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    Check your Pm's Harvey

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushwolf View Post
    The ESEE 4 is an awesome blade, the handle is a bit small for some folks though so be sure you like how it fits your hand before buying.
    I plan on holding every knife in the store. I have kind of small hands anyway. That is one reason I don't think I would like a Becker, but I have never held one so I will have to wait and see when I get there.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ahnkochee View Post
    Get the Condor Village Parang, and with the change take her out to a nice dinner.
    We already have plans for dinner while we are there, but this my be my only chance to get a $100 dollar knife. Plus I already have a parang that I hardly ever use. It is not a condor, but I most only use it in the garden cutting corn stalks anyway.
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    I like the looks of the Ontario Rat-3.

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    I'm in the same predicament.... Gonna be there next month...choices, choices.

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    Personaly I would look into the ESEEs over the Ontario RAT series, same knives but with better fit/finish, heat treat, and sheaths.

    Check out the Becker "tweeners" too, I really like the looks of the BK-16, its not bulky like the other beckers, but still plenty tough and made out of Ka-Bar's excelent 1095cv carbon steel.

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    My opinion, which isnt worth a flip, would be try everything even remotely interesting on for size and handling. Then after making all the pertinent observations order a fine knife from one of our fellow, or lady, forum members. You know, buy locally so to speak. I'm sure you would get a fine knife and I know they would appreciate the sales.

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    If I were in this situation, I would get one of these,
    http://www.smkw.com/webapp/eCommerce...r/BKBO296.html

    Plus one of these,
    http://www.smkw.com/webapp/eCommerce...TC175HB28.html

    You may have change left over if the taxman is good to you.

    Happy Anniverary too!

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    a BK16 and a couple of rough rider slip joints.

    i went there last year and picked up some of the rough riders for me and one for my daughter. they are anice little knife for a low price

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    Becker BK 16

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