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Crazy Benchmade Coupon - What would you get?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Gravy, Aug 12, 2018.

  1. jstrange

    jstrange

    Mar 31, 2012
    Thanks, might have heard that before but forgot.
     
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  2. sharp_edge

    sharp_edge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 30, 2015
    Or even simpler, OP can sell the coupon for $$ if it is transferable. OP - would you like to entertain this idea?
     
  3. b00n

    b00n Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 15, 2016
    I thought about that too but it's a bit more random. Since it's worth more to somebody wanting an Anthem than somebody who just wants a Bugout. At least that's what the math in my head say (~220$ off vs ~60$ off)
     
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  4. Tommy-Chi

    Tommy-Chi

    864
    May 25, 2017
    Benchmade 133 Fixed Infidel 4.52" D2 Satin Double Edge Dagger Blade, Black Aluminum Handles, Boltaron Sheath ($200 at Knife Center)

    Benchmade 390BK SOCP Folding Knife 4.47" D2 Black Plain Blade, Black G10 Handles ($179 at Knife Center)

    Benchmade 15200DLC Altitude Fixed 3.08" S90V Black DLC Blade, Carbon Fiber Micro and G10 Scales, Black Boltaron Sheath ($195 at KnifeCenter)

    OR you could get the Anthem and make everyone happy!
     
  5. ucfgrad93

    ucfgrad93

    365
    Dec 13, 2017
    Griptilian 556-1
     
  6. SpySmasher

    SpySmasher Lead Guitar Platinum Member

    Sep 1, 2016
    I'd probably go for a customized crooked river.
     
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  7. Bucketz21

    Bucketz21

    81
    Mar 3, 2013
    why haven't you few folks liked your anthems? i thought it'd be pretty legit with the omega springs and plasticy sounds gone...it's at the top of my to-do list

    i say anthem for coupon value regardless OP
     
  8. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp The Looking Edge Sharpening Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 30, 2016
    Get the Anthem for $200, sell it for $375 here and then buy a 940-2. Then you've gotten one of the best knives on the market for free.
     
  9. Gravy

    Gravy Gold Member Gold Member

    354
    Dec 16, 2014
    The coupon isn't transferable. Plus it needs to be shipped to where I work, anywhere else and it will raise some red flags to the higher ups.
     
  10. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp The Looking Edge Sharpening Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 30, 2016
    Its more like a recoil spring in a pistol. Instead of being omega shaped and fitting into the scale or liner it's a coil spring over a guide rod that pushes the lock bar up from the rear. Thats whay the screw on the back of the handle are for. They anchor the lock spring assembly.
     
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  11. wensynch

    wensynch

    787
    Apr 30, 2016
    Buy me this:

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    BM87
     
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  12. stormyone

    stormyone

    912
    Dec 19, 2006
    Crooked River
     
  13. halflife78

    halflife78 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    254
    Mar 9, 2016
    Explain to me how 60% off MSRP isn’t a good deal? You do understand MAP is 15% off MSRP, so he’s getting an additional 45% off MAP.
     
  14. Ashevillain

    Ashevillain

    25
    Jun 13, 2018
    Benchmade is a company I wish I liked more. I have a 710 and that'll probably be the only one, even their more expensive designs just dont look right.
     
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  15. kbirk2003

    kbirk2003

    58
    Jul 13, 2018
    Use this great opportunity to buy the pinnacle of all Benchmade products:




































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  16. Murdamook

    Murdamook Basic Member Basic Member

    662
    Nov 3, 2010
    Except Benchmade uses MAAP which sets a bottom line. Dealers don’t get to deduct 50% off of MSRP when it comes to Benchmade products. This has been the case for some time now.
     
  17. Keyman

    Keyman KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 26, 2001
    Get the Anthem.
    It is the best axis lock knife available today, period.
    Yes, I have owned and handled (& re-handled) the majority of benchmades models..........& I’m telling you the Anthem is monumental.
    Get it while you can, especially at your discounted price.
    That is an awesome deal!
     
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  18. Makael

    Makael KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 17, 2015
    Agreed. Great deal.
     
  19. halflife78

    halflife78 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    254
    Mar 9, 2016
    Yes they can, as long as they don’t publicly advertise Benchmade products they can set a sticker price of whatever they want. Got a local store that sets an avg sticker price of 20% off, and another one in my wife’s hometown does 30% off on avg. Neither advertise publicly.
     
  20. BMCGear

    BMCGear Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2014
    Some local dealers may do this and get away with it (I have one as well) but online dealers will not lower their price. They will tell you that it goes against the contract Benchmade makes them sign. After the Crooked River went up in price I found an online dealer that had one old stock with the original price. I contacted the dealer I normally buy from with the link and was told they could not match the price as it was against their contract with Benchmade. By the time I got the email telling me no the other site raised their price.
     

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