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Graduation Gift

Graduation Gift
« on: February 10, 2019, 02:21:05 PM »
My Grandson will soon be graduating from A.I.T so I thought I would get him something special and personal.
So I custom ordered a Benchmade everyday tactical carry for him.
There may be better designs but I was hindered by blade length and this one comes in under the wire.
It's a Mini Barrage with assisted opening.
« Last Edit: February 10, 2019, 02:23:40 PM by truck driver 2 »
TD

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Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2019, 02:46:54 PM »
First at all congrats to you and  graduate. That kind of gift are to being keept for life.
Bye TD
« Last Edit: February 11, 2019, 09:24:05 AM by juan »
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Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2019, 03:19:08 PM »
Being a knife collector of many years, you chose wisely!  :) I would not give any of my immediate relatives anything that nice as the idjits would lose or destroy it! LOL, the truth!
 

Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2019, 03:51:48 PM »
A knife always make a nice gift. :)

What's he got to do to get a Mark V? ;D
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Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2019, 04:33:09 PM »
A knife always make a nice gift. :)

What's he got to do to get a Mark V? ;D
That's a good question.
 For a few hundred more I could have got him a Vanguard but he wouldn't have been able to have it with him 24/7.
TD

Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2019, 04:46:35 PM »
Being a knife collector of many years, you chose wisely!  :) I would not give any of my immediate relatives anything that nice as the idjits would lose or destroy it! LOL, the truth!
Thanks Kevin.
I did some research before I decided on brand and I wanted one that was made fully in the USA and would hold up should he have to use it hard.
This isn't your basic Mini Barrage and it has several up grades that aren't on the standard model like the type of blade steel and some other ergonomics.
As long as he doesn't misplace it some where it has a life time guaranty so should it break they will fix it.
TD

Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2019, 04:47:27 PM »
Firdt at all congrats to you and  gradiator. That kind of gift are to being keept for life.
Bye TD
Thanks for the comments Juan
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Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2019, 04:49:04 PM »
Very nice TD, and congrats to your grandson. 

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Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2019, 04:53:23 PM »
Thatís a really nice gift 👍🏻
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Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2019, 04:57:22 PM »
Very thoughtful of you TD. I hope it is something he uses for decades.
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Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2019, 05:10:32 PM »
That is A very Nice gift TD. Im sure he will love it.
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Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2019, 05:51:00 PM »
What a beautiful knife. I love really good knives and they aren't easy or cheap to come by. That is truly an heirloom knife much like a Weatherby is an heirloom rifle. 
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308

Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2019, 05:38:20 AM »
Gentlemen thanks for the comments they are appreciated.
TD

Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2019, 09:00:48 AM »
Last year I decided to finally invest in a good skinning knife. I chose Dawson as my knife maker and they made me a custom skinner to my spec's. I can skin a rabbit or a moose with this thing and every time I use it, I ask myself, why the heck didn't I do this years ago. Sure would have saved on blisters and band aids. Your son is very lucky to have someone knowledgeable pick a knife for him.
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308

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Re: Graduation Gift
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2019, 09:50:31 AM »
Not to hi-jack the post, but I also bought my son-in law a Benchmade skinning/caping Knife a year ago, and he just loves it. Hard to beat the quality and craftsmanship of a Benchmade knife. BTW, their Butterfly logo signifies the balisong-style or butterfly knife that they mainly became known for as a knife mfg. Your Grandson will enjoy using and showing off his Custom Benchmade knife. Great gift idea.
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