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Old 11-30-2009, 01:42 AM
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interested if anyone out there has a becker 7 or 9 and if so how do you like it ?

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Old 11-30-2009, 08:36 PM
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Have you had a chance to pick one or both up and see how they feel? I have big hands and the handle was not comfortable for me. I'm a micarta kind of man though.
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Have you had a chance to pick one or both up and see how they feel? I have big hands and the handle was not comfortable for me. I'm a micarta kind of man though.
Nope on my way this coming weekend. I got big hands to and was wonderintg the same thing. they looked big. I read on another forum that I visit about a guy that changed the handle . Guess I will see .. thanks for the feed back.
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If I recall correctly, they are bolted on, and one could replace them with a custom grip set. Good piece of walnut and a rasp and drill and one could make a nice set. OR whatever material wise. Thinking of making a set for my TBT Jr. The micarta is great, but I'm all about some custom features.
Let me know what you come up with.
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If I recall correctly, they are bolted on, and one could replace them with a custom grip set. Good piece of walnut and a rasp and drill and one could make a nice set. OR whatever material wise. Thinking of making a set for my TBT Jr. The micarta is great, but I'm all about some custom features.
Let me know what you come up with.
will do but am having trouble finding a store that sells them , i thought Lawman's would have them but they don't . will let you know if I find anything.
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Have you had a chance to pick one or both up and see how they feel? I have big hands and the handle was not comfortable for me. I'm a micarta kind of man though.
I never could find a store that stocked them ( at least close enough to drive to) either in the wasteland of NJ where I work or home in Missouri. BUT I got a Cabela's gift certificate for Christmas and have order the BK9.. will let you know. I like the idea of a thick blade with a flat grind.

Here is an interesting but dumb video about the BK9.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5L6ab3cP_Q
There is actually a series of this vids.
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I never could find a store that stocked them
I believe this is because they were manufactured by Camillus knives. Camillius went under withing the last three years and no one else is making them.
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I like the look of the Becker Combat Bowie- Big, but looks like it balances well.
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I got it at Cabelas , but only becasue I had a gift certificate. $90. it is cheaper at other places. great knife for the price.

PD you are right it has real great balance.
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I have a BKT2. (like a drop point hunter on steroids.)

I used it several years ago to debark locust logs when I was cutting my own fence posts, and it stayed sharp for a long time.

I had dressed out several deer with it, but it is overly large for that task.

My biggest gripe is that the screws holding the handles in loosened up too quickly - Kabar/Becker needs to do something there. I could just put some blue locktite or some kind of thread goop and be done with it.

If I needed a knife that was in their line up, I'd buy another Kabar/Becker
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I have a BKT2. (like a drop point hunter on steroids.)

I used it several years ago to debark locust logs when I was cutting my own fence posts, and it stayed sharp for a long time.

I had dressed out several deer with it, but it is overly large for that task.

My biggest gripe is that the screws holding the handles in loosened up too quickly - Kabar/Becker needs to do something there. I could just put some blue locktite or some kind of thread goop and be done with it.

If I needed a knife that was in their line up, I'd buy another Kabar/Becker
I lost one of the screws on my BK9. I sent Kbar a e mail asking where I could buy them and they send me a whole set for for free.
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