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Preview – Unusual Suspects: Affordable Blades

Let’s be real, most of us can’t afford a custom knife that costs as much as a Glock 19. At the same time, those of us who can may not want to carry one at all times in fear of losing such a costly investment. Therefore, here are eight knives that have a list price from $25-$90. With a little online detective work, they can be found for even less.

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Brand: Cold Steel
Model: Hold Out III
OAL: 6.875 inches
Blade Length: 3 inches
Weight: 2.5 ounces
MSRP: $90
URL: www.coldsteel.com
This knife is incredibly lightweight for a folder with a 3-inch blade. The grip is made from G-10 laminate and has three holes machined into it so your fingers can get inside for a rock-solid grip.

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Brand: Camillus
Model: TigerSharp Skinning Knife
OAL: 7.56 inches
Blade Length: 3 inches
Weight: 3.2 ounces
MSRP: $58
URL: www.camillusknives.com
You won’t have to worry about having to sharpen the blade on this knife—because it’s replaceable! A four-pack of blades costs $22, but a replacement comes with the knife courtesy of Camillus as well as a nylon sheath.

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Brand: Tec X
Model: Inceptra T0074.5T
OAL: 7.625 inches
Blade Length: 3.125 inches
Weight: 5.4 ounces
MSRP: $25
URL: www.tecx.com
The blade and handle on this knife are made from stainless steel, and the titanium coating provides a sleek, modern look.

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Brand: Buck Knives
Model: Bones
OAL: 7.625 inches
Blade Length: 3 inches
Weight: 4.4 ounces
MSRP: $41
URL: www.buckknives.com
The stainless-steel blade and handle of this knife feature a black and grey Tiger Stripe camouflage pattern, and the handle has lightening holes throughout.

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