If I was going to buy an ESEE 6...

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Pancake
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Re: If I was going to buy an ESEE 6...

Postby Pancake » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:09 am

Have you think about Cold Steel Drop forged Survivalist?
Big Piece of 52100, 8 inch blade, FFG and you can get one with thin scales.
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Re: If I was going to buy an ESEE 6...

Postby kennethsime » Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:09 pm

Thanks for the recommendations everyone!

Buck sure does make some nice knives at a reasonable price point. I wonder what their margins are like.

For now, I ended up with two Moraknivs, Kansbol and Eldris. Very different from the original idea, but I think I'll see what kind of mileage I get out of them before breaking into higher-end territory.
Lost to the Ages: C90GRE Stretch 1 ZDP-189 British Racing Green | C28GRE2 Dragonfly 2 ZDP-189 British Racing Green
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Re: If I was going to buy an ESEE 6...

Postby Accutron » Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:52 pm

If you're shopping for knives in the size and price range of the higher end Moras, you might want to take a look at the Ruike Jager F118... 14C28N steel, full tang construction with milled G10 scales and a good quality ABS sheath.

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