Originally Posted by Dillinger
Both my Benchmades, my Microtech and, I think, almost the whole Cold Steel line have the clips on the butt end. Granted, none of them are cheap, but I don't believe in having a cheap knife as the blade steel never seems to retain an edge.
Thanks, I'll look at Microtech and Cold Steel.
I'm a little rough on knives. I usually carry at least two--one small
pocket knife, (I'm partial to Old Timers) for when I want something
that actualy has an edge, or a point for digging stuff out of my hide.
And a larger locking folder that does duty as a box opener, gasket
scraper, pry bar, screwdriver, whatever. I really hate to abuse my
Benchmades that way, so I use a relatively cheap knife. The current
victim is a half serrated Gerber liner lock, which pretty much sucks.
But I won't shed a tear when it finally dies.
I also carry a Gerber multi-tool, but that's a whole 'nother story.
It's not that I'm that big a Gerber fan---but I drive within 500 ft
of the main office at least a couple of times a month, and there is
nothing like personal contact to resolve those pesky "lifetime