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Why does the BM 940 seem overhyped?

CharlesKnife Jul 11, 2019

  1. CharlesKnife

    CharlesKnife Little Member

    I've carried the Benchmade Griptilian on and off for the past 6 years. Over the last few months I've read a bunch of reviews and seen videos about the great 940 Osborne. Finally I got to handle one a couple days ago. I don't see what the big deal is all about. At about twice what I spent for my Griptilian I was expecting to at least thing, I need to try this knife out. But instead I left wondering why it's got so much hype about it. I guess I did think the blade would be more effective for prying something, but I don't find myself doing much of that with knives unless I absolutely have to.

  2. S2Six

    S2Six Little member JDBA Official Member

    I’ve got a grip and the 940, and I prefer my 940 for edc, and my grip for hiking, camping, and hunting. I like my 940 because the axis lock on mine feels a little smoother than my grip and the handle feels good in the hand for general utility purposes. It’s all just preference and opinion though. And with that said, I find myself carrying my Spyderco PM2 way more than either of them.

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