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#5784001 - 06/11/15 08:09 AM Finally broke down and got a Benchmade
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Registered: 07/03/12
Posts: 4873
Loc: Central Texas
Wife had sent me off while she shopped in Waco. Told me to go kill some time at Cabelas. I roamed around and could NOT find a thing I needed, not even 22 LR ammo (which they had plenty of), so I wandered over to the knife section. Looked at many knives. Didn't really plan to buy one, and particularly not an expensive one, but the Benchmade Griptilian 2 (the larger one) was about the right size and real easy to open one handed. So I bought it and have been using it. IT is REALLY sharp. Can't say yet that the edge holding ability is about normal or above normal, but time will tell.

I don't clip the knife on me, but just stick it in my pocket. I could do without that clip, but don't have any sort of square or star drive small enough to remove it.

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#5784473 - 06/11/15 12:13 PM Re: Finally broke down and got a Benchmade [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 17067
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Just looked the knife up. It looks very functional and I hear Benchmade has excellent customer service.
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#5784492 - 06/11/15 12:27 PM Re: Finally broke down and got a Benchmade [Re: 603Country]
blackcoal Offline
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Registered: 01/19/12
Posts: 7568
Loc: 60 Mi North of DFW
Tell Benchmark your problem and let them correct it...
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#5785032 - 06/11/15 05:52 PM Re: Finally broke down and got a Benchmade [Re: 603Country]
trapperben Online   content
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Registered: 11/11/14
Posts: 149
Loc: Lubbock and Texas
They sell a tool kit. I have two Benchmades , the Gryptilian I also use as a pocket knife and a bone collector skinning knife. Both are D2 steel. I think you will like it. The clip does not bother me though I do not use it either.

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#5785095 - 06/11/15 06:23 PM Re: Finally broke down and got a Benchmade [Re: 603Country]
Dink Dodger Online   content
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Registered: 09/14/05
Posts: 1117
Loc: Lewisville Tx
I have a mini grip and really like it. I wish they made one about 3/4" shorter when closed.
I also use the clip.

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#5785491 - 06/11/15 10:52 PM Re: Finally broke down and got a Benchmade [Re: 603Country]
bucksnbass357 Offline
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Registered: 12/20/09
Posts: 6458
Loc: Grapevine, TX USA
Congrats on a very fine knife.

Benchmade makes a mighty fine product.

I carry one every day and have for years.

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#5785794 - 06/12/15 10:21 AM Re: Finally broke down and got a Benchmade [Re: 603Country]
Reverseseven Offline
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Registered: 10/14/11
Posts: 2328
Loc: Weatherford
I have had a griptilian for a couple years and just bought a nakamura 484-1. I really like this knife. Very sharp and not very heavy.

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#5786958 - 06/13/15 08:38 AM Re: Finally broke down and got a Benchmade [Re: 603Country]
d.g.ruff Offline
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Registered: 08/11/06
Posts: 7425
Loc: Pottsboro Tx.
You need to get you a little torx multi bit set. They come in real handy on today's factory made folders. Those clips will eat your pockets up.
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#5787772 - 06/13/15 08:50 PM Re: Finally broke down and got a Benchmade [Re: 603Country]
FiremanJG Offline
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Registered: 12/16/08
Posts: 17893
Loc: Wolfe City, TX
I carry a Torrent with 154 CM, and it has been the best pocket knife I've ever carried. I can get it sharper and ot stays sharp longer. In the past I had one feaute or the other. Easy to sharpen meant soft and didn't stay sharp. Or I've got better at sharpening.
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