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Old 09-02-2018, 11:57 AM
Naphtali Naphtali is offline
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To buy a two- or three-bladed locking folding knife?

Perhaps 20 years ago I owned a Browning three-bladed locking folding knife. Details I think I remember are:
- Made in Japan
- [Advertised as] 440-C stainless steel blades about 3.5 inches long
- Aluminum body - extremely light overall knife weight (or so it felt to me); smooth enough configuration to be comfortably pocketable
- Rubber or soft scales with molded-in checkering
- Lock releases were a little bit forward of center of blade back
- One clip point blade with partial serrations; one drop point; last blade not recalled except NOT having gut hook
- Extremely easy opening and closing
- Possibly had F. D. T. or some other initials with first letter "F"
I seek a two- or three-bladed locking folding knife of good quality having general purpose blades [at least one a] 3-3.5 inches. Knife is to be carried in a front pocket, not in a pouch or scabbard. Since I am unfamiliar with such knives currently available as NEW or used excellent condition, I have no idea of price range, brands, or models. I have done a modest Internet search and have not clearly identified what I'm looking for.

I'm really "at sea" on this. New or excellent condition is equally acceptable. But New or acceptable what?

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Old 09-02-2018, 05:40 PM
damon damon is offline
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find a local knife shop, or sporting goods store, and check out all the different ones you might like.

unless you are looking to spend some more serious $$$ and have one custom made.
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Old 09-03-2018, 08:58 AM
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I still have a few of my custom made folders that I made 20 years or so ago.

If you're interested, contact me.
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