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A $25 SOG was my first. I just got a Marfione MSG 3.5 with copper inlays.
Benchmade Proper micarta slip joint.
My teenage kids got me a Benchmade 318 Proper friction folder for my office.
Spyderco Para2 Tanto. They were once going for about $185. Now you will pay double (or more) for one on the secondary market.
I love the knife...
Shooter’s Bible Guide to Knives (second edition) is a very good book with great pictures.
Ontario Joe Pardue Utilitac II
The Accountant - fight on the farm.
Chris Reeve Pacific for a fixed blade and a CRK large Inkosi with wood scales and Damascus blade.
Definitely look at a Bradford G4.
Knife with a story (fixed) - Matt Would Go by Buck.
Hogue EX-F03 Hawkbill. It also has a very good sheath.
Chris Reeve Pacific is super solid. Relatively expensive.
Bradford also makes great fixed blades.
Spyderco Para2 tanto. Originally for sale from Knifcenter for about $185.00. Now they are selling for twice that much or more on EBay.
Another vote for Chris Reeve Knives
I really enjoy opening and closing my knives with one hand so lock stick “won”.
The Emerson Wave
Medford Knife - Micro Praetorian G
Bradford Larkin and his wife (Bradford Knives)