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Which kershaw bought 2 bit leaning to trade blur

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Earl1, May 11, 2018.

  1. Earl1

    Earl1 Basic Member Basic Member

    375
    May 11, 2016
    I am looking at getting another kershaw for my edc rotation. Been looking at the cryo 2 and the blur.
    Ive got the cryo thermite link dividend ferrite and the skyline. I was just wondering what suggestions anyone would have be it a kershaw or another brand. Looking to stay under 50 dollars .
     
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  2. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    Cryo2 is garbage imo, don't buy it.
     
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  3. Spikediesel

    Spikediesel Spare time SAK builder Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    995
    Apr 14, 2018
    Ontario rat 1 in D2 steel, it’s my favorite under $50
     
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  4. SW-EDC

    SW-EDC Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 4, 2015
    Hmm.
    I know you said under $50 but the Link in M390 is awesome. Love mine.
     
  5. Comeuppance

    Comeuppance Fixed Blade EDC Emisssary Gold Member

    Jan 12, 2013
    The Blur is the best of the options you listed; the Skyline is alright but underwhelming, the Cryo has a history of QC issues, and I don’t know much about the Ferrite so I can’t comment on that.

    The Dividend and Link are excellent options as well; there’s quite a bit of experience with and love for the Blur, Link, and Dividend models on this forum. All three are well-suited for EDC tasks, and punch above their price point in quality and utility.
     
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  6. hhmoore

    hhmoore Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014
    Not under $50; but consider the bare knuckle.
    (Avoid the Cryo 2, it really is junk)
     
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  7. MolokaiRider

    MolokaiRider Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 13, 2017

    Spot on.
     
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  8. Cvrobinson

    Cvrobinson Going to hell, anyone need anything Platinum Member

    Dec 19, 2017
    Blur
    A classic onion Kershaw
    It belongs in any kershaw collection
     
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  9. peterbright

    peterbright

    Jul 29, 2016
    The Blur would be my choice especially over the Cryo 2
     
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  10. Lapedog

    Lapedog Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 7, 2016
    I would go for one of the Kershaw Emerson collabs. They are outstanding members of Kershaw’s collection and they come in a bunch of different sizes.
     
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  11. sXePhenomenal

    sXePhenomenal Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2018
    The new Atmos is the best $30 Kershaw out from what I’ve heard that’s what I’d get and if you’d like a non Kershaw the CRKT Caligo is killer at $30 thinking about getting one just because I like the design
     
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  12. mabrowns

    mabrowns

    479
    Apr 18, 2012
    Definitely the Blur USA made plus it comes in many flavors
     
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  13. Ditch-Tiger

    Ditch-Tiger

    627
    Jan 20, 2018
    I've been impressed with my D2 steel will modus in that price range.
     
  14. Earl1

    Earl1 Basic Member Basic Member

    375
    May 11, 2016
    I have the rat 2 in aus 8. Truly a knife that performs well above the 28 dollars I paid for it
     
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  15. Earl1

    Earl1 Basic Member Basic Member

    375
    May 11, 2016
    I would love to have the bare knuckle. I have really considered preordering one but haven't yet.
     
  16. Ditch-Tiger

    Ditch-Tiger

    627
    Jan 20, 2018
    Both of these were around the $50 dollar mark and both are D2. Modus which I mentioned above and RAT II g10/carbon fiber
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  17. Lapedog

    Lapedog Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 7, 2016
    The Kershaw Concierge looks pretty sweet too.
    [​IMG]
     
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  18. jceckrosh

    jceckrosh KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 2, 2016
    Only Kershaw I own is a CQC4KXL. I think it's a nice knife for the price and a good size for me. Good all purpose blade shape, although I guess to some folks it could seem a bit long and pointy. Certainly no pointier than a Leek though. And you can absolutely get it for under $50.
     
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  19. anthonycastorena2014

    anthonycastorena2014

    718
    Nov 27, 2014
    I would get a Kershaw knockout!!! It’s one of the very few kershaw I like. Not sure what they’re running these days but it’s worth the difference if it is over. Seriously it’s a great knife. When I first got back into knives I bought a kershaw tremor, very impressive $20 knife.
     
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  20. Dfunk1210

    Dfunk1210

    591
    Apr 7, 2015
    I second the Knockout. Hands down
     
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