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  1. MTHall720

    MTHall720

    Sep 21, 2010
    ZT 0200 fits your price range and is hefty.
     
  2. sogflash

    sogflash

    Aug 28, 2011
    benchmade adamas 275, it's big and heavy.
     
  3. Leeble611

    Leeble611

    403
    Sep 30, 2009
    cold steel xj voyager 5.5 inch blade can carry it and not worry bout it 55 bucks
     
  4. sqchram

    sqchram

    404
    Jun 22, 2012
    Cold Steel XL Espada G10 version
     
  5. jimnolimit

    jimnolimit

    Oct 28, 2009
    benchmade 810

    3.98" blade
    9.28" overall length
    will run you about $140

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    spyderco military

    4" blade
    9.5" overall length
    will run you about $130

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  6. ONE MORE SET

    ONE MORE SET

    162
    Sep 1, 2012
    Ontario-Hossum Retribution
    Spyderco-Military
    Benchmade-Rukus
     
  7. singularity35

    singularity35

    Mar 1, 2010
    Where can I get a ruckus for less than $200?
     
  8. TriviaMonster

    TriviaMonster

    Jan 2, 2012
    A Ruckus under 200 is a steal! Also, you can get a Benchmade Onslaught (4.3") for under 200. It's got a hole opener, AXIS lock and a nice thin edge grind so it will out cut just about everything in that size category. But, the 810 Contego is a force to be reckoned with. The overly textured grip and proud jimping are the only downsides. The CPM M4 at 62-64Hrc is just a monster. I figure edge retention is better than any BM or Spydie M390 blades. The 810 is also ground thin at the edge with a thick spine so it can cut and slice extremely well. Too be honest, not many knives out perform the Contego blade wise. The deep carry clip and glass breaker make it all the sweeter.
     
  9. Bigfatts

    Bigfatts

    Mar 12, 2012
    Fox Deimos.

    That's it with a Socom Elite, for a size reference:
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    Also available in a "tactical version" with black handles and blade. It's a big buttery smooth flipper.
     
  10. markksr

    markksr

    Mar 15, 2007
    Good call! I have both of those except the Rukus but the Cold Steel Voyager is bigger by far. Pictured is the XL (the Voyager X2 is bigger still).

    While the Retribution and the Military are without a doubt much better knives, when I hear "biggest knife" I still think of the XL Voyager right away...

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  11. MrGlockJock25

    MrGlockJock25

    404
    May 14, 2012
    I would say get a Spyderco Military Sprint.
     
  12. HardTripper

    HardTripper

    Dec 13, 2010
    Spyderco Manix 2 XL, it has XL in the name...
     
  13. yablanowitz

    yablanowitz

    Apr 14, 2006
    Opinel #13. 9" blade, 19 1/2" overall length open. If that isn't big enough, seek professional help.

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  14. botdcypher

    botdcypher

    27
    Aug 23, 2012
    +1 on Opinel #13
     
  15. whetrock

    whetrock

    Nov 13, 2010
    If you want a more modern "tactical" folder I feel that you'd be hard pressed to find a better value in the sub-200 dollar range than the fred and true ZT200. It's quite large and probably the least sheeple friendly folder I own. Also it doesn't feature A/O but rather a flipper which gains points when Murphy's law is taken into consideration. It does have a recurve in it's blade profile and that may or may not enthuse you. Also the G-10 has a great texture to it that provides great traction, but can shred pockets (ok maybe not that drastic but still).
     
  16. kniferbro

    kniferbro

    Jan 22, 2011
    710!!!!
     
  17. Smokinape

    Smokinape

    Jan 21, 2011
    Cold Steel Raja II?
     
  18. socalkid

    socalkid

    217
    Apr 8, 2011
    Hello,

    If you want something thats a great slicer and easy to carry every day then look at the Spyderco Military, Spyderco Police, Spyderco Manic XL, Spyderco Resilience, Benchmade 710, Cold Steel Recon 1, Cold Steel Hold Out 1 or 2. If you want more of a hard use blade that you can use as a club in a pinch check out Zero Tolerance zt200, Benchmade Adams, Cold Steel large Espada, Cold Steel Spartan, Fox Deimos. Ive been edcing my Military for about 2 months and it my favorite of them all. Its not a pry bar! It slices better then any large knife Ive used that I would consider a "tactical" blade. Take your time and figure out what your actually going to use the knife for before you buy it. Also think about how hard it will be to resale it just incase you dont like it. The larger the and heavier the knife the less likely I am to carry it.

    Have a good one,

    Chris
     
  19. elchris123

    elchris123

    40
    Apr 27, 2012
    just go to Cold Steel. They're inexpensive and actually quite a brute of a knife. I personally recommend the Spartan, but if you want really big, look at the Rajah II, as Smokinape said, or the XL Espada like sqchram suggested.

    That Opinel is just ridiculous, its like something Id hang on the wall above the fire place =]
     

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