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Knife recommendations?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Dsun, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. Dsun


    Sep 6, 2015
    Hey all,
    I recently sold off a bit of my collection and made about 400usd. I would like to inquire about some of the high end knives that I can purchase for that price. I'm new to high end knives so any feedback is greatly appreciated.
  2. link2derek


    Oct 8, 2010
    Welcome! I say get a Sebenza (there are many, many models to choose from). The small is about $350; the Large is about $410 (new). And they show up on the Exchange here from time to time as well.

    Here's my small Insingo - love this knife - it just oozes quality:

    Last edited: Dec 21, 2015
  3. marcinek


    Jan 9, 2007
    That doesn't give us much to go on.

    Fixed or folding?
    What do do with your knives?
    Do you enjoy sharpening?

    That should give us something to start with.
  4. strategy9

    strategy9 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 27, 2015
    Fixed, folders, high wear resistance, great toughness, exotic handke materials, 3" or 5"? So many parameters what criteria do you prefer in a knife???

    Go to bladeHQ and knifecenter, and use their search criteria to look in your price range(s) go see what you like.. The two will have a lot of overlap, but often have a few different models/brands in their respective stock as well... I use those two sites because they have the best search features IMO.

    Or, check the exchange and also the custom knife maker forums here, and see if there are any cutoms you may be interested in...
  5. cut it out

    cut it out Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 11, 2010
    If it was me I'd go sebenza. I truly love mine. And as a knife guy you will always wonder about them. If you have the cash now you won't be out later if you decide to sell it. Might lose a little but will still have most of he money you spent on it to get whatever else you wantN
  6. cut it out

    cut it out Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 11, 2010
    If you buy anything else and decide you don't want it and sell it you'll probably have to save up again to get the sebenza. Jmo
  7. Seriousbladeno1


    Sep 11, 2014
    I would go with Busse,Randall,Cold Steel,Down Under Knives or Himalayan Imports,large blades.....Folders,I like classics such as Case.
  8. exmaxima


    Jan 30, 2006
    I would take a hard look at the Benchmade 761. Similar to Sebenza in many ways, but rides on ball bearings and much better blade steel (Sebenza s35vn gets dull way too easy).
  9. Mrbladedude


    Aug 2, 2010
    Bark River
  10. GatorFlash1

    GatorFlash1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 28, 2012
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  11. Sonnydaze

    Sonnydaze Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 6, 2009
    Brad Southard AVO

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