Gear Affordable Blades – Unusual Suspects Recoil Staff March 9, 2012 Join the Conversation 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. Brand CRKT Model Crawford N.E.C.K OAL 6.5 inches Blade Length 2.75 inches Weight 3.4 ounces MSRP $55 URL www.crkt.com Designed by Pat and Wes Crawford, the N.E.C.K (No-nonsense Emergency Compact Knife) includes a custom Kydex sheath that features a patented, quick-release, belt-mounting system. 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. Brand Tool Logic Model SL3 OAL 7 inches Blade Length 3 inches Weight 2.7 ounces MSRP $36 URL www.toollogic.com Due to its plastic handle, this knife is very lightweight, but where it really shines is that it also houses a magnesium fire starter good for hundreds of strikes as well as an emergency whistle. Brand Kershaw Knives Model Needs Work – 1820 OAL 7.125 inches Blade Length 3 inches Weight 3.5 ounces MSRP $75 URL www.kershawknives.com This knife includes Kershaw's SpeedSafe assisted-opening feature, which deploys the blade incredibly fast with just one hand. The grip has indentations for your fingertips for a very secure grip. Brand Camillus Model TigerSharp Skinning Knife OAL 7.56 inches Blade Length 3 inches Weight 3.2 ounces MSRP $58 URL www.camillusknives.com Notice: We Found Bulk Ammo In Stock: SK Flatnose Target .22 LR 50ct $7.95 creedmoorsports.comSK Flatnose Match .22 LR 50ct $9.95 creedmoorsports.com RWS .22 LR R50 50ct $16.50 creedmoorsports.comCreedmoor .223 55gr HPBT 20ct $21.95 creedmoorsports.comVolume Discounts Available. Free Shipping on orders over $99 with code "FREESHIP" Disclosure: These links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you! 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. 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. 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. Brand Byrd knife Model Cara Cara 2 G-10 Handle OAL 8.5 inches Blade Length 3.75 inches Weight 4.25 ounces MSRP $50 URL www.spyderco.com This improved, second-generation Cara Cara from byrd has G-10 grips, and the clip can be mounted four different ways for tip-up/tip-down or left- or right-handed carry. Explore RECOILweb:Guncrafter Industries HOSS 1911BLACK Season 2 getting startedGadget-fu: Use your bicycle as a phone chargerLWRCI's Ultimate Hipster PCC Budget AR-15s In Stock: S&W M&P15 .223 $699.99 sportsmans.com PSA PA-15 M4 $719.99 palmettoarmory.com Bulk Handgun Ammo in Stock .45 Auto FMJ 230gr 1000ct $599 Prime Ammunition Disclosure: These links are affiliate links. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. Thank you! NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Click here to get IMMEDIATE ACCESS to a digital PDF of this target pack!