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Old December 28, 2018, 19:32   #1
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Why is this pocket knife over $500?

Guys, I know nothing about knives.. well, a lot of stuff..., but why the hell is this seemingly inconsequential knife so pricey?
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Old December 28, 2018, 19:35   #2
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Old December 28, 2018, 19:38   #3
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Yeah, especially when the same knife is selling for $38 right below that offering. The Leek is my favorite pocket knife, period, I'd never pay more than $50.
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Old December 28, 2018, 19:42   #4
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Originally Posted by rowjimmy View Post
Guys, I know nothing about knives.. well, a lot of stuff..., but why the hell is this seemingly inconsequential knife so pricey?

Missed a decimal point.
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Old December 28, 2018, 19:48   #5
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They only need to sell ONE to have made the ad worth it...but I was figuring it a mis-print as well. I have seen as bad for other goods on ebay as well.
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You could do some searching and find a nice TLC and do the same thing, still saving a bunch of $$ and end up with a nice, comfortable CAPABLE rig...
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Old December 29, 2018, 03:01   #6
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Kershaw Leek Pocket Knife (1660) 3-In. Sandvik 14C28N Blade and Stainless Steel Handle, Best Buy from Outdoor Gear Lab Includes Frame Lock, SpeedSafe Assisted Opening and Reversible Pocketcl (5 UNITS)

As noted above "five units" might mean 5 knives for that price.
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Also, it could be a convenient way to do money laundering you know
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Old December 29, 2018, 07:22   #8
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Because *DURJAX* is an imbecile selling on Amazon ...?
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Old December 29, 2018, 07:43   #9
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Is HK marked on it anywhere?
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Old January 03, 2019, 19:37   #10
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Per the ad, it's for 5 units. Still not worth it.
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Old January 03, 2019, 19:46   #11
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Is HK marked on it anywhere?

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Old January 04, 2019, 13:09   #12
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It’s preban.
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Old January 05, 2019, 10:15   #13
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OMG it is the beginning of the Dems/Antis panic buying. I gotta go out and order more pre-ban stuff right now.
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