"Here's a red one for ya, 1990 #303 Cadet. My first red Buck, looks lonely in there with all those "stock" black knives, (except for the blue & yellow ones of course). I think I'll send this in for a spa treatment, let's…"
"Father's Day gift! Very nice! Grats - that's the best! How do you like the drop point? I've got one and it seems to be able to handle everything as well as the standard, but to be honest I kinda look at a situation twice before…"
"Yep, THAT hatchet is buried. I have a couple other hatchets I should be writing about instead (namely, my Husqvarna hatchet -- though I prefer my Husqvarna Carpenter's Axe -- & my Firestone wood carving hatchet), but now I'm…"
"Definitely fair points, Old Guy, and I definitely appreciate your response, & I sincerely apologize for any negativity in my response.
I'd also like to take this moment to welcome you to the site, & to say (I think I speak…"
""but the bigger question is whether it should be illegal, and to the latter question I say yes, absolutely."
Just because you find this pricing method distasteful doesn't mean that it should be illegal.
The consumer is not being…"
"Old Guy, I completely agree with your thoughts. Further, the manufacturer could, theoretically, artificially inflate their MSRP to satisfy their licensed dealers in the form of a trade practice (as opposed to making it a written part of the…"
New guy here. First post. Happy to be here. The first time I ran across this "on-the-makers-site" high price thing was with Spyderco. Outrageous prices on the site! I scratched my head and thought I'll just go to my favorite…"
"Well, you are probably right, but I looked at a 110 today at the local hardware store, their retail price for a NIB 110 was $49.99, ebay has new 110's for $35-$45, they are currently going for $39.99 at SMKW, and that "MSRP" price…"
"Buck Dealer MSRP price list
2014 = $73
2015 = $77
2016 = $80
2017 = $82
2018 ? will not know until the new catalog comes in March. When I go to their web site it shows the standard Folding Hunter at $82 and for $7 more they will engrave it.
"Well, actually the #110 was listed on their site at $49.99 retail for years on end, as recently as last month, I know because I surf their site regularly. Now all of a sudden they are $92 for the stock version at the same time they introduce less…"