High-Performance Knives For Under $50?!

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Leave it to BLADE® Magazine and BLADE field editor Dave Rhea to find quality, yes, quality, production knives for under $50 each.                        (shown below is the 5.11 Tactical DTP)

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As Dave Rhea asks, “How does a knife company create a reliable, quality knife at low cost? According to Stephanie Young, Buck Knives marketing and communications manager, the key is to focus on robust, simple construction and tough materials. With the Buck Trigger folder as an example, she said there are several things for knife enthusiasts to consider—including Buck’s “Forever Warranty.”

“Forever is a long time and our knives need to last a long time,” she relayed. “EDC knives are truly carried every day and used more often than a task-specific knife.”alrt 01-6

The Trigger features a drop-point blade because it functions well in a variety of situations, she said. The Trigger gets its name from the choil that transitions into a flipper “trigger.”

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(at right is the TOPS Knives ALRT)

“Robust, simple construction with tough materials need not be expensive,” Young explained. She added … Click here to subscribe and find fascinating articles like this at your doorstep monthly, or pick up the February 2016 issue of BLADE on newsstands today.

(Shown here are the BuckTrigger (top) and Bubba Blade 7-Inch Tapered Blade Flex Fillet Knife)865 Triggerbubba blade

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