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custom shop wishlist.....

Discussion in 'Buck Knives' started by jbmonkey, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. jbmonkey

    jbmonkey Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 9, 2011
    sure everyone has a list of things they wish could/would happen in the custom shop.....starting with bringing back the old true custom shop;)......that aside....

    1st pick due to I think it could be done and easily.......I'd like a pocket clip option for the 110. yes I know many here dislike pocket clips and that's fine. there are many folks who like them, maybe not participating here as I do, but they are out there in masses. buying up slims to get one.

    2nd wish list add is more steel choices. nothing crazy just normal buck steels such as d2, cpm154, s35vn, 5160, w2, 440c, 20cv, etc. wouldn't even mind if buck determined which steels were useful for which custom build knife. so couldnt get them all in one knife but only the ones buck said would work well for said model knife.

    also wouldnt be upset if xhp, m4, etc were added as well.
  2. afishhunter


    Oct 21, 2014
    Custom Shoppe 301 giving choice of covers, blade steel(s), blade grind (FFG vs HG), and number of blades.
    The option of a full length Spey and Sheepsfoot or Lambsfoot blades would also be welcome, in my humble (and worthless) opinion. :)

    I know that a 307 sized (or larger) option for the 301, and a choice of brass, nickel silver, or steel bolsters and liners are well outside the realms of possibility.
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2019
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  3. eveled

    eveled Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 11, 2016
    The choices are fine IMHO. Just not enough models. What would it take to be able to “customize” every model?

    You should be able to pick a handle material and order a whole set to match.
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  4. hhmoore

    hhmoore Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014
    Blade steel is the one for me. One of the knives I want doesn't even have an upgrade option. I'd be satisfied with CPM154; but, if they want to throw in M4, it would only pull me in for more knives.
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  5. GPyro

    GPyro Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 18, 2019
    I like pocket clips.

    If they put one on the new Open Season folder I would already own one. I know the old model had one but I'm not a fan of liner locks on knives that large..... plus they are a pain to clean up after use.

    ...….but then that would negate half of the fixed blade knives I own.
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  6. Canvsbk

    Canvsbk Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 18, 2016
    Took the words right off my iPad. For me it’s all about the blade steel.
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  7. jbmonkey

    jbmonkey Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 9, 2011
    actually a worthwhile opinion, Sir. I like the way youre thinking on this one. plus its a wishlist...:)
  8. Ernie1980

    Ernie1980 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    I would like to see different blade steels offered, and for all the knives in the custom shop. Also, a spear point blade option for the 110 and 112 would be great!
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  9. st8yd

    st8yd Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 6, 2009
    Drop point blade option on any 110/112 style knife. As importantly what ever blade they have available be an option for a reblade.
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  10. kossetx


    Apr 11, 2017
    If they did that they'd have people breaking their knife to get a blade of choice.

    What I'd like to see is a regular run 905. I'm currently in a big knife phase and I need something heavier than a 124 to slice through limbs and greenbrier in one wack. The 124 just doesn't have enough umph.
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  11. st8yd

    st8yd Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 6, 2009
    I don't mean give it away, charge accordingly.
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  12. BuckShack

    BuckShack Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 19, 2015
    I would add Blue Micarta as an Custom Shop option. I love it. And put the 302 Solitaire in the line up!

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  13. STDK

    STDK Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 31, 2006
    All the above and I would like a Grooved Bolster option.
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  14. 110 Dave

    110 Dave Gold Member Gold Member

    May 6, 2004
    ah ha! to get me to order a custom shop knife...
    lets see... first is steel choice s30v
    2ed is handle inlays rams horn or jigged impala ...
    3ed a extra light alum frame is nice...
    4th reg 420hc steel but with choice of past gold etch blades or
    5th choice of cutout designs in the computer files...
    so cut out of choice in alum frame with rams horn... yep got it ?
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  15. jbmonkey

    jbmonkey Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 9, 2011
    yep got it. good to see ya back Dave......
  16. JD Bear

    JD Bear Gold Member Basic Member Gold Member

    Aug 4, 2015
    Bone. Wood is probably my favorite, but I would love a 110 and 112 with bone scales. A nice brown or chestnut jigged bone would be awesome. If they threw the 300 series in there I'd be pretty happy with that too...
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    STEELHEADBULLY Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 4, 2014
    Have you tried the froe? That will get through about anything that isn't steel in one wack!
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  18. Lesknife

    Lesknife Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 31, 2018
    I would like this as well! I’m also wondering if s35vn will gradually replace s30v as we see more s35vn offerings from Buck. As yet I don’t have any knives in s35vn but I’ve heard a lot of good things about it when good heat treatment is applied which I’m confident in Bos ht. I have several Buck knives in s30v and they have performed excellent with only one exception of my very first Vantage small had some chipping but after resharpening it has had no problems. I have been very impressed with 20cv so far and it stays sharp a long time and only touched up two times and stropped in 5 months everyday use.
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  19. RevolverGuy


    Aug 19, 2015
    I'd like more sheath options to the 110/112. Maybe a leather one for horizontal carry.
  20. David Martin

    David Martin Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 7, 2008
    Buck has done a few of these: a 110 with routed buffalo horn to look like Impala, placed on a silver frame. This may still be a custom shop
    option. DM
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