Hey Folks, It is not often that I am impressed enough to actually speak up about something well worth the money or effort or time, but I will make an exception now. I just received the BK-2 and BK-14 today and am truly impressed with the BK-2. It is hefty, substantial, 'manly' if you will, and sharp enough out of the box to cut through the yucca, cholla, century plants, and mesquite in my backyard like they were balsa wood. Needless to say, I was instantly attracted to the beefy, ready-for-action blade and the handle fits my overly large hand like a custom job. This blade will now join my short list of life's 'best' things; Bible Ruger MK-II Bull barrel pistol '55 Chevy Saiga 12 ga shotgun my custom Khukris BK-2 As you can see, I like things meant to last a lifetime. Thank you for your genius Mr. Becker! My hat is off to you.