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What becker knives must a Beckerhead Have ?

Discussion in 'Becker Knife & Tool' started by nutoknives, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. nutoknives

    nutoknives Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2011
    Just like the title says just curious as to what knives the Beckerheads must have all of them is an answer but what 5 are a must
  2. NixKustoms

    NixKustoms Sheath and Knife Maker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 30, 2010
    All production models, and as many non production as you can find/afford.


  3. mrn8


    Jun 8, 2007
    I'd say a 9, 2, and 14 would cover anyone well. They also represent the spirit of the Becker line well. If you want Ethan's dream knife, then add the 16 to the mix, though I personally prefer the 15 in that series.
  4. nutoknives

    nutoknives Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2011
    From what I can tell from seeing and reading all the threads a BK9,2,11,14, and I guess #1
  5. wasatchdan


    Jan 6, 2007
    I agree with MWTIC. You gotta get them all.

    But if you're set on only five Beckers, then I'd say a 2 is a must, since that seems to be the gateway Becker for most people. Follow that with a 14, since the Eskabar seems to be the second favorite gateway Becker. A 9 you have to get; they don't call it the King for nothing. A 16 or 17 is also a must. The 17 is crazy popular among Beckerheads, and for good reason. The fifth? Well, I'll leave the fifth choice up to you. My choice is the 5; it's just about my favorite Becker. But my Machax has proven to be a damned useful blade as well. And I love the 15, it's like a 5, but tinier.

    Nope, MWTIC was right. Get them all. I can't pick just five. :D
  6. tincansurvival


    Feb 8, 2012
    I agree with 9, 2, 14/11. I would throw a 16/17 into that mix for my personal preference.
  7. NixKustoms

    NixKustoms Sheath and Knife Maker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 30, 2010
    That is about what Ethan says. The 2,9, &14/11 ar all you really need. With those three you can do anything!
  8. The Warrior

    The Warrior Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Mar 11, 2011
    +1, my first 3.
  9. Uncle Malice

    Uncle Malice

    May 13, 2012
    That's a hard list, I think...

    2 - obviously...
    9 - obviously...

    15/16/17 - Tweener of your choice... I went with the 16... but I'm considering trading it for a 17... 16 is too similar to my ESEE 4 and without factory micarta... I prefer the 4. Similar size clip point would be nice.
    11/14 - One of these should probably be a requirement. I don't have one yet, but I'm quite interested in the 11 w/ micarta. I just don't like that with the micarta it's the same price as a 7 or 9. :p

    4 - Maybe... It's a really cool blade... but I like the 9 better. Still haven't been convinced to sell or trade it yet though.
    5 - Probably... I don't have one yet... but I'm quite interested. Looks like a great blade.
    12 - Definitely one of my favorites. It sucks that it doesn't get the recognition that it deserves since it's more expensive... not Ka-Bar produced... and sold exclusively through KW. A really great blade.

    1 - Honorable mention... I'm VERY interested in this... but I won't count it since it's out of production. I have heard that it's making a comeback... and if that is the case, I will be one of the first in line for this monster.
  10. Chameleonbear


    Aug 14, 2008

    That would be my suggestion.
  11. NixKustoms

    NixKustoms Sheath and Knife Maker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 30, 2010
    You know you want to have them all........:D


    There are still a few that I want/need to get. ;)
  12. Captain Airyca

    Captain Airyca Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 23, 2011
    Do you have any specific needs?
  13. Murphnuge

    Murphnuge Moderator Moderator

    Feb 27, 2010
    A user.
  14. Guyon

    Guyon Biscuit Whisperer Staff Member Super Mod Gold Member

    Mar 15, 2000
    We're running a special this month. You only need any ten. :p :D


    Five essentials?
    My money's on the 2, 9, 14, 16 and a wild card of your choosing.
  15. NixKustoms

    NixKustoms Sheath and Knife Maker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 30, 2010
    Someone took a new picture of their knives :D
  16. RogueBowie


    Nov 16, 2011
    whichever tweener suits your uses best
  17. Jonny1280


    Jan 5, 2012
    2, 5, 9, 11, 16

    Anyone who tells you different is obviously high on micarta dust and paint stripper. :D

    Although, a 4, 7, 10, 14, 15 combo should serve anyone just fine.

    And there's the always popular 1, 3, 6, 13, 17.

  18. DerekH

    DerekH Handsome According to my Mother Moderator

    Nov 18, 2010
    Need? Heck, you can get by with three.

    2, 9, 14

    But if you want to have five, I say add a 5 and a 16 or 17 to that and you will have all the knife you will ever need.
  19. Murphnuge

    Murphnuge Moderator Moderator

    Feb 27, 2010
    14, 16,10, 4, 6 & 9. Anything else is just icing.
  20. CowboyStyle


    Dec 25, 2011
    bk 2 ,5,9,14,16 covers most tasks.

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