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Buck 486 BuckLite MAX Large Folding Knife 3-5/8" Blade, Black Handles - 3253

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Part Number: BU486BKS
Manufacturer: Buck Knives
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BU486BKS: Folding Bucklite Max™ Large
Buck Knives

Everyday - Reliable Tools for Everyday Life

Buck has always made their knives for the people who believe that the difference between a knife working and knife failing actually has serious consequences. This extensive collection of reliable tools offer the kind of performance and style your customers can rely upon everyday.

Easy handling, lightweight and reliable. This large folder has a lockback design, and high clip placement for discreet and comfortable carry.

  • Blade: 3 5/8" (9.2 cm) drop point, 420HC steel
  • Length: 5 " (12.7 cm) closed
  • Weight: 3.1 oz. (87.9 g)
  • Handle: Black glass reinforced nylon
  • Clip: Stainless steel
  • Made in USA
The original locking mechanism. It can be found mid spine or at the bottom of the handle, and it provides tight lockup that will wear well.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
4.762 (21 reviews)
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4 out of 5
Aug 12, 2015
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: Pocket Clip, None
EDC value
I like the grip, blade and lock. I am not a big fan of the clip. it is strong, but does not hold a belt well.
5 out of 5
northeast pa
Mar 30, 2015
Pros: None
Cons: None
For 20$ there's no reason to not own this Knife . Bought it as a beater and ended up being my favorite knife under 100$ and.... it's USA made with a forever warranty. Bucks version of 420 isn't bad either
4 out of 5
Snake Charmer
Southern California
Mar 30, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Feel, Weight, Overall Quality, None
Cons: Ease of Opening, Pocket Clip
Very Good All Around Knife
Knife is excellent "carry" knife for general use. I use it to cut rope and cardboard, tape and small branches. This is not a fighting knife. Blade is Buck USA; sharp, properly shaped and locks securely with the proper type of lock. Knife action is hard and stiff, even with thumb stud almost need two hands to open. Pocket clip is very light and easily dislodged. You will lose this knife if you rely on the pocket clip. Love the lanyard hole in the handle, it's a great way to secure the knife. The weight and general configuration of the knife is near perfect. A really great knife for everyday use. The service from KnifeCenter was and always has been amazing!!!
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