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A new family member...The BK-18 Harpoon....

Discussion in 'Becker Knife & Tool' started by Ethan Becker, Jan 23, 2020.

  1. Wapiti

    Wapiti Basic Member Basic Member

    450
    Sep 25, 1999
    Nice!!

    Looks like a great little worker.
    Thanks for sharing the history of its development.
    I have not used a harpoon style, so look forward to seeing how that works; like the wide blade profile.

    Brome
     
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  2. mrn8

    mrn8

    Jun 8, 2007
    Oooh...I like it! I always love a knife that gives your knuckles some clearance when using it in the camp kitchen. That curve should make a for a nice and slicey experience.
     
  3. trailbum

    trailbum Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 18, 2010
    Can’t wait to handle one of these.
     
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  4. Halfneck

    Halfneck Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 30, 2005
    Same.
     
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  5. fielder

    fielder

    641
    Jan 25, 2011
    I like it! I wish it was in Aeb-l.
     
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  6. DerekH

    DerekH Handsome According to my Mother Moderator

    Nov 18, 2010
    Lookin good, boss!
     
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  7. Mike McCarter

    Mike McCarter KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    185
    Oct 20, 2016
    Love the looks of it, E. I'm looking forward to getting my hands on one.
     
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  8. rpn

    rpn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 17, 2008
    Look forward to getting one!

    Wonder which knife you got from Jim? I have a Street Barong and am just amazed at how well it cuts and how versatile it is.
     
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  9. 1066vik

    1066vik Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2009
    he got one of the street barong protos
     
  10. cold one

    cold one Gold Member Gold Member

    818
    Jul 23, 2009
    A new Becker knife, very nice addition to the tweener series, really like the blade shape and the slightly longer length. Gonna be a good seller I'd say, I know I'm getting at least two.
     
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  11. granitestateofmind

    granitestateofmind Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 20, 2013
    mmMMmm....
    That looks like it's gonna knock one of my 15's out of daily carry. Uncle E., that is damn sexy. Sheath with the slots looks excellent as well. Are the two long "bars" sticking out of the end for a MOLLE setup? Regardless, I am really looking forward to getting my hands on a couple of these.
     
  12. tfields

    tfields

    Apr 15, 2012
    it looks awesome cant wait!! it drew me back to the foroum after a long brake getting like fixed!! BeckerHead #278
     
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  13. TwinStick

    TwinStick

    Jan 21, 2011
    Thank you Ethan for this Harpoon style designed blade . It is really nice to see something new that is a departure from traditional styles that is VERY functional & ergonomic, at least IMHO. Great job ! I now see tan at bladehq & black at smkw, also great job ! So looking forward to them.....BH #103.
     
  14. th3ug1y0n3

    th3ug1y0n3

    9
    May 22, 2019
    Happy Father’s Day here we come
     
  15. SALTY

    SALTY Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2000
    Like I said to you in Las Vegas, the BK-15 and the BK-17 had a baby ... and they called it the BK-18 Harpoon!
    Despite the sentiment of the masses, I really appreciate the trailing point.
     
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