Hi lynn and crew, welcome to bladeforums! we hope to add many positive and constructive comments andstories to your customer history. Ive been a cold steel fan since 05 and ive bought most of their product line other than non knife items. currently i have my voyager, xl clip point in vg 1 which was my first quality knife, as well as the med version. i have a spartan, recon one, and counter point one. i have two carbon v srks, carbon v recon scout, r 1 military classic, and a newer recontanto.