Buck Fixed-Blade Knife - Special
Great Knife; Best to Own
My father purchased this knife for me when I turned age 12 years, back in 1961, to use when we went hunting and camping. I also served in the military for over 23 years and used this knife when deployed overseas. I have had this knife for almost 50 years and the only exception is replacing the sheath about once every 15 years. I am pleased to see that Buck still manufactures these styles of knives and I wish them continued success (P.S.: I also purchased the same knife for my two kids, Jeff in 1982 and Stevyn in 1997. Needless to say, they are still using it as well).
May 13, 2010
I have used this knif for skinning and gutting deer for over 40 years. I sharpen it once a year whether it needs it or not. Mostly, it doesn't. From time to time I will buy another hunting knife, use it once, and put it in my backpack to use as a spare. Other knives just don't measure up to my buck special.
November 17, 2014
Love my Buck Fnife . Got one for my son . Getting one more soon . They hold an edge and easy to sharpen when needed . Field dressed 11 deer before I had to sharped it .
October 28, 2014
Good multipurpose blade
I give it 4 stars only because I've had it for only one year, so I don't know how it will hold up over time. I have the black phenolic handle, which I wasn't sure about because it seems like it might get slick when wet. No problems with that yet, however. The blade comes razor sharp and holds its edge well. It's a well-made knife with a perfectly sized blade: big enough for tough jobs but not so big as to be clumsy or useless for finer cutting.
May 20, 2008