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I've been itching lately to get me a good folder so I finally ordered a BM 940 Osbourne after reading a ton of great reviews. Does anyone here own that knife? I know there's plenty of BM owners here, how would you rate the overall quality of your knife...worth the extra money? Also wanted to show this knife I've had for a while, my ex girlfriend found it in the park. It's an automatic and man this blade comes out with authority. Can anyone identify its maker? All that it says is USA and some number, possibly an issue number for military. The paratrooper looking symbol on blade will hopefully get me an answer but I've yet to see or find that symbol online.

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I have one and it is a great knife. Probably the best knife overall they make if you were to have a poll among BM owners. I'm not a huge fan of the S30V steel in BM knives. Not sure on the hardness but Spyderco S30V is better IMO. Benchmade makes great knives
 

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i own two and my son owns four we swear by them
 

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Benchmade makes a good knife depending on the class. They have multiple classes of knives, gold ( limited edition), black ( military/ police), blue ( standard) and red( cheap Chinese made). Stay away from the red class unless you are looking for a beater knife that you don't care what happens to it. I own two benchmadeknives and was happy with them. I currently run Zero Tolerance 301ST it's beefy and worth the money.
 

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NOPD took my auto open away from me. I was in cuffs and in no position to argue about it. Lol. They let me go and kept my knife.
 

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NOPD took my auto open away from me. I was in cuffs and in no position to argue about it. Lol. They let me go and kept my knife.
That sucks. That's gotta be the stupidest law. What f$&king difference between auto and assisted...0.005 seconds. We have same law.
 

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Walked over to a plumber to borrow a knife, he say's sure, he continue to state "I never met an electrician with-out a knife". I said well you hadn't met me yet either.

I can't hold on to a knife. I've bought and lost another one! ...
 

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Its funny how different folks are, I don't own any knifes like that and have no idea why I would need one. :)
Are you one of those "knifes are weapons", guys?

In these days of everything being blister-packed as an anti-pilferage measure, a knife I find is essential.

It is my preferred letter opener.



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Are you one of those "knifes are weapons", guys?
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No, I just don't know why I would need one. I don't have any problem with others having one or a thousand.


In these days of everything being blister-packed as an anti-pilferage measure, a knife I find is essential.
To me using a knife like that to open a blister pack is an accident waiting to happen but for sure to each their own.

It is my preferred letter opener.
I use my fingers.
 

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I use my knife to pick my teeth and occasionally dry shave my face. It leaves a nice rough finish and still allows me to strike a match off my cheek for a hand rolled cigarette.
 

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Yeah, everyone is definitely different. I personally feel nude without a knife on me. Every rare instant that I forget it, I need it, which is literally everyday. Knives are just one if those things, kind of like watches. Some have to have one and others can do just fine without.
 

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Its funny how different folks are, I don't own any knifes like that and have no idea why I would need one. :)
then you don't need one
 

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I can't hold on to a knife. I've bought and lost another one! ...
You and me both buddy, I lose knives like my kids lose their homework. I probably go through between 5-10 knives a year. Doesn't matter if they are nice knives or cheapo Chinese garbage, I lose them under houses, above ceilings, in peoples kitchens, inside panels....it can't hold onto them, so I cant bring myself to spend anything more than $20 on them.
 
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