Benchmade Altitude Fixed Blade Knife vs ESEE Knives ESEE-5S Knife Tactical Survival Fixed

  • Great for hunting
  • Lightweight
  • Sharp out of the box
  • Comfortable to use
  • Very controllable
  • Great for survival
  • Solid and heavy
  • Blade is dull out of the box
  • Scales are blocky
  • Handle is not ergonomic

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Blade

Benchmade Altitude Fixed Blade Knife
So I have 170$ to spend but don’t know what to get, any suggestions?( not brands but actual knives, I’m between spiderco and benchmade)
Benchmade 15200 Altitude. You might have to shop around to find one at your price, but they can be found. Amazing little fixed blade that is great at holding an edge
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eltacotacotaco
2 years ago
reddit.com/r/knives
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ESEE Knives ESEE-5S Knife Tactical Survival Fixed
This is a big knife!
I debated between the ESEE 5 & the 6. This knife is big I could’ve gotten by with the 6. It’s a s big as my USMC Kabar just not as long but it’s heavy. With that said the first day I got it I did some punishment testing. I chopped through 3 4” pieces of wood, 2 pine and one Russian olive, I then bat...
5/5
David Gorrell
3 years ago
amazon.com
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Handle

Benchmade Altitude Fixed Blade Knife
Sharp and light!
Handles well, this knife is awesome especially for my sheep and mule deer prairie hunts where I carry a lot of gear. I didn't know if i'd like the orange but it's great, you never have to look for it. Great purchase
5/5
Canadianhunter1
3 years ago
cabelas.com
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ESEE Knives ESEE-5S Knife Tactical Survival Fixed
Heavy
This thing is wicked heavy and solid and bigger then I thought but is still a well balanced knife just heavy ... kinda wish I got a smaller version Deffinatley not an edc not like for camping or hunting or survival mode compared to the jeo tech which is light enough to to carry but probly wouldn’t h...
4/5
Will
3 years ago
amazon.com
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Durability

Benchmade Altitude Fixed Blade Knife
Top notch
Top notch knife. I havent used it for hunting yet but this thing is ultra-light and very durable
5/5
Thomas Martin
1 year ago
amazon.com
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ESEE Knives ESEE-5S Knife Tactical Survival Fixed
Perfect do it all bushcraft/survival knife
I’ve looked for a complete knife for years. One knife I could carry anywhere, for any task. I found it with the Esee 5P. Took it to the woods for a three day backpacking trip to put it through its paces to see how it would hold up. Blew my expectations out of the water. Baton wood, chop wood, cut pa...
5/5
damon c spurlock
2 years ago
amazon.com
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Price/value Ratio

Benchmade Altitude Fixed Blade Knife
Benchmade Does It Again.
This is a spendy knife but it is well worth the price. I purchased the firstlite edition knife because it is $30 cheaper on Amazon than anywhere else at the moment.
5/5
Hollibaugh
4 years ago
amazon.com
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ESEE Knives ESEE-5S Knife Tactical Survival Fixed
Spectacular Esee 5
I received an Esee 5 that was used (handles) and requested a replacement but it was lost in the mail. However, this does not take way from the quality of the knife but does speak to the character of the seller. The knife is AWESOME and has a 5.25 inch blade, and .25 thickness. The handles are micart...
5/5
Julian007
3 years ago
amazon.com
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