Buck 110BRS Knife, specs!
Buck Knives is one of the premium knife maker based in Idaho. Which started as a small family business, out of Hoyt Buck’s passion, now has transformed into a very famous trademark in knife industry. Buck Knives have invented many technique that can be seen in common knives these days. Buck Knives strives to keep the company’s standards by not compromising on quality, even after incorporating various technologies and method in making knife. That’s the reason why Buck knives stand apart from other Knife manufacturers. In additional to the supreme quality knives, they also give a forever warranty on their knives.
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Buck is the only company to offer such a reliable and assuring warranty for its products. Other manufacturers give only limited warranty or lifetime warranty for select knives. Buck knives have marked its unshakable place in the knife industry. Mostly sought by hunters, adventurers, professionals and knife enthusiasts for their collection, give or take – Buck Knives is the most loved knife brand out there!
Blade length: is 3.75inches (9.5cm).
Knife Overall Length: is 8.625inches (21.90cm).
Knife length when closed: is 4.87inches (12.37cm).
Total Weight: 7.2ounces (205gm).
Materials used in the blade: is 420HC Stainless Steel with Natural wood-grain handle.
After the Buck Knives officially got incorporated, the company rolled a unique folding hunting knife with rigid locking mechanism. The knife’s design was something new and different when it was released. It became huge hit that more than 15 million of these knives have now been sold worldwide. Also it is the most duplicated design of all time, numerous manufacturer started to copy the design and produce the same knife. But as always, Buck’s quality was unmatched till now. This knife was none other than the famous “Buck Model 110 Folding Hunter”, following the same design and features we have Buck 110BRS (Brass Straight Blade) which does the same wonder that got started nearly 50 years back. The Knife is pretty much same when compared to Buck 110FG in terms of size, but with plain design. The Brass Straight Blade differentiates it from the 110FG and the price differs as well.
Like most of the Buck knives, this knife too comes with standard 420 Higher Carbon Stainless Steel. This is a pretty good steel for regular works and everyday utility. The chemical composition makes it robust enough to bear maximum abuse. The blade also got fair amount of edge retention and stability. Sharpening of this Clip point blade is easy and provides a clean experience while cutting, slicing and chopping. The Clip point makes piercing smooth and powerful. With right amount of belly, the blade can exert right amount of pressure while in action. The blade is razor sharp out of box and has small portion of thumb stand near the handle, for extra gripping and support. This blade is proved to last in all kinds of environment, be it dry or wet, we loved it more then the Smith & Wesson SWBG2TS.
The Buck Model 110 Folding hunter was so famous for the ergonomic stylish handle in 1962, the same happens even now the handle is the most attractive part of this knife. The handle is made out of polished brass bolsters with natural wood-grain, this bolsters give a premium look when coupled with the wood-grain. Buck have used this same concept for few other knives and all of them are equally famous and sought after. The handle by default comes with 4 rivets in the wood-grain and no finger grooves. The polished handle ages beautifully, it rarely wear out, if it does then forever warranty kicks-in. The handle is strong enough and gives maximum comfort while used. When closed, the knife is small and compact making its way in our pocket or pouch with ease. The weight of the handle is perfect making this knife, a best EDC option.
The locking mechanism
Buck specializes in manufacturing the best lock back mechanism in market, they also pioneered in it. This folding hunter comes with a nail notch lock-back mechanism that gives smooth opening of blade and locks it firmly in the position. The blade never had any play during all activities, ensuring the style being maintained. This locking mechanism is very similar to the Smith & Wesson CH0014 tactical folding knife.
Our final verdict on the Buck 110BRS
This knife was designed to hold up the legacy of classic Buck 110, in my point of view it does a fair amount of justice to it, although could have improved in few places. And to celebrate 50th year anniversary for Buck 110, all the knives manufactures in the year 2014 comes with an emblem on the handle that says “1964 50 years”. This knife for the quality and performance, became one of our best pick.