Again, I fully agree with what I'm willing to spend. It's a great combo, but I'm with you on buying something different for $320 + shipping.SpyderPhreak wrote: ↑Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:08 pm
Much above $208 and I'm out. See above. I have enough in my collection, and given the competition at the price point, I think anything over about $220 puts it up against a LOT of other folders that I might rather have. I like giving my money to a local company that I have liked for a LONG time, but the price increases are starting to get a little out of control IMO.Tarheelpwr wrote: ↑Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:02 amYou can't say what they're selling for is above market value. Above what you and I are willing to pay? Yes. But to be fair, if there is a buyer for each seller (which there seems to be), the market will set "fair value". It's simple supply and demand. Based on DLT's current note on the site, only 1 out of 50 interested people received one of these knives. So, even adjusting for other sites willing some demand, there are still LOTS of people still hoping to score one, myself included.
Honestly though, I just picked up a PD#1 mule team and plan on putting micarta scales on it. For my uses, that will get me what I need at a fraction of the cost.
All that being said, it still doesn't change what the MARKET value is. Economic theory does not care what you or I think.