"Here is my newest Buck. Pretty sure no one else collects the canoes. ;P I know, not their highest quality knife, but I really like the size & the incredibly sharp blades! I used the basic pakkawood/brown dymondwood…"
"Nice Vantage, Billy! I've got the small in rosewood, & the large in paperstone with the S30V blade. I really love the profile. The only problem I've really had after several years is that the blade tends to fall open…"
"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…"