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Recommendation? Is KnivesShipFree a reliable source?

Discussion in 'FEEDBACK: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!' started by crowley213, Jul 18, 2020.

  1. crowley213

    crowley213

    38
    Jun 15, 2020
    All,

    please feel free to move my thread if this is the wrong place to post it.

    My question: Is KnivesShipFree a reliable source to order a knife online?

    The reasons I ask:
    I am looking for a CRK Small Sebenza 21 with the satin finished drop point blade and dark wood inlays and I didn’t find such a knife anywhere else in stock (I understand it has been discontinued).
    As the cost of this knife means serious money I want to be sure that I buy from a reliable source.
    As I am living in Mexico it is important for me to get a good knife and source as a potential return of problem in the process means a lot of hassle for me.

    I am definitely also open for any other shop suggestion that is reliable and potentially has such a knife still in stock.

    Thanks in advance for your support.

    Herbert
     
  2. Barman1

    Barman1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 21, 2013
    KSF is one of the best!:thumbsup:
     
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  3. Captvideo

    Captvideo Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 19, 2014
    KSF is the gold standard.
     
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  4. Elgatodeacero

    Elgatodeacero Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 5, 2014
    I agree, excellent company and good people.
     
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  5. JJ_Colt45

    JJ_Colt45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2014
    good to go.
     
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  6. cheesemaster

    cheesemaster

    119
    Jun 29, 2012
    Top Notch
     
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  7. metaxasm

    metaxasm Gold Member Gold Member

    801
    Jul 14, 2002
    Excellent dealer.
     
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  8. Sharp & Fiery

    Sharp & Fiery Always Embellish Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 14, 2012
    Never had a problem!
     
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  9. willc

    willc Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 13, 2013
    They are one of the best ones around.
     
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  10. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    Absolutely buy without any reservations, they are really an outstanding place to buy from. They picture each knife you look at and you can get the one you like the best. Each picture has a number for that particular knife. Other places have a generic picture and you don’t know what you’re getting until you get it.
     
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  11. palonej

    palonej Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 5, 2015
    Order with absolute confidence!
    Great place to deal with.
     
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  12. WhitleyStu

    WhitleyStu Keep'em scary sharp!!! Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    767
    Dec 8, 2006
    Dr. Derrick Bohn founded the company when they were in Oregon. Derrick was a pleasure to talk to on the hone. Derrick moved the company to Escanaba, Michigan in 2015 but unfortunately he suddenly passed away in 2018. I miss his knowledge as he always was able to add more information about a knife when I was placing an order. I haven't purchased much since they moved to Tennessee, but as others have stated, still a first class operation.
     
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  13. Peter Hartwig

    Peter Hartwig Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 29, 2008
    Excellent company. I have dealt with them on a number of occassions
     
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  14. crowley213

    crowley213

    38
    Jun 15, 2020
    All,

    Thank you very much for your feedback, I really appreciate it!

    Herbert
     
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  15. Quiet

    Quiet "That guy" Platinum Member

    Oct 11, 2013
    Absolutely, they're some of the easiest to deal with and that free shipping is always blazing fast. Highly recommended.
     
  16. TOMBSTONE

    TOMBSTONE

    Oct 31, 1998
    I've ordered a couple times in the past with no issues. GTG
     
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  17. Wharn

    Wharn Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2011
    Yes, one of the best.
     
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  18. Vaporstang

    Vaporstang Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 8, 2014
    That would be a definite yes!
     
  19. cbr1000

    cbr1000

    Jan 31, 2013
    One of the best. I've ordered 2 CRKs from them with good service.
     
  20. Sir.Campalot

    Sir.Campalot Gold Member Gold Member

    42
    Apr 2, 2019
    Great vendor from my experience as well!
     

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