

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