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Blade Show West

Discussion in 'Knives & Other Discussion' started by timbernet, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. timbernet

    timbernet Boring, Oregon Member

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    Stopped at the Blade Show West in Clackamas today... it is at the Monarch Hotel from 12-6pm today (and similar times on Sat/Sun)

    Anyways, some cool stuff. You can buy onsite at some booths and you can just touch at other booths.

    Busse knives are there selling a bunch of different production runs. Soooo tempted to get one of their "lower grade" productions (Swamp Rat/Scrap Yard)..... $100-$225 range.

    Very tempting!! But I think that non-exclusive knives like RAT Cutlery and Kershaw and Benchmade are just fine... and just because Busse and Family knives are limited production runs doesn't mean they are dramatically better.... but let me know if you feel otherwise... I might go back and grab one!
     
  2. bshnt2015

    bshnt2015 CA & WA Member

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    thanks
     
  3. timbernet

    timbernet Boring, Oregon Member

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    I went back after work :D


    Grabbed a small 9" Swamp Rat and a Benchmade Auto....

    Picked up a lot of papers, etc - want to look at the Damascus style knives, etc more in-depth... just didn't have the time today with work, etc....
     
  4. pease

    pease Stayton Member

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    the 100 dollar Microtech were the deal of the year. I got three
     
  5. coyote223

    coyote223 NW Oregon Stamp Collector,,,

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    Wow, I missed that one. How about a pic? :)
     
  6. pease

    pease Stayton Member

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    I'll have to try to get one from one of my boys. they are just ultratech black finish