"I have gone through different phases of collecting throughout my years of collecting. I collected stockman knives for a while, Case pocket knives for a while, but mostly folding knives. Recently, I have been buying more fixed blades than anything…"
"I would have to agree with the ...full open or closed, unless it has half stops. I know I've bought more than one knife that "as new" but had very little snap do to being displayed partially open. That being said, I'm old enough…"
"I have the incredible CRKT Stubby folding Razel. I cut my finger twice when opening -- so sharp I didn't feel the cuts until after they happened & I was bleeding.
So I stopped carrying it for a year or two.
I picked it back up…"
"I've got over 100 Rough Riders and about 5 Bucks (4 from China). I think you can tell which knife I prefer. Sorry to all the Buck fans but the brand really doesn't do anything for me. As for the Taylor Made…"
"I have to agree that the Rough Rider's bring out a good knife with low price tag. We have a brand here is Australia that is also Chinese made / mass produced to a chain of out door stores called Anaconda, their homebrand knife is called…"