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Fixed blade to give as a gift

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by erhodes, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. erhodes

    erhodes Gold Member Gold Member

    493
    Jan 30, 2012
    Ok. My brother in law wants a fixed blade to carry with him while at work that uses a leather belt sheath. I told him something with a 3 to 4 inch blade would probably work beat for him and he agreed. He doesn't want anything that looks military or tactical though and by that he meams he wants something that has a wood looking handle or at least something that is not the black style handle. He is also a big fan of tanto style blade. That's not necessary but if there is one out there like that he would probably really like it.

    trying to keep the budget to around $100

    lets hear some ideas

    by the way he liked the benchmade saddle mountain hunter style blade as well.
     
  2. ZRXRICH

    ZRXRICH

    8
    Oct 4, 2008
    BK 16, Best bang for buck
     
  3. collim1

    collim1

    Aug 14, 2014
    Mora Classic Original #1.
     
  4. Noswad0208

    Noswad0208

    Sep 8, 2014
    BK24 with orange scales. :thumbup:
     
  5. mec003

    mec003 Basic Member Basic Member

    812
    Jan 1, 2015
    I will second the bk24 (although I've only had my 14 since yesterday). I love the blade, but I'm not sold on the factory sheath. The knife with custom scales and a leather sheath would probably run about $100. The bk16 is a great knife, but definately not what I would want at work. It is bulkier to carry than a 14 or 24. And either of the smaller blades should be more than capable of most work tasks.
     
  6. mqqn

    mqqn Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 12, 2009
  7. jfk1110

    jfk1110 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2013
    Dpx hest II safari , and the woodsman models. Great knives with the leather sheaths u are looking for
     
  8. erhodes

    erhodes Gold Member Gold Member

    493
    Jan 30, 2012
    Really like the look of that custom. I think the dpx would work as well if it didn't have the black coating on the blade
     
  9. erhodes

    erhodes Gold Member Gold Member

    493
    Jan 30, 2012
    Just saw the woodsman is stonewashed finish. That is nice
     
  10. EChoil

    EChoil Banned BANNED

    May 22, 2014
    Yeah the HEST II Woodsman/Safari is excellent. He'll like the pry tool too.

    Mine is satin Sleipner. No coating. Perfect knife.
     

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