New vs Old

Are you a new knife person or a vintage knife person?

  • Strictly new knives for me, I like to break them in

    Votes: 9 13.6%
  • I am only interested in the latest technology

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Pre-owned knives give me the creeps

    Votes: 1 1.5%
  • I will buy whatever catches my fancy, new or old doesn’t matter

    Votes: 51 77.3%
  • I like classic proven knives that have widthstood the test of time

    Votes: 5 7.6%
  • Older knives have interesting character and historical relevance

    Votes: 12 18.2%
  • It depends on my intended use

    Votes: 10 15.2%

  • Total voters
Mar 24, 2020
I buy to use the knife.
But... I'm leary of buying used as I'm a bit concerned of buying a fake.
Also I prefer a lock on the blade. Having a knife snap back down gives me the heeby jeebies.

Bob Denman

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Jul 20, 2021
I grew up in area where knife-making was a big deal in the 19th Century. As a result: I'm always looking for a knife from those old forges.
But I DO love the new steels also!