Just ordered a Necker or BK-11 off Ebay, new in box. Wondering what to expect, do they come with a good edge? I know I will probably wrap the handle with some 550. How is the sheeth design? Does it hold the knife in there pretty well? Thanks:thumb:
A Ka bar made bk-9. The old Camilius ones are actually cheaper, but I wanted the 1095 Cro Van.
I can't wait to see how it stacks up against my current tank, Ontario sp-10. I know it'll beat the Ontario sheath wise, but I'm more inetrested in edge retention, sharpening, durability, and...
Any opinions on the Becker fixed blade knifes? I like the price and they are made in the USA. I was considering the companion in a 5" blade.
What do you think of this choice given the price is about $60- before shipping.
It would be for SHTF situation.
Charlie from MN
I've settled it down to one of these two knives, I want the 9.5 inch blade, so the choices are the Becker(made by Ka-bar now) BK9 or the Ranger RD9, I'm leaning towards the Ranger, so what are your thoughts on these two?, thanks, and by the way does anyone have a Becker Brute they'd be willing...
Question first, story later.
I know that the original Becker BK7 knife has since been discontinued as its steel (0170-6C) went out of production; production of the knife has since been resumed by Ka-Bar, using 1095 cro-van steel. I've heard the original's praise sung everywhere; is...