By the time you are reading and posting on knife forums, it's a pretty thin pretence of logical/practical knife purchase habits.
Design aesthetic and enjoyment-in-use are my key values, neither of which hems me in too much during the selection process.
Past: Dragonfly, Air, Rhino, Lil' Native, Caly Jr. SB, Brouwer, Chap LW, Para 3 LW, Native 5, ‘Chef, Mantra 2, PM2, Smock, Advocate, Kapara
Present: Para3 Maxamet/52100/XHP, GB2, Military Rex45/52100/204P, Police 4, Bradley Bowie, Province
Regrets: Para 3 Cruwear